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Surya is pleased to announce that Andrew J. Kearton has been appointed as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. This position is central to continuing Surya’s strategic focus and industry leadership towards providing customers with exemplary products, tools and service.

Kearton joins Surya from Mohawk Industries where he oversaw the North American distribution operations and was responsible for delivering key optimizations, improved logistics and expansion of the company’s strategic footprint. In his role with Surya, Kearton will be responsible for leading the operations, human resources, technology and customer care functions for the company and will report to Satya Tiwari, president of Surya. As a member of Surya’s leadership team, Kearton will also help to set the firm’s long-term vision and direction.

"Andrew is a seasoned leader who has a consistent track record of delivering business results. He is uniquely qualified to drive the strategic prioritization and accountability within Surya, with a laser-focus on operational excellence and expansion opportunities," said Tiwari, president of Surya. "We are pleased to have him join the team and I have tremendous confidence in his ability to help us continue to expand and innovate to meet every customer need."

Kearton has more than a thirty-year record of management and leadership within the operations and floor covering industry. Most recently, Kearton was the Vice President of Distribution for Mohawk Industries. Prior to that, he was the Senior Vice President of Operations for IVC, a state-of-the-art startup production facility serving the vinyl flooring industry. Before IVC, Kearton spent 25 years with the Pirelli Tire Group in Europe and North America, where he continually increased his responsibility in leading the operations and sales organizations.

"Surya’s customer-centric mindset is one of the many reasons I am excited to join the team and I am incredibly energized to help propel Surya to its next phase of growth," said Kearton, chief operating officer of Surya. “The company has built an incredibly solid foundation of operational discipline, which I am excited to see rapidly advance in the coming years.”

Kearton will office out of the company headquarters in White, GA and this week will be joining the team at the High Point Home Furnishings Market to get a first hand view of one of the company’s key strategic areas of focus.

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(March 28, 2019) – Surya announces the newest accessories additions to its extensive product offering. Located at Showplace 4100, the Surya showroom will showcase the top color and design trends along with new product introductions across every category including rugs, lighting, accent furniture, wall decor and textiles. The new accessories will span a range of price points and styles. The company will also debut wall sconces and floor pillows this season.
“There is so much to be excited about this spring.  We are launching hundreds of new accessories, new programs including an updated Rewards Program and to be announced very soon another to-the-trade showroom location,” said Satya Tiwari, president of Surya. “I’m very proud of the work we are doing at Surya and of our dedicated team that works hard every day to provide our customers with exemplary products, tools and service.” 
The Surya showroom will also feature four immersive product vignettes that bring the season’s latest Surya Spaces Featured Styles to life. This season’s styles will explore mixing patterns in The Classic Rebel, going bold with a riot of primary colors in The Mod Squad, living a relaxed life in The Creatures of Comfort and the art of the staycation in The Escape Artist. These featured styles are further supported with a video and expanded accessories selections online at
In addition to an immersive and inspirational product experience this market, Surya founder Surya Tiwari and president Satya Tiwari will be honored by the world-renowned independent cancer research and treatment center with its highest honor, the 2019 Spirit of Life® Award. For the past six years, Surya has been a proud financial partner in the City of Hope’s efforts to fund new research and medical treatments that have led to therapies now used by millions of people facing life-threatening illnesses around the world.
“My father and I are very honored to receive this year’s Spirit of Life Award and look forward to spending the evening along side so many of our industry colleagues,” said Satya Tiwari. “Although we are receiving the award, the real credit goes to the efforts of thousands of our weavers, employees, customers and vendor partners across the world.”
Surya’s showroom at Showplace 4100 will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., including early access on Friday, April 5. Market attendees are encouraged to schedule an appointment with a Surya accessories specialist at Below is a selection of the new collections market attendees will see in the Surya showroom. Imagery for the entire line up of new accessories can be found here.
Lamia: The Lamia rug collection is the ultimate in cool sophistication with a subtle sheen and hand knotted cut and loop construction, featuring an intricately structured texture in a muted cream, beige, khaki and taupe color palette.     
Imola: The hand knotted Imola rug collection features a vintage abstract pattern with perfectly placed carvings throughout the design that create the highly desirable combination of high and low textural elements.       
Biscayne: The 100% wool, hand knotted Biscayne rug collection offers a selection of updated traditional and global bohemian styles featuring center medallions, immaculately patterned borders and fringe details.           
Lincoln: The machine woven Lincoln rug collection features a selection of updated traditional and transitional styles with beautifully distressed patterns across a color palette of gold, rust, wheat, navy and taupe.       
Nepali: The global bohemian Nepali rug collection is machine woven and was designed with comfort in mind, featuring a subtle texture and pattern across an updated neutral color palette of gray, cream, brown and black.     

