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January 26, 2024
Peach Fuzz: Pantone's Color of the Year for 2024
October 14, 2023
Tips for Layering Area Rugs on Top of Sisal Rugs: A Guide for Interior Designers
October 11, 2023
Bringing the Essence of Autumn into Your Home with Mafi Rugs
October 2, 2023
Should you put a rug under the dining table?
September 14, 2023
Discovering the World of Rugs: From Bellevue to Beyond
August 18, 2023
Elevating Your Home with Proper Rug Care: Tips from Mafi Rugs
June 8, 2023
Transform Your Home Completely with Beautiful Designer Area Rugs!
May 26, 2023
Keeping Your Outdoor Area Rug looking vibrant through the summer
May 24, 2023
Stickley Area Rugs inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright
May 12, 2023
The most expensive rug in the world... remastered!
April 19, 2023
Designer Area Rugs - 10 Ideas You Can Try to Make Your Property Look Fantastic
April 4, 2023
Find the Best Quality Custom Rugs for Sale Near You!
March 21, 2023
Modern Area Rugs vs. Contemporary Area Rugs
February 23, 2023
Tips to Make Your Modern Design Area Rugs Enhance the Style of Any Room!
February 15, 2023
Visit a Large Area Rug Sale Near You for the Finishing Touch to Your Home Decor!
January 31, 2023
Today is Improve your Heart with Art Day
January 24, 2023
2022 Was an Extraordinary Year at Mafi Rugs
January 22, 2023
Five tips and tricks for designers for designers on social media
January 4, 2023
January 4, 2023, is National Trivia Day.
December 15, 2022
Happy International Tea Day
December 9, 2022
Pantone Color of the Year 2023: Viva Magenta
December 6, 2022
Cozy for the holidays - tips to make the holidays more doable
November 9, 2022
One of ILF’s aims in Southern India is to support local leaders financially and spiritually. Through your support, 80 leaders are given the financial means to support both their families and ministries. Spiritual support is given through resources, devotionals and Q&A with our team in the US.
November 1, 2022
In the month of November, with the purchase of every Mafi rug WE WILL DONATE AN ADDITIONAL $50 to the Impact A Life Foundation!
October 24, 2022
Definitely no obstacle will stop our Savior from reaching us
October 18, 2022
In partnership with Days For Girls, ILF has adopted a menstrual health program for young girls. In impoverished communities, girls often miss school due to lack of knowledge and resources related to their health and development. ILF’s program involves the education and supplies to keep them in school and participating in daily life!
October 11, 2022
In addition to our typical operations, a few more exciting things taking place this week:
October 2, 2022
According to the CDC, only 2% of the population in Sierra Leone has access to clean, readily available drinking water, and most households lack basic sanitation. ILF provides clean and safe drinking water for communities surrounding ILF projects through 2 maintained wells. We also provide training in health and hygiene as well as toilet systems to address sanitation concerns
June 11, 2022
Impact A Life announces a new partnership in southern India!
May 20, 2022
219 surgeries over the last three months
May 15, 2022
ILF Community Partner Highlight | Scansen family
May 5, 2022
Dental hygiene is an important but often times overlooked need in developing countries
April 28, 2022
Less than 20 percent of available farmland in Sierra Leone is being used for food production
April 27, 2022
April 19, 2022
Pictured are the players of ILF’s soccer ministry. As part of this program, players are learning the value of servant leadership
April 6, 2022
Over 2,000 hernia surgeries completed so far
December 18, 2020
Mafi Signature 16: turn your unique vision into a reality
August 20, 2020
You can still be friends with red wine and coffee!
July 27, 2020
An area rug showing signs of sprouting.
July 14, 2020
Annual Clearance Sale at Seldens Home Furnishing in Tacoma
July 2, 2020
Make the outdoors feel like a refuge with the perfect outdoor area rug
April 27, 2020
Design with Intention series: Where is my rug made?
April 7, 2020
Regal | King Zion | 24131: Rust/Beige area rug
March 23, 2020
Fiber Protector by Mafi: a powerful option to disinfect the workplace during and after COVID-19
November 28, 2019
Let’s not underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, or the smallest act of caring this Thanksgiving season.
September 4, 2019
Fall Fashion from the Ground Up
May 12, 2019
Caring for your outdoor area rug
April 3, 2019
From ocean blue to bold corals by Cyrus Mafi of Mafi International
January 15, 2019
What is the difference between silver and gray?
