Outdoor Style - Homescrest

Laurie Bell

Homecrest LaurieBellMade in Dalton, Ga., this 100% solution-dyed polypropylene rug design by Laurie Bell combines indoor fashion with outdoor engineering and debuts this week in the Homecrest Outdoor Living showroom, 1744, in Chicago's Merchandise Mart. Yarns are machine-tufted using Computer Yarn Placement technology and coordinated with popular outdoor fabric shades for 3,000 hours of lightfastness. The rug's non-skid backing is made from natural/synthetic rubber, a renewable material proven in the marine industry, and ideal for indoor use on hard surfaces as well as fully outdoors.

Chris Gigley | Contributing Writer, Casual Living

Chris Gigley has covered the home furnishings industry for more than 20 years as an editor and contributing writer.

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June Digital Edition

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