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Capel Rugs Announces High Point Introductions

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Capel Rugs, America's oldest and largest privately-owned rug manufacturer and importer, announce that it will present new collections, designs, colorways and shapes at the 2008 Home Furnishing Market at High Point, April 7-13, 2008. The Capel showroom is located at Market Square, space 112. Exploring the rich heritage of designs and textures with an emphasis on bold, red colorways, Capel will unveil a new look to this year's showroom that emphasizes the unique beauty of each Capel rug. "We wanted to bring something bold and striking to the table this year," said Allen Robertson. "We've definitely accomplished that with the new display at the forefront of our showroom that highlights not only the stand-alone beauty of each Capel rug, but also their great versatility." Visitors to the main showroom entrance will see a wide selection of Capel rugs in predominantly red colorways and showcased in a new minimalist, modern setting. Many of the designs are influenced by the warm colors and rich heritage found in India and China. The newly designed entry will showcase the unparalleled quality of each Capel rug and its ability to mesh with any design palate in any home. NEW PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS new collection BOTANICAL-POINSETTIA: Capel's brand new Botanical-Pointsettia collection couples exclusive licensee Biltmore For Your Home™ designs with an American Originals™ border. Inspired by the beauty of the Biltmore Estate at Christmas, Poinsettia's all wool micro loop hook center features a ring of seasonal poinsettias is framed by a wool blend braid border. new collection AMERICAN ORIGINALS™: Capel is introducing two new American Originals™ collections at High Point. Featuring a clean, monochromatic look and attractive textures, Heathered and Essence offer subtle floor coverings that may be easily coordinated with any design palate. These new braids work well in both modern and traditional settings. Heathered is a durable and reversible braided rug made of 50% wool and 45% nylon. With saturated colors and a textural feel, these tonal braids easily mix with other rugs in the home and coordinate with Capel's solid, hand tufted Stoneridge collection. Heathered is available in five colorways: camel, sage, dark red, beige and khaki. Braided | Made in the USA. A 5' x 8' oval retails for $379. Essence's three-color braids coordinate with many of Capel's classic braids, such as Homecoming and Lexington. Essence is 50% wool, naturally stain resistant and 100% reversible. Available in rosewood, olive branch, java and hazel colorways, Essence allows you to mix and match colors and styles to create a fresh look for your home. new designs REGAL COLLECTION: Capel has dramatically increased its contemporary offerings with new designs in the Regal collection. Hints of art deco enhance the sophisticated modernity of these new rugs. Consumers may now enjoy a modern look with the traditional Capel quality. Made of 100% wool, diverse new designs in this line of hand-tufted Regal rugs range from dramatic deco to soft contemporary. Weavers use mill-spun wool to give these rugs a smooth, silky feel. Each rug is triple washed for a rich patina. new collection SEAGRASS: Capel will launch the Seagrass collection at April's High Point Market. This exceptional woven rug is 70% seagrass and 30% cotton. Seagrass features a hard, smooth finish fiber that is easy to care for, durable and stain resistant. An ideal rug for high-traffic areas, its natural beauty stands up to tough use. Seagrass is available in jade, black, flannel and cocoa colorways. new pattern, colors and shapes MUMTAZ COLLECTION The new Mumtaz-Herati design features delicate floral mosaics in a sophisticated tobacco colorway. Imported exclusively by Capel, Mumtaz-Herati is a blend of superior, hand-spun 100% wool yarn. Now in a new 8' scallop shape, Mumtaz-Meshed is composed of a blend of superior, hand-spun 100% wool yarn. Imported exclusively by Capel, the contrasting colors in the shaped borders showcase delicate Persian motifs. Mumtaz-Meshed 8' scallop shape is available in two colorways: celadon/cocoa and ivory/champagne. Now in new colorway espresso, Mumtaz-Mahal is composed of a blend of superior, hand-spun 100% wool yarn. CAPEL CARE PROGRAM Capel's brand new Capel Care cleaning product removes tough stains and dirt from the most delicate rugs. Eco-friendly and safe around children and pets, Capel Care's patented formula removes stains and grime and shields rugs from dirt long after it has been applied. Capel Care will be introduced and demonstrated by two unique spokespeople at the 2008 High Point Market.

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