Berber Shag (new designs): The Berber Shag rug collection has been updated to include new plush and playful global bohemian designs fringed with 4" tassels in the ever popular cream and charcoal color combination.        

Presidential (new designs): The rapidly popular Presidential rug collection lays a beautiful foundation with its new designs featuring high low distressed details in a variety of both updated traditional and modern abstract patterns.        
Eagean (new designs): The outdoor safe Eagean rug collection brings new global bohemian styles featuring tribal motifs in a calming color palette of teal, blue, tan and brown.     
Maroc: The hand tufted Maroc rug collection exudes a quiet sophistication with its subdued texture and pattern across a selection of six neutral color ways.     
Artemis: The 100% wool, hand tufted Armetis rug collection features a selection of updated traditional and global bohemian styles in an autumnal color palette of gold, burnt orange, wheat, burgundy and steel blue.  
Cherokee: The 100% wool, hand tufted Cherokee rug collection features three updated southwestern design motifs across a palette of cream, navy, black and camel.    
Louvre: The transitional Louvre rug collection is hand tufted and offers a selection of designs featuring an intricate balance of pattern and abstraction.     
Telluride: The hand loomed Telluride rug collection provides a sophisticated simplicity with its braided wool and viscose texture across four color neutral color ways.    
Whistler: Cozy meets structure with the hand loomed Whistler rug collection, featuring a lattice pattern and braided texture in a blend of wool and viscose.            
Aspen: The hand loomed Aspen rug collection features a minimalist aesthetic with a depth of textural perfection with its subtle brushed texture across six popular color ways.          
Cheyenne: The Cheyenne rug collection brings a truly artisanal touch featuring five hand woven, global bohemian designs with 2" fringe detail across a color palette of aqua, camel, charcoal, cream and dark blue.         
Ozark: The hand woven Ozark rug collection is available in five color ways and adds an instant warmth and comfort with its artisanal-crafted, braided texture.      
Coventry: The Coventry rug collection has a regal design appeal featuring a selection of finely crafted center medallion and paisley patterns across a color palette of aqua, mustard, camel, denim and fuchsia.
Surya's lighting category has grown exponentially in the last few years to include more than 800 designs across table, floor, task, ceiling lighting and now wall sconce options​ in range of styles and price points.
WALL SCONCES: The debut of wall sconces is a tailored offering of truly unique designs that come in multiple finishes and were designed to coordinate with Surya’s existing lighting and mirror options. 
Ellen: The Ellen wall sconce collection comes in both a glided silver and gold finish. These elegant updated art deco sconces feature tubular translucent glass rods and a beveled mirror.
Edmund: The Edmund wall sconces were inspired by Victorian era gas lamps, they come in both a weathered oil rubbed bronze and traditional bronze finish and convey a relaxed simple sophistication.
Axton: The Axton wall sconce will look great in a variety of living spaces and features handmade textured glass plates that are arched to capture light in an enhanced manner.
Ogee: The Ogee wall sconce is an updated version of a traditional French shape featuring repeated gracefully curved lines with a softened antique finish which allows this design to work well with many color schemes and other metal accents.
Roxy: The Roxy wall sconces come in both an antique silver and antique gold finish and features a striking laser carved back plate topped with a linen shade. These also have a matching set of Roxy ceiling lights.
Evie: The Evie wall sconce features a cluster of hand made glass ornaments that hang beautifully on a softened glided gold plate. Evie is a truly opulent design.
CEILING LIGHTS: Surya’s ceiling lighting was introduced just a year ago and is quickly becoming a go to resource. 
Roxy: The Roxy ceiling lights which match the Roxy wall sconces, also come in both an antique silver or gold finish, this light features an impressive laser carved design that wraps around a white linen shade.