January 3, 2019
Large area rugs are one of the top trends we see coming down the pipeline in 2019
December 24, 2018
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
December 11, 2018
Living Coral is the Pantone Color of the Year for 2019
November 26, 2018
Traditional red and green cozy holiday area rugs
October 4, 2018
Cozy Wedding Ideas - using area rugs in a vintage wedding
August 16, 2018
She shed with Mafi International rug
August 1, 2018
Signature 16 and our industry exclusive Masala Wash
July 30, 2018
3rd and Wall | ULAV-157: Blue/Grey area rug
July 23, 2018
Your new handmade rug is a long-lasting investment
July 20, 2018
The Donegal rug by Stickley
July 13, 2018
Choosing the right rug can be intimindating
July 11, 2018
We promise an unforgettable experience
July 9, 2018
Having a custom designed rug is within reach!
July 4, 2018
Happy 4th of July!
June 19, 2018
Caring for your new rug (roomshot)
June 17, 2018
June 12, 2018
The Royal Purple
June 10, 2018
Calvin Klein | CK217: Tundra
June 9, 2018
Treat your rug the right way and it will last a lifetime!
June 1, 2018
Barclay Butera | Dynasty | DYN03: Midnight area rug at Mafi International
May 28, 2018
Happy Memorial Day!
May 17, 2018
Spice up your backyard this summer with an outdoor rug
May 15, 2018
Created to be the heirlooms of tomorrow while meeting the timeless living of today’s lifestyle
May 13, 2018
May 1, 2018
Mafi International is a wonderful, generous organization that gives back to the those in need...
April 29, 2018
I have worked with Mafi International for a few years now and can't say enough good things about the owner Cyrus and his staff. They are always so well informed about their products and so very professional with my clients. - Beverly Bradshaw Interiors
April 28, 2018
In this four-part series, we will walk you through the latest trends taking inspiration from the runways of New York City that you can easily incorporate into your home like a design pro.
April 27, 2018
The Stickley English Garden: Black/Red area rug at Mafi International Rugs
April 23, 2018
Barclay Butera | Dynasty | DYN05: Midnight area rug
April 21, 2018
Rugs carrying the Mafi Signature are created to be the heirlooms of tomorrow while meeting the timeless living of today’s lifestyle. Each rug is handpicked to ensure excellence in design, yarn quality, dye selection and knotting technique
April 17, 2018
Your new handmade rug is a long-lasting investment
April 15, 2018
This stone inspired colored palette pairs well with naturally warm-stained cabinets, flooring, and furniture.
April 13, 2018
The ability to create designs and custom color area rugs in a 3D environment
April 9, 2018
Do you dare to decorate with these gorgeous oranges? Paint image courtesy of Better Homes and Garden.
April 5, 2018
Bright white, yellow, and navy are a timeless color combo with area rugs
April 1, 2018
Happy Easter from our family to yours!
March 23, 2018
In this four-part series, we will walk you through the latest trends taking inspiration from the runways of New York City that you can easily incorporate into your home like a design pro.
March 21, 2018
Rug wear is inevitable, but frequently rotating your rug 180 degrees will help equalize the effects of wear.
March 19, 2018
Accidents happen
February 22, 2018
The color blue can represent trust and stability, which makes this Mafi Signature rug perfect for your living room.
February 14, 2018
Show your room some love this Valentine's Day!
February 12, 2018
To steam or not to steam, that is the question.
January 31, 2018
Silk Road | Medah | 19133803: Beige/Tan area rug
January 11, 2018
January 1, 2018
Wishing you all a very Happy New Year!
December 29, 2017
The color purple is often associated with royalty, nobility, luxury, power, and ambition? We think its a gorgeous color worthy of gracing your home with!
December 25, 2017
From the Mafi International Rugs family to yours... Merry Christmas!
December 17, 2017
Rug wear is inevitable, but frequently rotating your rug 180 degrees will help equalize the effects of wear
August 17, 2017
An area rug season with the feeling of fall collage
July 1, 2017
Area Rug Color trends in 2017: hitting the runway
February 7, 2017
Grow into the New Year with "Greenery"
December 30, 2016
Mafi Signature 16 Collection
December 3, 2016
At times we forget to design with intention and fear to walk the edge. Design with intention: Winter 2012
November 23, 2016
May we extend our thanks and gratitude for over 20 years of support, encouragement and loyalty, and wish you all a joyful Thanksgiving holiday
September 6, 2016
Welcome to the Wonderful World of Bamboo Silk
August 1, 2016
This eco-friendly rug collection is hand-made in the villages of Varanasi, using clean and un-dyed wool.
June 28, 2016
Sip and Socialize this summer with a custom rug inspired by our favorites!
June 7, 2016
Bring the inside out with the Outdoor Rug Collection from Mafi International
June 1, 2016
We are excited to announce that as of June 1st 2016 Mafi International has a new corporate address as well as a new receiving center.
