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    Irene Infantes rugs for Christopher Farr

    Irene Infantes was born in Seville, southern Spain, where she finished the European Baccalaureatte
    in Arts. Infantes defines herself as someone curious who is inspired by anything that is intriguing; ancestry, the meaning of colours and symbolism in all their obscure and apparent nature. In this interview with COVER she talks about her collaboration with Christopher Farr, inspirations and many more

  2. Wolf Gordon - Matter Collection, designed by Mae Engelgeer

    To the Heart of the Matter: Mae Engelgeer’s new fabrics for Wolf Gordon

    Dutch textile designer Mae Engelgeer has appeared on the pages of COVER numerous times, with her fabric and carpet designs and more recently with her rugs for Italian brand cc-tapis. Her new textile collection for Wolf Gordon, entitled Matter, was launched at NeoCon in Chicago last week. Here she speaks to COVER about the collaborative work.

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    Originators: James Tufenkian

    Founder and head of US brand Tufenkian, James was instrumental in changing the rug industry in the 1980s

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    Havanarama

    In the dim light of a not-for-profit art foundation gallery in a warehouse district of London, visitors are asked to remove their shoes before entering a dark space, COVER reviews intriguing ‘Fin de silencio’ (End of Silence) exhibition

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    250th Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

    Each summer the Royal Academy’s walls are adorned with a diverse display of contemporary art by well-known names and new talent. See here COVER’s favourite pieces from the exhibition.

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    New Designers: An Interview with Marleen V Haaften

    Marleen V Haaften is a young Dutch textile designer who works with a variety of raw materials to create very tactile rugs and textiles. In June, she will be showing work at London’s New Designers, as part of the Week 1, ‘One Year In’ display.

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    COVER’s 50 Best Rugs: Santa Cruz River by Alexandra Kehayoglou

    For the 50th edition of COVER, we asked influential people in the world of handmade carpets to without prejudice name the best rug since the first issue 13 years ago. Art historian and curator, Cornelia Lauf chose Santa Cruz River by Alexandra Kehayoglou.

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    Preview: ICFF 2018

    The main attraction at New York’s annual citywide celebration of design, NYCxDesign (11-23 May 2018), is the 30th edition of the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, 20-23 May 2018. Expect plenty of new material from the fifteen or so specialist rug brands exhibiting amongst 800 representatives of global design.

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    COVER’s 50 Best Rugs: Scarpa Gelim by Ptolemy Mann

    For the 50th edition of COVER, we asked influential people in the world of handmade carpets to without prejudice name the best rug since the first issue 13 years ago. The assistant editor of COVER, Rachel Meek chose Scarpa Gelim by Ptolemy Mann. ‘I’m a fan of flatweaves. I like how the limitations of the technique can inform… Read more »

  10. EDGEWATER, NJ - APRIL 27, 2015: The Pearl show house in Edgewater, NJ. Interior design by Catherine Weinstock, CW Design. Credit: Photographs by Bruce Buck.

    Thinking Space

    New Yorker Catherine Weinstock takes on international interior design projects for clients who dare to be different. Rachel Meek discusses her sophisticated artisanal aesthetic.


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