Mist: The Mist collection features large distressed hand made glass orbs that come in three color ways. These are a great option when looking for a substantial pendant light to hang individually or in multiples.
Aurelia: The Aurelia pendant features a highly polished silver rod complemented perfectly with tiered aquamarine faceted glass strands to create a contemporary yet earthy design option. Also new for spring is the coordinating Aurelia table lamp.
Novara: The Novara collection is innovative and fresh. These ceiling lights feature geometric metal bodies, which create reflective planes and edges that provide a stunning visual impact.  
LAMPS: Nothing creates dimension in a room like the lighting from a table lamp. Surya offers a great new selection of lamps this spring - here are just a few the company is excited about: 
Moonstruck: The moonstruck table lamp features softened tones on an updated classic shape. This larger table lamp comes in three color ways and makes a grand statement.
Aurelia: The Aurelia table lamp has a matching pendant and features the same highly polished silver and aquamarine faceted glass strands to create a contemporary look that will capture and cascade the light.
Glacia: The Glacia table lamp features a neutral textured glass body with hand finished Jute accents topped with a tan linen shade.
The Azure table lamp, which of course is named for it’s color, Azure, which is a hue that is halfway between blue and cyan is featured here on a shimmering art glass base topped with a slate shade.
The Braelynn collection takes your traditional base style and gives it a geometric twist, featured in the dark wood and satin gold finishes.
Iverness: The Iverness table lamp features a uniquely styled body that combines a base of natural concrete topped with a nest of golden woven wire to create a grounded yet airy feel.
Scabbos: The Scabbos table lamp creates a lot of visual interest in a room featuring a natural stone body and oil rubbed base, topped with a rectangular matching tan linen shade.
Alasdair: The Alasdair mirror features a flowerlike design in a hand painted weathered mixed metal finish, the open frame mesh detail gives this large-scale circular mirror a uniquely fresh look.
Brevard: The Brevard mirror features natural fibers pulled over a light metal frame to create a casual yet refined statement piece. 
Emes: The Emes mirror features an organically inspired frame shape that surrounds a beveled mirror - this unique mirror comes in a dark polished metal finish. 
Freda: The stunning hand painted Freda mirror features an eye-catching sunburst of golden rays that creates an instant focal point for any room. 
Collette: The silver, hand painted iron-frame on this modern mirror hangs vertically or horizontally to add a 3-dimensional effect to any room. 
Eddie: This wooden framed mirror features repeated uniformed knots hand-painted in light-brown around its circular center.
Gia: Hand-painted metal framework with a gilded finish surrounds this mirror in a modern, unique shape.
Indra: This rectangular 3-dimensional mirror compliments multiple styles with its modern shape and metal textured hand-painted finish.
Milla: This updated traditional style mirror features a classic rectangular shape with a hand-painted silver textured border.
Misha: This beautifully crafted circular mirror features a natural wooden carved frame and a jute rope accent
Germili: The new colorful Germini floor pillows are as much for sitting as they are for adding a bohemian style statement to any space.  
Flokati: The Flokati floor pillows feature a soft shag and are available in 6 color options, these provide an ultra comfy seating alternative.
Bauble: The Bauble floor pillows come in both a round and square shape and feature tufted velvet with a welted edge that creates a slightly more dressed-up feel than many floor pillows and are a great option to provide extra seating for guests
Anders: The impressive collection of cotton and wool Anders pillows feature exaggerated textures and angular patterns in an array of neutrals ranging from creams, cool and warm greys, to browns for a soft but impactful accent. This collection also features a unique lumbar design in a wider size of 14” x 32” to create the ultimate in comfort. 
