The annual Carpet Design Awards ceremony at Domotex Hannover has become a hotly anticipated event in the rug calendar. Amid the the lively atmosphere of Hall 9, this year’s event was hosted by German TV presenter Annika de Buhr alongside COVER Editor Lucy Upward, who gave out the eight trophies to the five winning companies. Congratulations to Beate von Harten, Rug Star by Jürgen Dahlmanns, Zollanvari, Edelgrund, Wool & Silk Rugs.
Here are the winners and views from the ceremony.
Each year the Carpet Design Awards is tweaked to represent influences within the rug industry, so watch this space for CDA 2020!
Category 1: Best Studio Artist Design: Create and Connect – Beate von Harten
Category 2: Best Modern Design Superior: Spartan Plummage – Zollanvari
Category 3: Best Modern Design Deluxe: Reggae, Wool & Silk Rugs
Category 4: Best Transitional Design: Balouch LightPink – Rug Star by Jürgen Dahlmanns
Category 5: Best Flatweave Design: Bijar – Edelgrund
Category 6: Best Collection: Happiness, Wool & Silk Rugs
Category 7: Best Interior: Portland, Rug Star
Category 8: Best Communications: Edelgrund ad campaign
Category 9: Favourite by DOMOTEX visitors: Pompon-Tiger – MYK