Blog: May 2017

New Abacus Collection from Rosemary Hallgarten

Rosemary Hallgarten has recently launched the Abacus Collection of rugs, which explore texture and different fibres Hallgarten comments “I was particularly inspired by ancient patterns in architecture and landmarks, and wanted to put that timeless precision into the way I combined design, colour and weave in this collection. There’s been a recent resurgence in popularity… Read more »

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Fiona Haines Textiles

Fiona Haines is a textile artist working in Bath, UK. Her beautiful work incorporates highly engineered materials discarded by many as the by-products of packaging, which are then  stitched with vibrant coloured silk threads through bubbles giving an optical illusion — the patterns change as the viewer walks past them. The contemporary panels can be… Read more »

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Boheme Collection – Tai Ping

Tai Ping‘s new Boheme Collection comprises 19 new designs, which have been inspired by a vast array of histories and genres. From the traditional art of Sardinia (Gypsy, Sardegna), Turkey and the Ottoman period (Bosphorus and Turkestan), Russia (Ivanovo), Spain (Zarabanda) and Africa (Pemba and Lamu) to the more contemporary painterly brushstrokes of Duende the… Read more »

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Gavina Ligas, Color y Vida in Madrid

An exhibition of textile works by Gavina Ligas called ‘Color y Vida’ (Colour & Life) is currently on at Espacio Brut in Madrid until 20 November 2011.

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NURBS by Alfombras Veo Veo

At Hábitat Valencia Spanish rug company Alfombras Veo Veo launched the new funky NURBS Collection which uses handtufting, handknotting and handweaving.  

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New from We Make Carpets

COVER loves the designs of We Make Carpets, who have come up with two new designs. The three Peg carpets were made for the Breda Graphic Design Museum in The Netherlands, where they were on show until 28 August. The Paperboat carpet, constructed out of A5 size paper folded into little boats, was made for… Read more »

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Parentesi Quadra at Habitat

Italian company  Parentesi Quadra have a base in Valencia Spain and so the company showed at the Hábitat Valencia Fair in September 2011. Here are some of the rugs they displayed.

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Tapicap

Tapicap are a rug company based in Athens, Greece, who have been in business since 1989. This year the company showed some of its new funky designs conceived by the awarded Greek designer Sotiris Lazou on the Greek display at 100% Design

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Maison et Objet September 2011

A few highlights from Maison et Objet in September 2011….. COVER likes the work of Chevalier Masson, a design duo based in Brussels whose previous work includes rugs and textile design. AT M&O in September they showed Ball Chair, made from found chairs wound repeatedly with yarn. Also from Belgium – textile designer Linda Topic… Read more »

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Decorex – London Design Festival 2011

Decorex is one of London’s best interiors show with everything from kitchens and art to fabrics and carpets. Here are a selection of the best in show! Veedon Fleece had a great new rug, called Happy Blondes, a rediscovered design with a great story behind it. London-based rug designer Helen Yardley had a beautiful looking… Read more »

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Events, Exhibitions, Fairs, New Collections, Rugs & Carpets, Textiles, We Like

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