EYE AM THE RUG INDUSTRY. WE ARE WATCHING

EYE AM THE RUG INDUSTRY. WE ARE WATCHING  is about

  •  SHARING THE STORIES
  •  SHOWING THE FACTORIES
  • OPEN AND SHARING THE SCHOOLS, HOSPITALS AND OTHER GOOD DEADS COMPANIES HAVE DONE

Rug News andDesign is starting to bring together and show all the good that has been done through EYE AM THE RUG INDUSTRY. WE ARE WATCHING: The Visual Campaign.

WHY ME, WHY US, WHY NOW?

For four days at a tradeshow, I watched many men’s faces almost break down into tears over hearing and seeing what a witch hunt can do to their core beliefs. I have seen passion for the truth leaping from their beings.

I have felt the sorrow of the most recent attack on their country, on their business, sink in as reality of what false truths can do.

WHY ME?

I was brought up playing on piles of carpets. I listened to my father speak passionately about the changes. I visited rug factories in the 80’s and 00’s. I joined Rug News andDesign because I believed in the importance of spreading information, educating and sharing in the diverse culture of the rug industry.

I am a mother. I am a daughter. I am a reporter.

WHY US?

Rug News andDesign has for 35 years been the trade magazine. We have fought alongside rug companies  as the world has changed, as the markets have changed. We have traveled. We have listened. We have asked the questions. We have shared.

Rug News andDesign cares about the success of your business.

Rug News andDesign cares about the success of the rug industry.

We are who we are. We are the industry trade magazine. We have access no one else has.

We are independent. We are http://www.rugnewsanddesign.com. We are Rug News andDesign.

WHY NOW ?

It is time to pull together and show the world, the rug buyers, the consumers, that we have been working to improve the lives of those who make our rugs.

THE  GOAL — To change the dialogue of the rug industry by accenting the positive ,  with

  • pictures of schools and hospitals that you have set up
  • pictures of villages to show off India
  • interviews with weavers, teachers, doctors, owners To write and put in context the lives of Indians
  • explanations  of in types of looms and weaves
  • meeting with NGO’s to start and continue an open dialogue about change.

Check it out on my company website http://www.rugnewsandesign.com

They will have the business side of the month long adventure I am having with my son. There you will learn about looms, the corporate social responsibility rug companies are doing to help change the industry and make the weavers lives better.

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