April 6, 2016
Mafi International and Seldens Designer Home Furnishings announce expanded partnership in Bellevue and Tacoma WA
March 24, 2016
Souls... Lost and Found - Cyrus' Mission Trip to Africa
March 19, 2016
Green With Envy... create the perfect rug for any occasion with Mafi Signature 16 custom rugs
February 19, 2016
The Best Colors to Make a Small Space Feel Bigger
January 24, 2016
Pet Friendly Rugs with the Masala Wash
December 21, 2015
Merry Christmas from Mafi International
December 11, 2015
Mafi Signature 16 in Pantone's colors of the year 2016
November 30, 2015
How to decorate with Grey, monochromatic colors
September 14, 2015
A fall worth catching! The Regal Oracle collection by Mafi International Rugs
September 11, 2015
East meets West: Designer Rugs inspired by Asian art and Design
September 8, 2015
Mafi International invites you to J Garner Home's open house and lunchtime presentation
June 17, 2015
Celebrating the US Open 2015
May 29, 2015
Parisian Style from the ground up with the perfect area rugs and accessories
May 22, 2015
Monochromatic Minimalism: A Bold Guide to Design
May 1, 2015
Help support the Nepalese earthquake victims
April 22, 2015
Turquoise Dreams: Luxurious Design Inspiration with Mafi International Signature 16
April 8, 2015
Exquisite Exterior Rooms with outdoor rugs and accessories at Mafi International
March 27, 2015
What's Hot? Trend Talk with Cyrus Mafi
March 16, 2015
Stickley Starter Collection at Mafi International Rugs in Seattle
March 5, 2015
Gelato Collection
February 20, 2015
Sail the Majestic Sea With Mafi International Rugs
February 12, 2015
50 Shades of Gray Rugs
January 30, 2015
January 21, 2015
Zen Inspired Custom Rugs
January 5, 2015
Stickley in Seattle | Mafi International
December 19, 2014
Mafi Signature 16 Collection
December 17, 2014
The Mafi Signature 16 custom rug Collection by Mafi International rugs in Seattle
December 4, 2014
Pantone color of the year by Mafi International rugs
November 26, 2014
Cyrus Mafi visiting one the Impact A Life Foundation orphanages in Kathmandu
November 24, 2014
 Mafi Signature 16Runway inspired  custom rugs designed by Renee Manier at Mafi International
November 10, 2014
Concept to Reality
October 24, 2014
Recycled Sari Silk Rugs
October 15, 2014
This before and after caught my eye because it is a realistic and considerate remodel with care and concern. Scale, form and funtion- Check . Humble, modern and sleek- Check.
October 9, 2014
Brilliant Blues: Harmonious Blending at Mafi International
October 7, 2014
Love and Live: Farmhouse Style
July 17, 2014
Interior Design: the Art of Editing
July 9, 2014
Outdoor design trends for 2014
July 3, 2014
Highlands dining room and Montery Mist rug at Mafin International, a Stickley Authorized Dealer
June 25, 2014
Bringing the indoors outside | Indoor/outdoor rug from the Allure series
June 18, 2014
Vanessa Brady: Top tips for interior design
June 12, 2014
World Cup inspires fashion....and home decor! Custom rug from Mafi International Rugs in Seattle
June 4, 2014
Shag rug from new G'Day series, a line of custom colors and textures of area rugs from Mafi International Rugs
April 23, 2014
Gina Crosslin of Mafi International | Stickley partakes in Portland Road Show
January 23, 2014
You are cordially invited to Stickley: A Living Legacy
January 11, 2014
Mafi International welcomes Gina Crosslin!
December 19, 2013
The spirit of Christmas unfolds
December 2, 2013
Rug News and Design: Presenting Knotted Rugs
November 27, 2013
Cyrus with children of Impact-A-Life
October 6, 2013
Experience the modern side of Stickley | Mafi International is inviting you to celebrate over 20 years of commitment to the tradition of fine handmade rugs, and now the craftsmanship of Stickley Furniture. Join us on October 17th 4:30 to 6:30pm as we welcome our new partnership with the Stickley Furniture Family. Serving hors d'oeuvre, wine, Champaign and live entertainmen featuring Ambience Jazz, a group dedicated to the sophistication andbeauty of the Golden Era of Jazz
September 24, 2013
Mafi International introduces the Village Collection
August 19, 2013
Mafi International welcomes Christopher Flynn
August 13, 2013
The right size rug for your room. Go big!
May 1, 2013
The Pazyryk Rug captivates our imagination...
