The home drives AmericasMart’s January show momentum when design-led furniture, home furnishings, accents, area rugs and more converge at The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market, Jan. 6 to 13 and The Atlanta International Area Rug Market featuring the National Oriental Rug Show sponsored by The Oriental Rug Importers Association (ORIA), Jan. 7 to 10.

With new and expanded showrooms on nearly every floor, attending designers, retailers, specifiers and tastemakers will encounter what’s new and next across AmericasMart’s vast permanent showroom and trade show home furnishings resources. In Building One, innovative lines such as POLaRT (Floor 9), Lu Cushing & Associates (Floor 10) and Emporium Home (Floor 9) join the collection as celebrated lines including Leftbank Art Co. (Floor 13), Phillips Scott (Floor 13), JLA Home / (Floor 13), Ella Home (Floor 14), Zeugma Import (Floor 13), Europe 2 You (Floor 10) and sister collections Jamie Dietrich and Grace & Blake (Floor 10) expand their footprints. Jaipur Rugs relocates to the heart of the home collections on Floor 12 as part of AmericasMart’s continued integration of the home and rug collections.

The home and rug collections continue to grow with celebrated lines occupying significant square footage across the marketplace. Leading the growth is Devgiri Exports in its 12,000-square-foot showroom on Floor 5 and ELK Group International with 10,000 square feet on Floor 6. Additional advancement on the floors includes Capel Rugs relocating to Floor 3 and Light Garden opening a new showroom on Floor 6. The Home & Rug collection is also home to AmericasMart’s newest bridge, connecting Floor 6 of Building 1 to the Gift collection on Floor 6 of Building 2.

Supplementing the permanent home collections are notable temporary offerings. The celebrated HD Home collection returns to its landmark location on Floor 1 of Building One accompanied by the Area Rug temporaries on Floor 2 and Home Accents, Home Furnishings, Home Textiles and Fine Linen temporaries on Floor 7. The temporary Living. Outdoor/Indoor. The Gardens. collection is located on Building Two Floor 4 and the Halloween and Holiday, Floral and Baskets collections are on Building Three Floor 1.
AmericasMart’s Market programming for home and rug buyers offers diverse and exciting educational opportunities. Highlights of the January programming includes Pantone presenting color trends and the methodology of its color of the year; Stylebeat blogger Marisa Marcantonio leading a discussion of building home brands in the digital world; creating emotional design environments with Jamie Durie of HGTV’s “The Outdoor Room”; and home decorating tips from celebrity wedding and entertainment expert David Tutera. Oriental Rug Retailer of America (ORRA) again presents exclusive at-Market programming including a discussion of the future of the rug industry, educational programs and walking tours of the Market.
AmericasMart also celebrates the creativity, artistry and passion of the area rug industry at its annual America’s Magnificent Carpets Awards on Friday, Jan. 9 at 6 p.m. in the Peachtree Ballroom at the Westin Peachtree Plaza, connected to AmericasMart Building 1.
A full list of Market events can be accessed at