Blog: June 2013

Cathedrals of Culture become Cozy Living Rooms

Al Baharat Square "carpet", Doha, Qatar

Denna Jones Knees and elbows planted on the stone floor, head down, a young man’s attention is focused on a small square of paper where he draws or perhaps makes notes. Found in the lower left corner of Cornelis de Man’s 1664 painting of the interior of St Lawrence Church in Rotterdam (detail below), the… Read more »

Furniture, Interiors, Rugs & Carpets
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Martyn Lawrence Bullard hits UK TV


Hollywood-based British interior designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard has carved out a prestigious career on the other side of the Atlantic with a seriously impressive client list which includes Sir Elton John, Cher, Tamara Mellon, Eva Mendes, Edward Norton, Christina Aguillera and Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne! He is now returning home to make his mark this side of… Read more »


New Runway Carpet for Burlington Arcade London


In the heart of London’s affluent Mayfair locale lies the Burlington Arcade, the longest covered shopping street in Britain. The stylish walkway offers brands such as Linley, Lulu Guinness, Wright & Teague, and Penhaligon’s. For such an exclusive venue one needs an exclusive carpet. On Monday of this week the Arcade’s new 180 metre carpet was… Read more »

Rugs & Carpets

Marimekko Fashion for Summer 2013


If you are a fan of loud colourful pattern and don’t yet know the Finnish design brand Marimekko, feast your eyes on this clothing. The Marimekko name is synonymous with bright colour and bold pattern and the company’s latest fashion designs for summer 2013 are seriously mouthwatering! The new collection includes a series of limited… Read more »

Fashion, New Collections, Wearable textiles

Otsuki Sama


  ‘Otsuki Sama‘ – meaning ‘the majesty of the moon’ (a concept of great significance in Japanese culture) – is the name of a website selling textiles, wallpaper, stationery and accessories inspired by traditional Japanese crafts.  After spending 12 years living in Japan, French designer Valérie Bastit Laudier returned to her native France in 2011 to set… Read more »

Fashion, Homewares, Interiors, Textiles

New Designers alumnus: Jasveer Panesar

The Spirit of Colour By Jasveer Panesar

Denna Jones In less than two weeks, COVER will be a featured media stand at New Designers 2013 – the exhibition for emerging design. Ever on the hunt for trends and new talent in carpet and textile designs, we are delighted to present the work of Jasveer Panesar who exhibited at New Designers 2012 and… Read more »

Interiors, New Collections, Textiles
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Kiki van Eijk in ’s-Hertogenbosch

Kiki Carpet  handtuft closeup lo res

Kiki van Eijk and Joost van Bleiswijk graduated from the acclaimed Design Academy Eindhoven and since 2001 have shared a workshop in Eindhoven, working as independent designers. To mark the re-opening of The Het Noordbrabants Museum in ‘s-Hertogenbosch the duo have been invited to exhibit an overview of their work. The exhibition comprises 80 masterpieces… Read more »

Exhibitions, Rugs & Carpets, Textiles, Uncategorized
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PomPom Pouffe

moorbi stool

These fun seating designs are the PomPom stool and the PomPom pouffe, made from recycled sari silk, and designed by Studio Avni, based in Mumbai. They are being sold by new green online marketplace Moorbi, which stocks a whole range of sustainable design including a impressive selection of up-cycled decor and accessories.    

Furniture, Textiles

Rocio Moreno in Barcelona


The beautiful textiles made by Spanish designer Rocio Moreno are on display at the shop Azul Tierra in Barcelona until 30 June 2013.  

Exhibitions, Interiors, Textiles

Bowie is… at the V&A


David Bowie is…many different things to different people. Whether you appreciate the work of the chameleonic artist and his multiple personas or not, the first international retrospective of David Bowie’s oeuvre currently at London’s V&A Museum, entitled ‘David Bowie is’ pays homage to a pioneering and influential performer whose music, costumes and lifestyle sustained reinvention across five… Read more »

Exhibitions, Fashion

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