Somerset, NJ (November 22, 2013)

Bob Mackie, legendary fashion and costume designer, has partnered with KAS Rugs in a new licensing agreement that will feature vibrant & artistic rug collections. The new Bob Mackie Rugs will debut at High Point Market in April 2014.

“We are thrilled to partner with KAS as they are a truly innovative company that values their relationships. They genuinely understand how to interpret Bob’s designs into beautifully detailed rugs,” added Marc Schwartz, Chief Operating Officer of Bob Mackie Design Group, Ltd.

“Bob’s artistic designs, and appreciation of color, are so unique that they bring an exciting look to our overall KAS assortment, and to the industry as a whole,” says Rao Yarlagadda, President of KAS. “Bob Mackie Home’s industry brand strength, coupled with our unparalleled reputation for color and design is sure to be a success with our retail partners. We are tremendously excited to launch this rug line at High Point Market this coming April.”

About Bob Mackie

Bob Mackie’s stunning costume designs have earned him a total of nine Emmy Awards, 31 Emmy Award nomination, and three Oscar nominations. His innovative work in the entertainment world has been legendary. His awe-inspiring costumes have been worn by hundreds of celebrities including Carol Burnett, Cher, PINK, Barbara Streisand, Bette Midler, Diana Ross, Madonna, Beyonce, and Jennifer Lopez. His crowning achievement is his 2002 induction into the Television Academy Hall of Fame, where he is the only member of the Academy who is a costume designer.

About KAS Rugs

KAS was founded in 1981 and quickly became known as a forerunner in color and design trends. KAS now carries close to 60 different rug collections in all constructions across traditional, elegant, transitional, casual and contemporary looks as well as indoor/outdoor and themed styles.  KAS has also recently announced their addition of Pillows and Poufs to their assortment.  KAS is known for being a trailblazer for innovation and design and continues to bring the most unique constructions and latest design and color trends to market.  KAS maintains its corporate offices in Somerset, New Jersey, with permanent showrooms in Atlanta, High Point, Las Vegas, and New York.  KAS services customers worldwide in every category of floor coverings and all channels of distribution.

For more information regarding this launch or KAS Rugs, please contact Santhi Yarlagadda at or Wendy Reiss at, and be sure to visit For more information regarding Bob Mackie or Bob Mackie Design Group, Ltd., please contact, and visit