Blog: July 2010

Kristiina Lassus

We like Kristiina Lassus rug designs. Kristiina is a Finnish product designer who is based in Milan. She showed her work during New York Design Week in May 2010 and will be showing in Tokyo during October/November.

Rugs & Carpets, We Like

ABC Ikat Rugs

ABC Carpet in New York have just launched their ikat rug designs.

New Collections, Rugs & Carpets

GoodWeave Rug Design Competition

The winners of GoodWeave‘s rug design competition, which was open to UK design students, has been announced. First prize goes to Zixi Qu from Loughborough University, with her design, second to Alison D’Oyley, also from Loughborough, and third to Jack Godden from Manchester Metropolitan University. The top three designs will be made into rugs by… Read more »

Rugs & Carpets

Quentin Blake Interiors

For those of you who have fond childhood memories of the drawings of Quentin Blake, here is a treat. Blake has designed a range of children’s fabrics and wallpapers for London company Osborne & Little. Who is to say they are just for kids?

New Collections, Textiles, We Like

Naja Utzon Popov

Naja Utzon Popov, is a textile designer, sculptor and and ceramicist, who will be taking her new rugs to this year’s 100% Design in London. She originally designed two ranges of carpets for UK rug producer Forty Thieves, but Naja is now launching her own rugs, which will be shown in September.

Events, Fairs, Rugs & Carpets, We Like

Abigail Borg

Abigail Borg is a surface pattern designer and illustrator who makes beautiful designs for wallpaper and fabric.

Textiles, We Like

New York Rugs

Our favourite small rug producers from ICFF 2010 are featured in our fair review in the latest issue of COVER magazine but here is a brief reminder of who they are: Inigo Elizalde set up his New York company two years ago and was already showing a professional portfolio and handling of materials. It was… Read more »

Fairs, Rugs & Carpets, We Like

Famous Textiles

One of Finnish textile designer Anne Kyyrö Quinn’s textiles appeared in the recent Sex in the City 2 film. Her ‘Lola’ ottoman in blue felt ottoman featured in Carrie Bradshaw’s home interior.


Annie Phillips rugs for Liberty

Batik artist Annie Phillips has teamed up with Liberty’s chief rug buyer Bruce Lepere for the second time to produce another great rug collection for the London store.

New Collections, We Like

The Tramshed London

The Tramshed is new design event and venue for the London Design Festival, happening on 22-26 September 2010 and based in the heart of East London, near Old Street. Exhibiting at the show will be textiles from London designer Charlene Mullen and Danish fabric manufacturer Kvadrat with their latest installation project ‘The Dwelling Lab’ that… Read more »

Events, Fairs

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