Blog: Decorex 2012

Let it snow! Celebrate rugs by Ulrika Liljedahl for les Atelier Pinton

Snow is falling for the sixth successive day in London. So many snowy days that denizens of the Big Smoke are beginning to lose count of when it started. In doing so we have achieved what your scribe calls “the Dylan Thomas snow conundrum”. The Welsh poet and writer couldn’t remember “whether it snowed for… Read more »

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COVER selects favourite designs from Decorex International 2012

Fanfare Aaron Copland style please. It’s time for your scribe’s roll call of favourite carpets, rugs and textiles from Decorex International 2012. (In no particular order.) We Are Front “exceptional rugs” will be opening their London showroom in Spring 2013. At Decorex the Front stand presented rugs by Jan Kath – the rock royalty of… Read more »

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Decorex 2012 – day two observations

The COVER stand is located next to the necessaries, but your scribe quickly discovered this is no negative, but rather makes for a primo location. Sooner or later everyone crosses in front of the COVER stand at which point they are ensnared by your scribe’s silky subscription sales pitch. Your scribe noted quite a few… Read more »

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COVER stand at Decorex 2012 enhanced by JD Staron’s Reverie tapestry

Yesterday was the first day of Decorex, and the rain held off long enough to allow us exhibitors to stroll the promenade of the Royal Chelsea Hospital, amble up a grand allée of trees, and ultimately enter the grand “tent”. The COVER stand is adorned with a gorgeous tapestry titled Reverie by JD Staron. Your… Read more »

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Veedon Fleece myth, magic and carpet excellence at Decorex 2012

Ladurée macarons are delectable twin petite pastry shells of delicately baked almond paste joined by a liminal layer of creamy ganache. The fame of these teatime treats is global. Offered in a range of flavours and corresponding colours, they form an exquisite palette when grouped in a gift box. Your scribe loves them. But if… Read more »

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Founded in 1978, Decorex International 2012 opens soon!

Decorex International is the daddy of all design shows and it opens in London a week on Sunday. Huzzah! Founded as a “small, exclusive and very targeted exhibition of high end interior design merchandise”, the to-the-trade show (with one afternoon open to the ticketed general public), is resident in purpose-built temporary structures in the grounds… Read more »

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