Blog: May 2017

Lace Collection by Robin Gray Design

Santa Fe based rug designer, Robin Gray, principal of Robin Gray Design, proudly announces her new Lace Collection of fine hand-knotted carpets in wool and silk. The six designs can be made into square or rectangular rugs and each has been conceived in three different colour schemes. Gray explains: “As a child I watched my… Read more »

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New Collections, Rugs & Carpets, We Like

One Day in the life of V.M. on Earth

One Day in the life of V.M. on Earth is the title of a piece of work shown at the ANOTHER TERRA – IN Residence Exhibition at Ventura Lambrate during Milan Design Week 2012 by design duo Lanzavecchia + Wai, whose Streamline rug we have previously featured (click here). The everyday actions of a routine day are recorded and… Read more »

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Making hard things soft!

HOW ARE YOU are a Swedish design company started in 2011 by Tobias Johansson and Emelie Ronnebro. Their new collection ‘Making hard things soft’ comprises a series of nine cushion cover designs depicting surfaces like concrete, plywood, ice, OSB (oriented strand board), concrete, stone and brick.

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Homewares, Interiors, New Collections, Textiles, We Like

molo in Milan

Canadian design company molo exhibited during Milan Design Week at the Tom Dixon event MOST at Via Olona 6B, in the cloisters of Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia.

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Events, Fairs, Furniture

Paintings inspire Carpets – Carpets inspire Paintings

An exhibition of paintings by Lisa Kunit and carpets by Beate Von Harten will be on for a week from 5-12 May 2012 at Breitegasse 19 in Vienna. The show entitled ‘Red threads- from earthen to…. Paintings of Lisa Kunit meet textiles of Beate von Harten’. The press release reads: “This gentle touching of different… Read more »

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Art, Events, Exhibitions, Rugs & Carpets, We Like

780.559 by Maarten Baas

In the Netherlands, Liberation Day is annually celebrated on 5 May, to mark the end of World War II. For 2012 the Liberation Day Committee Amsterdam has invited all inhabitants of the city to have a festive meal together and for the occasion Maarten Baas has designed a unique tablecloth 780.559,with the names of all… Read more »

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Forza Tappeti begins tomorrow!

COVER’s exhibition ‘Forza Tappetti: The Rug Revolution’ begins in Milan tomorrow night at the Galleria Giacomo Manoukian Noseda! The following exhibitors will be part of this exciting show, which is looking fantastic! TOP FLOOR Designer and owner of London-based Top Floor, Esti Barnes has an inimitable style all of her own, which has provided the firm… Read more »

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Angelo at Forza Tappeti in Milan

Next week why not come to COVER’s exciting FORZA TAPPETI: THE RUG REVOLUTION Milan show, featuring Angelo. Belgian company Angelo, founded by Fiona DeWitte 13 years ago, has earned its excellent reputation within the international rug industry with the firm’s innovative spirit, its creativity and its unique rugs. Indeed, Angelo is very active on the… Read more »

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Deirdre Dyson at Forza Tappeti in Milan

We are pleased to announce that one of the 19 companies that will feature in COVER’s exciting FORZA TAPPETI: THE RUG REVOLUTION Milan show next week is London designer Deirdre Dyson. With a showroom based on London’s exclusive Kings Road, Deirdre Dyson is one of the city’s most elite carpet designers. Her much-loved butterfly designs,… Read more »

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Hossein Rezvani at Forza Tappeti in Milan

What better way to spend a day in April than to spend it in Milan looking at great design? One of the 19 companies that will feature in COVER’s exciting FORZA TAPPETI: THE RUG REVOLUTION show at Galleria Giacomo Manoukian Noseda in Milan next week is Hossein Rezvani. German rug designer Hossein Rezvani appeared on… Read more »

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