The 100% cotton Khavi pillow collection is a beautiful embroidered interpretation of the traditional Suzani design which originated in Central Asia, this colorful collection comes in a variety of sizes including an 18x18, 20x20 and 22x22. 
Merdo: Boho meets Coastal in the fun, upbeat Merdo pillow collection featuring loads of texture, color ways and sizes for the ultimate in mixing and matching. 
Alasdair: The Alasdair mirror features a sunburst design in a hand painted weathered mixed metal finish, the open frame mesh detail gives this large scale circular mirror a uniquely fresh look. 
Shelter: The beautiful embroidered classical floral patterned Shelter pillow features unexpected color combinations for the perfect furniture accent.
Kiko: The Kiko pillow collection is 100% cotton embroidered with bright tribal patterns of pink, aqua, saffron and yellow on a deeper colorful foundation.
Calista: The sleek Calista pillow collection features solid bright jewel tones with modern stitching creating geo-patterns across the soft finish.
Washed Cotton Velvet: This luxurious cotton velvet collection features deeper jewel tones with a unique stitching, creating a multi-tonal weaved illusion.
Lorens: The global bohemian Lorens pillow collection creates a stylish pattern within woven texture in an array of soft gray, taupe, white, cream, ivory, and camel colors.
Faroe: Beautiful patterned textures of cotton and wool with a grey and cream neutral color palette make up this cozy global bohemian Faroe pillow collection.
Cesta: The hand-crafted hair-on-hide Cesta pillow collection features a beautiful traditional basket weave texture showcasing the natural variation of tone on tone.
Cordoba: The beautifully crafted Cordoba pouf collection features a large hand-woven overstitched basket weave in a cream, camel and gray neutral color palette.
Prado: The cylinder shaped Prado collection will compliment many styles with its overstitched knitted texture and neutral color options in ivory, camel light and dark gray.
Zendaya: The Zendaya wall hanging collection is hand-made in India with beautiful embroidery of rich color on a jute background with block printed pattern and a fringe detail at the bottom.
Santos: The Santos wall collection features strips of leather woven onto the background to create a linear pattern and give the perfect masculine touch to a space.
Tatum: The 100% cotton filled Tatum bedding set features an updated diamond textured quilt offered in soft neutrals to easily pair with any style.
Sonia: This pair of hand-crafted gold accent tables are topped with rounded glass with an interesting grooved edge detail.
Suki: Hand-crafted gold metal cut outs surround this circular accent table frame creating a modern artistic look.
Ambrosia: This collection features a pair of decorative accent bowls made of aluminum and finished with a metallic coating to complement their unique shape. Available in combinations of black/gold, silver/gold, and silver.
Glacia: This glass vase is finished with a stone technique in natural colors of sage and tan, accented by a jute coil around its narrow neck.
Mist:  This collection of modern decorative glass accents feature earth toned color ways and a natural glass blown look and feel.
Pryamid: This slender pyramid in marble and offered in black and white or white and brown color combinations adds the perfect modern accent to table or book shelf.
Sphinx: Made of 100% marble, this boho-meets-coastal decorative accent is a carved shell mold finished in light grey coloring.
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About Surya
Surya is the premier one-stop source for coordinating home accessories for a broad range of lifestyles and budgets. An expert at translating the latest apparel and interior design trends, Surya artfully combines color, pattern and texture to offer more than 60,000 fashion-forward products, including rugs, pillows, throws, wall decor, accent furniture, lighting, decorative accents, and bedding. The brand also provides innovative display, merchandising and training solutions to support retailers in successfully promoting and selling home accessories. Surya has showrooms in Atlanta, Dallas, High Point, Mexico City, New Delhi, and Toronto. To learn more, visit