Blog: September 2011

Tent – London Design Festival 2011

Tent is really satisfying event during the London Design Festival as it seems to combine the idea of a fun venue showing lots of new, exciting, up-and-coming designers with a more professionally finished show. This year there were some good names in the mix including Ercol, 3form from the Netherlands and lots of smaller well-respected… Read more »

Events, Exhibitions, Fairs, New Collections, Rugs & Carpets, Textiles, We Like

Designersblock – London Design Festival 2011

Designersblock is a fun LDF show at the wonderfully rambling and characterful Farmiloe Building on St Johns Street. It is a great place to see young and upcoming designers and exciting projects from fashion and furniture to techno textiles. Fay MCaul‘s architectural textiles appeared on the last page of COVER Autumn 2010. At Designersblock she… Read more »

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100% Design – London Design Festival 2011

100% Design may have become a less exciting fair over the last few years but the 2011 edition still offered some great things to see, particularly in the 100% Design Futures section at the back of the show. New to exhibiting in London, Tania Johnson‘s rugs looked striking on her stand. Paper Boy interiors had… Read more »

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Eastern Knots

The dramatic Cosmo Collection designed by interior designer Pedro A. Lima for New York rug company Eastern Knots is inspired by images from the Hubble Space Telescope. All the designs are handwoven in Tibet.

Rugs & Carpets, We Like

Elisa Strozyk New Designs

Eliza Strozyk‘s latest wooden rug designs will be showing at Mint in London until 30 September. This new collection include colour and look fantastic! Strozyk recently completed a collaboration with Brazilian fashion designer Maria Bonita.

Exhibitions, Fairs, Fashion, New Collections, Rugs & Carpets, Textiles, We Like, Wearable textiles

Christian Fischbacher Autumn 2011

Christian Fischbacher‘s newly launched designs for Autumn 2011 include the interior fabrics collection, KALEIDOSCOPE, based on geometric shapes such as lines and rectangles. Following the successful launch of the Benu collections over the past two years, Christian Fischbacher has added further Benu YARN designs to its series of recycled materials. The AUGUST and AUGUSTINE bed… Read more »

New Collections, Textiles, We Like

Paris Design Week

Paris Design Week started yesterday! There are plenty of shows and events to see around the city, with many galleries holding art and design exhibitions. Stepevi and the Austrian design studio Pudelskern present their new releases: Fragment and Patina – exclusive rugs with unique cuts, textures and weave. This is at 12 Boulevard Raspail, Saint-Germain…. Read more »

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Custom Carpets at Decorex

UK Custom Carpet Company based in Tadworth, Surrey will be exhibiting at Decorex on 25-28 September. The firm’s objective is to offer a comprehensive range of carpets for domestic and commercial projects, with specialist knowledge in yacht and aircraft installations. They produce custom made and standard carpets from plain broadloom to complex designs and textures…. Read more »

Events, Fairs

Modernity at MAD

‘Crafting Modernism: Midcentury American Art and Design’ at New York’s Museum of Art sand Design showcases the bold new directions taken in media and aesthetics during America’s postwar years. From 12 October to 15 January 2012 MAD will be exhibiting  furniture, textiles, tableware, ceramics, glass, jewelry, sculpture and painting by names such as Jack Lenor… Read more »


Donna Wilson for the chilly weather

We are not sure about the rest of the world but the UK is now getting rather chilly, just in time for Donna Wilson‘s new glove, mitten and scarf range! Our favourite Donna Wilson cushions are her clouds.  

New Collections, We Like, Wearable textiles

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