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The Rug Source in Denver Hosts Faces of Freedom

Washington, DC - From May 3 – 28, The Rug Source in Denver will host RugMark’s nationally touring Faces of Freedom photography exhibit. This collection of photographs, taken by acclaimed documentary photographer U. Roberto Romano in South Asia, depicts both the horrors of child labor and the hopeful faces of children the GoodWeave program has saved from the looms. The exhibit will remain on display in the showroom throughout this year’s Rocky Mountain Designers’ Market, taking place May 12 & 13.

04/21/2010
Landry & Arcari Host Faces of Freedom

Washington, DC - From May 6 – 20, Landry & Arcari’s showrooms, in both Boston and Salem, Mass., will host RugMark’s nationally touring Faces of Freedom photography exhibit. The collection of photographs, taken by acclaimed documentary photographer U. Roberto Romano in South Asia, depicts both the horrors of child labor and the hopeful faces of children the GoodWeave program has saved from the looms.

04/15/2010
Nine New Companies Join GoodWeave

Washington, DC - Nine rug companies recently joined the GoodWeave certification program, which works to end illegal child labor in the carpet industry and to offer educational opportunities to children in South Asia. 

04/13/2010
60% Odegard Sale at Macy's on State Street, Chicago

Washington, DC - This March, the historic Macy’s on State Street will host a one-time 60%-off sale of Odegard rugs certified by GoodWeave.™ This is a rare opportunity to purchase a sumptuous and stylish Odegard rug at a deeply discounted price. The store will also host two special in-store appearances of Stephanie Odegard, founder of the internationally acclaimed design company Odegard, Inc.

03/03/2010
Ethical Rug Sourcebook to Debut at Architectural Digest Home Design Show

Washington, DC - RugMark USA, the nonprofit working to end child labor in the carpet industry, is publishing the GoodWeave Rug Sourcebook, a hands-on tool for designers looking to source ethically produced, handmade rugs.

02/25/2010
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