Blog: August 2010

Luke Irwin

British rug designer Luke Irwin will return to Decorex this year (26-29 September) with a selection of new designs including his new Ikat Collection and two Tibetan weave pieces based on aboriginal designs, Pink Ayippa Grass and Blue Ayippa Grass.

Fairs, New Collections, Rugs & Carpets, We Like


New York-based design company Trove, started by Randall Buck and Jee Levin, produce modern photographic wallcoverings. At this year’s ICFF in May the company released its first collection of photographic carpet designs, which can be made as wall-to-wall carpet.

Rugs & Carpets

YL Design

Dutch designer Yvette Laduk will be exhibiting her new double-sided Turn the Season rug at Maison et Objet in Paris (3-7 September 2010).

Fairs, New Collections, Rugs & Carpets, We Like


COVER Issue 20 will focus on Creativity – an important factor for all designers. This focus will form a discussion point for Guest Editor American handweaver Sam Kasten. He will examine the nature of creativity and the role of the artisan in our society through interviews with a select group of textile artisans and their… Read more »



It’s not actually textiles or rugs but we like it anyway. Designed by Sebastian Errazuriz and NYC artist and musician J Carlton Dewoody, this limited edition skateboard is one of 2 designs that will be exhibited and auctioned for Skateistan, Afghanistan’s first skateboarding school, which engages growing numbers of urban and internally-displaced youngsters in Afghanistan… Read more »

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Orley Shabahang

New York rug producers Orley Shabahang have released their latest Fall 2010 Collection.

New Collections, Rugs & Carpets

Judy Ross

Judy Ross is currently showing her Fall Collection at the New York International Gift Fair (14-19 August), at the Javits Center. The New York designer has some great new rugs and textiles in the collection, including this wool and silk rug, Glitter.

Fairs, New Collections, New Collections

3D Fabrics

Charlotte Helyar is a 2010 textile graduate from the Edinburgh College of Art, who showed her fabulous 3D textile designs at New Designers in London in June. These designs require special glasses to view properly!

Textiles, We Like

Rocio Moreno

If anyone doesn’t yet know about the textiles of Spanish designer Rocio Moreno then you should read on… Her high quality Ottoman-inspired fabrics are truly inspiring and refreshing. Surprisingly Rocio Moreno’s history of textile  production is a short one, having launched her first fabric collection in 2008. Previously she ran La Meridiana, an interior design… Read more »

Fairs, Textiles, We Like

Kwangho Lee’s Obssession

Kwangho Lee is known for his woven wire light designs but now he has applied these techniques to a new furniture collection called Obsession.

Interiors, We Like

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