Register to attend COVER Connect New York before 10 August to be entered into a prize draw to win 2 free hotel nights during the show and RSVP to the opening party, hosted in partnership with Label STEP and held on the evening of 11 September. COVER Connect New York is open from 9am-5pm on 11 and 12 September and from 9am-1pm on 13 September. We look forward to seeing you in New York!
Planned to take place at the time of year many buyers traditionally look to source rugs in New York, the second edition of the boutique trade fair is held at The Metropolitan Pavilion, a larger venue in an equally convenient central location. The twenty-two dynamic handmade rug brands have been carefully selected to offer a broad choice of some of the best rugs available today with hand knotted production from India, Pakistan, Nepal and Afghanistan, plus Argentinean hide floor coverings from Pampas Leather and a new range of furniture including mafrash and ottomans from Zollanvari.
— Championing Artisans — Inventive Design—
‘Jaipur Living aims to create beautiful lives for our clients and artisans. We are dedicated to upholding the traditional workmanship and artistic integrity of handcrafted rugs. 85% of our artisans are women from rural areas. The message we want to deliver is that, when provided with the right opportunities at their doorstep, women from rural India can be independent. The Eden collection pairs fresh, vibrant colours with provincial Persian motifs for the perfect blend of new and time-honored. Someplace In Time is a collection whimsically reviving a lost era in vintage design and craft.‘Jaipur Living
A global lifestyle brand with a passion for people, handmade products, and luxury interior design, known for its high-quality rugs, poufs, pillows, and throws. Jaipur Living operates with a mission to create beautiful lives for its employees, artisans, and interior designer partners while preserving the age-old art of handmade rugs. Through its social initiatives and Foundation, it supports more than 40,000 artisans in 600 villages across India. Highlights at CCNY will be presented from the collections Eden and Someplace in Time.
— Ethical Business — Innovative Fibres —
‘COVER Connect New York will be a great opportunity to reconnect with our clients and to meet new ones. We’ll be displaying our latest models in recycled hemp and goat hair. Our new collection is called “Peace and Harmony”, the designs combine different weaving techniques to create different textures in the same rug.’Kirkit
This Istanbul based company is widely respected for producing some of the most innovative handmade designs to come out of Turkey today. Kirkit Rugs’ owner, Ahmet Diler, is deeply involved in environmental issues and fair-trade business practices and in 2021, he opened a pilot workshop in Ushak, the first of its type in Turkey, where the weavers are paid three times more than the average Turkish weaver and are provided with retirement funds and access to health care.
— Pioneering Spirit — Exceptional Quality —
‘Inspiration not only comes from design and colour but also from the natural raw materials used. Samad has created textures that are exciting to the senses and are at really affordable selling price points. At COVER Connect the highlight will be the all-new Bohemian Collection. This Moroccan inspired line is made of rich, high quality all-natural NZ woollen yarn and is simply gorgeous to the eye and heavenly under foot!’Samad
With headquarters New Jersey, Samad is a leading producer and importer of fine handmade decorative rugs with an emphasis on all natural materials and highly desirable, affordable programmed carpets. The company has several new product launches for COVER Connect including the new Bohemian collection and additions to the popular Caspian and Bengal collections, which cleverly adapt centuries old Ushak designs.
— Innovative Design — Guaranteed Quality —
‘The reason why Zollanvari has managed to survive for six generations is by continuous change and innovation. We are attending COVER Connect New York to showcase our latest creations to an audience always hungry for new things. Even though we come up with several new collections every year, we do not compromise on quality.’Zollanvari
Zollanvari is an Iranian Switzerland-based company that is celebrating its diamond jubilee anniversary in 2022, a year that marks 75 years of rug excellence and innovation for the highly respected and trend setting firm. At COVER Connect Zollanvari will be presenting designs from the seven major new collections created in celebration of the company’s anniversary plus new additions to other popular rug series.