Nelson Designs to open at Shops at Tallgrass

WICHITA — Sharon Nelson’s new next-door neighbor will be an old friend, but that’s not what’s prompting her to move to the Shops at Tallgrass.

Nelson owns Nelson Designs, which will move next to where World Import Gallery is locating at the center at 21st and Rock.

Philip Holmes is renaming his Gallery the Rug Studio and moving in September.

Nelson is moving into 1,400 square feet in early October — she just signed a lease Thursday.

“Which is just so ironic because neither one of us knew,” Nelson says of herself and Holmes. “Isn’t that amazing?”

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World Import Gallery to move to the Shops at Tallgrass and be renamed the Rug Studio

WICHITA — World Import Gallery is heading east to the Shops at Tallgrass at 21st and Rock.

When the rug store opens in early September, it will have a new name — the Rug Studio — a new look and new merchandise.

“The Shops at Tallgrass was kind of an ah-ha thing,” owner Philip Holmes says of reinventing the store there.

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