Blog: October 2010

Nodus at Kortrijk

Italian rug producers Nodus are very proud to have been elected one of the coolest stands at the International Design Biennale Kortrijk 2010 by the young designers united, in collaboration with Moniek Bucquoye. See COVER’s summer 2010 issue for our feature on the fantastic rugs of Nodus.  


Tulu Textiles

Tulu is a textile company that makes beautiful handmade fabrics and interior textiles plus other accessories including bowls and bags. Based in Istanbul the company is run by American owner and designer Elizabeth Hewitt. The high quality fabrics are hand printed with designs that are both reminiscent of traditional textiles and also in tune with… Read more »

Textiles, We Like

Sunset at Angela Adams

The latest rug from Angela Adams is Sunset, a hand tufted carpet that celebrates the end of the day!

New Collections, Rugs & Carpets

Mark Alexander wins H&G Award

Fabric company Mark Alexander, part of The Romo Group, won ‘Best Collection’ at the Homes & Gardens fabric awards last month. The award went to Mark Alexander’s collection of decorative prints and weaves ‘Eclectic’, which have been influenced by a diverse range of traditional techniques including batik and ikat designs.

New Collections, Textiles

NY Rug Exhibition

If you happen to find yourself in New York on 9 November 2010 go along to Suite 707 in the New York Design Center, 200 Lexington Avenue, for an exhibition of custom carpets by five of New York’s top female designers: Amy Helfand, Tania Johnson, Malene B, Tracey Sawyer of The Nought Collective and Judy… Read more »

Events, Rugs & Carpets

We Make Carpets

We like We Make Carpets, a group of Dutch designers who have been making ‘temporary contemporary carpets’ since 2009. The group’s creations have included the Coffee Carpet, Wounded Carpet (made of plasters), Balloon Carpet, Clean Carpet (made of cotton wool) and here is an image of their latest creation, Brick Carpet, a 470m2 carpet made… Read more »

Rugs & Carpets, We Like

Woven Car

Two Massachusetts based ceramicists Ann Conte and Jeanne Wiley showed this woven car at Design Philadelphia (7-17 October). The transformed the old rusty banger with woven seat belts.

Fairs, We Like

Timothy Liles at MAD

Timothy Liles is an American artist designer working in New Hampshire. One of his latest projects is Braid Dead Rug, a hand-braided, double-sided wool rug which combines traditional weaving methods with contemporary imagery. Liles will be participating in the Museum of Arts and Design’s Open Studio programme from 19-23 October, where he will be hand-braiding… Read more »

Events, Rugs & Carpets, We Like

Chae Young Kim

London based artist Chae Young Kim creates digital textile designs under the work title ‘Urban Camouflage’. Her recent projects include Knitted Room, a series of interior prints and wallpapers that look woven, made in collaboration with Surface View and Tapeten Agentur. She also designed an upholstered seat entitled Knitted Chair with Kieser Spath Design, that… Read more »

Fairs, Textiles, We Like

COVER at Decorex

In case any of you missed COVER’s eye-catching ‘Into the Woods’ design feature at this year’s Decorex design fair in London, here are a few images of our amazing display, including Tree Trunk rug by Sonya Winner, tapestry deer by Frédérique Morrell and furniture from Atkin and Son, who are one of the many dealers… Read more »

Events, Fairs

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