Capel shows off new Anywhere collection
Home & Textiles Today Staff -- Casual Living, July 24, 2006
Las Vegas -- Capel debuted a new collection under its The Anywhere Group of indoor/outdoor rugs as the Las Vegas Market kicked of its 1st anniversary show today.
The new Fresh Air collection is constructed of polypropylene and consists of nine pieces in an earthy palette. Retail is $250 for a 5.3-foot-by-7.6-foot rug.
Business in outdoor and indoor/outdoor rugs has been growing steadily for the past five years, according to Allen Robertson, vp sales. Capel's team now includes a designer dedicated to outdoor products, he added.
Solaria, another outdoor introduction, is backed with Capel Bond liquid gel to make it impervious to moisture. "You can throw it in the swimming pool and it would come out fine," Robertson said.