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Decorex – London Design Festival 2011

Decorex is one of London’s best interiors show with everything from kitchens and art to fabrics and carpets. Here are a selection of the best in show!

Veedon Fleece had a great new rug, called Happy Blondes, a rediscovered design with a great story behind it.

Happy Blondes, Veedon Fleece, Decorex

London-based rug designer Helen Yardley had a beautiful looking stand, which showed off her new designs perfectly.

Encircle (Blue Marl), Helen Yardley, Decorex

Lindsay Alker‘s fabrics have a wonderful handmade feel to them.

Castle Water fabric, Liindsay Alker, Decorex

British designer Celia Birtwell returned to Decorex with new fabric designs and a book – see COVER Autumn 2011 for the lowdown.

New fabrics Sugar Plum, Hallelujah, Bric a Brac, by Celia Birtwell, Decorex

Anna V Rugs had a great butterfly rug on her stand – very colourful and great for all those who love pink! Also her Hibiscus rug looked fantastic.

Hibiscus, Anna V Rugs, Decorex

Morgan Ashard showed some great new designs and had a good show.

Reverse rug, Morgan Ashard, Decorex

Rapture & Wright returned this year with a bigger stand and three new fabric designs, Berry, Feathers and Zig Zag.

Zigzag fabric by Rapture & Wright, Decorex

WovenGround launched their first designer project with Michelle Mason‘s children’s rugs, which featured in COVER Autumn 2011.

Bus rug by Michelle Mason for WovenGround, Decorex

The mentoring scheme Crafted had a stand at the show, where among the many talented designers Margo Selby displayed some of her work. She has been menotred by Mark Henderson of Gieves & Hawkes.

Cushions by Margo Selby on the Crafted stand at Decorex

Morris & Co were celebrating 150 years of William Morris with four collections of archive designs.

Fruit and Willow Bough fabrics from the Archive Weaves Collection, Morris & Co., Decorex

Gideon Hatch had some lovely new rug designs based on is paintings.

Murro 3, Gideon Hatch, Decorex

Harlequin showed off the company’s new Kallianthi collection, designed by Clarissa Hulse, using her trademark style of botanical silhouette shapes and bright colours.

Cushions by Clarissa Hulse for Harlequin, Decorex

Emily Burningham showed her third collection of textiles. The five new designs focus on fruit and floral, birds and bees.

Grapevine, Emily Burningham, Decorex



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