Fort Lee, NJ – September 22, 2014 – Couristan, Inc., a leading manufacturer of fine, quality area rugs, residential broadloom and custom contract carpeting, was awarded the International Casual Furnishings Association (ICFA) Design Excellence Award in the Outdoor Carpeting, Rugs & Flooring category.

Couristan’s winning design, Ariatta/Navy, is part of the Covington Collection. The collection features indoor/outdoor area rugs made of 100% fiber-enhanced Courtron™ polypropylene that are water, mold and mildew resistant. An exquisite hand-hooked construction can be found on each of the collection’s highly durable pieces.

The award was presented to Couristan on Tuesday, September 16, 2014. Ronald Couri, President and CEO, and Amy Chato-Conlon, Product Development and Design Director, were there to accept the award on Couristan’s behalf.


Entrants for the Design Excellence competition were exhibitors at the ICFA Market in Chicago. Submitted designs were to have been introduced in the market within the last year and represent excellent design and product innovation. The Design Excellence judging took place on August 28 in Chicago.

For more information on Couristan’s Covington Collection, please visit

About Couristan, Inc.

Established by the Couri family in 1926, Couristan is the most trusted name in the floor covering industry, offering a vast assortment of exclusively designed power-loomed and handmade area rugs, as well as quality residential broadloom and custom contract carpeting. Couristan is also known throughout the industry as the pioneer in new construction and color techniques, which are used to create exquisitely, designed area rugs and residential broadloom products that are crafted from all over the world. Couristan products are available through department stores, home furnishings catalogs, specialty floor covering, furniture retail stores and major internet accounts. Couristan’s global headquarters with full showroom is located in Fort Lee, New Jersey, at Two Executive Drive, 800.223.6186, or visit our website at

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