April 30, 2013
Premier Northwest | Spring Market May 8-9
April 15, 2013
Decorate with Intention: Spring 2013
October 1, 2012
3rd Thursday | Join Mafi International for the introduction of Regal collection this fall season. With works inspired by the Derbyshire countryside and a fusion of traditional and transitional motifs, the Regal Collection presents a timeless yet fresh new look, are all handmade and feature 100 percent hand-spun Italian wool. Light lunch to follow.
September 29, 2012
Fall 2012 interior color fashion
September 1, 2012
In stock area rugs and Home Décor | Designer Appreciation Month - Trade and Public Welcome
August 10, 2012
Million Dollar Rug Blowout at Selden's Home Furnishings
March 27, 2012
Meet ceramic & pottery artists from around the world
March 21, 2012
Come see us at the Seattle Remodeling Expo: March 23-25, 2012
February 21, 2012
Presenting the 2012 Color of the Year: Pantone 17-1463 Tangerine Tango
January 18, 2012
Celebrate 2012 - postponed
December 23, 2011
Celebrate 2012 with Mafi International
November 22, 2011
November 19, 2011
Holiday rug and room from our custom Mafi Signature 16 collection
October 27, 2011
Lunch for two donated from Molly's at Seattle Design Center
October 26, 2011
Pictures from 20th Anniversary event
October 21, 2011
The Nalini Dance Group performs at our 20th Anniversary celebration
October 6, 2011
Thank you for 20 years of support! October 20th, 2011 | 4-6 PM
September 22, 2011
Did you know MI Corp. is moving? Share your thoughts!
September 12, 2011
Custom area rug with WSU colors... GO COUGS!
August 30, 2011
Mafi Signature 16: The Classic Black and White Tuxedo with a custom rug from Mafi International
August 12, 2011
Seattle Design Center 3rd Thursday | An Introduction to Fall Fashion
August 9, 2011
Jazz up your summer project with DuotoneX
July 5, 2011
Northwest beach colors
June 9, 2011
Boost your summer sales with Infinity | Thursday, June 16th, 1:15PM to 2:15PM | Intorducing the new Infinity Collection, 3rd Thursday, June 16, 1:15PM - 2:15PM | Suite A-120, Seattle Design Center | 150 patterns, over 50 shapes and sizes, Infinite "in stock" possibilities... Join Mafi international in an exciting presentation of our exclusive Infinity Series.  Serving summer mimosas, champagne and hors d'oeurves.
June 5, 2011
Samples of polka dots used in custom rugs with Mafi International
May 13, 2011
Public Market Center sign in Seattle, WA
May 3, 2011
Don't miss our Cinco de Mayo Block Party | Thursday, May 5th, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM | Join MI Corp. and its team in Suite A-120, Seattle Design Center for a drink, a bite and a mingle Mexican Style. We will be serving Skinny Girl Margaritas, Skinny Girl Margaritas and Chips and Salsa. Esperamos verle…
April 8, 2011
Join MI Corp. for 3rd Thursday on April 21st
April 7, 2011
March 26, 2011
Join Mafi International on Facebook!
March 25, 2011
Photo collage becomes a drawing becomes a rug with the Signature 16 Series with Mafi International
March 14, 2011
Red Label Accessories Arrive at Mafi International
March 11, 2011
Three Exciting Showrooms, One Big Party - MI Corp. Introducing Infinity Series to interior designers; 50 sizes, 50 shapes in 150 coordinating designs and more...
March 10, 2011
MI Corp. is teaming up with Seattle Fashion Week for an exciting competition.
February 21, 2011
the 3/50 project - saving the brick and mortars our nation is built on
February 17, 2011
Pantone's color of the year 2011: 18-2120 Honeysuckle seen on the runway
February 16, 2011
Website upgrade!
March 15, 2010
Mafi International introduces Masala Wash at SDC
March 11, 2010
William Shepee one of two new Green products at Mafi International in the Seattle Design Center
March 11, 2010
MI Corp. showroom
February 4, 2010
CYO Active Room: featuring "Break Time"
January 5, 2010
Cyrus with children of Impact A Life
December 31, 2009
Good bye Medallion, hello Mafi!
December 14, 2009
Seattle Design Center atrium
November 17, 2009
October 7, 2009
Impact a Life Foundation increased the number of sponsored students to 200!
March 20, 2009
Impact Plus stands by MI Corp.
January 5, 2009
Mastrangelo on Bamboo
June 11, 2008
The first Impact Stands arrive on furniture sales floors!
May 3, 2008
MI Corp. Developes a new tufted line called "Momtaj"
April 3, 2008
Francis Mastrangelo commissioned to paint rugs for Mafi International
January 5, 2008
Impact Plus Featured in Interview
December 1, 2007
5 Year Rug Protection Plan