News: Liora Manné, Trans-Ocean joins Las Vegas Design Center in 2012
LAS VEGAS — (Dec. 16, 2011) — Las Vegas Design Center today announced that high-end rug and home accessory designer Liora Manné will open a year-round showroom in conjunction with Trans-Ocean in January 2012.
Trans-Ocean, a New York-based company, has been a leading importer and distributor of area rugs since 1906. The company has had a partnership with designer Liora Manné since 1997 and will open a new 1,814 square foot showroom in the center’s Building A, Suite A-214 to showcase the Liora Manné lifestyle brand, including Lamontage rugs, fabrics and home accessories.
“We’re very excited to welcome Trans-Ocean and its Liora Manné line to the Las Vegas Design Center,” said Randy Wells, vice president of LVDC. “Through partnering with great brands in the industry like Trans-Ocean and Liora Manné, Las Vegas Design Center is able to offer exceptional products through its showrooms to retailers, designers and consumers. They will be an excellent addition to our 40-plus showroom lineup.”
"This is an excellent opportunity for the Liora Manné brand distributed by Trans-Ocean to grow into the west coast market,” said Charley Peck, president of Trans-Ocean. “By joining the Las Vegas Design Center and opening a year-round showroom, we not only anchor our product for buyers during the bi-annual Las Vegas Market, but also have a resource for west coast retailers, designers and consumers anytime. This move is an excellent option for us to continue to grow and succeed in the industry.”
In addition to traditional wool and synthetic tufted and machine woven “Everywhere” rugs designed by Liora Manné, collections will also include Lamontage rugs, textiles, decorative wall art and tabletop accessories. Another brand that will be featured in the new showroom is the Tommy Bahama Outdoor rug collection. The company has a complimentary showroom at the International Home Furnishings Center in High Point, N.C.
About Las Vegas Design Center at World Market Center Las Vegas
Sitting at the epicenter of the world’s fastest growing home furnishings complex, Las Vegas Design Center at World Market Center Las Vegas is a year-round resource for design-seeking consumers and designers showcasing top names in fine furniture, decorative accessories, wall décor, lighting, floor coverings, fabrics and trim. Open to the public Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., LVDC offers nearly 40 showrooms carrying hundreds of leading manufacturers’ lines. An important source of education for the industry, Las Vegas Design Center also attracts many of the industry’s most prominent thought leaders to its comprehensive slate of seminars, networking receptions and other sought-after events. Las Vegas Design Center is also home to the award-winning restaurant Mundo, A Culinary Haute Spot. For more information, visit www.lvdesigncenter.com.
Las Vegas Design Center at World Market Center Las Vegas is a property of International Market Centers, L.P. (IMC), the world’s largest operator of premier showroom space for the furnishings, home décor and gift industries. International Market Centers owns and operates 11.5 million square feet of world-class exhibition space in High Point, N.C. and Las Vegas. IMC’s mission is to build and operate an innovative, sustainable, profitable and scalable platform for the furnishings, home décor and gift industries. For more information on IMC, visit imcenters.com.
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