From business changes to product launches, there’s always something new happening in design. In this weekly roundup, AD PRO has everything you need to know.
The “Amazon Coat” of Rugs Is Here
This week, the New York Times covered a little-known but extremely popular light gray–and–white rug—likening it to the infamous Amazon coat. The product, which is made by New York company Rugs USA, copies traditional Berber carpets. Named Moroccan Trellis, the design is available through series of online distributors including Wayfair and Overstock. But buyers beware: As the article proves, it’s already just about everywhere. Call it the It Rug of the Internet.
Jenni Kayne Doubles Down on Home and Adds Focus on Interior Design
Jenni Kayne, California queen of cashmere sweaters and enviable leather shoes, ventured into the home product world some years ago. Now, after a series of additional launches, she’s making a more concerted interiors push—venturing too into the realm of interior design. “More than ever, we’ve collectively realized the importance our home environments play in our mental well-being and feelings of connectedness,” Kayne comments to AD PRO. “On that note, we’re thrilled to be expanding the Jenni Kayne brand in