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Summer 2015 / Issue 39

Summer 2015
Issue 39

COVER 39 (Summer 2015) looks at the Nepal earthquake and how contemporary carpets are the key to helping the country. Also in the issue: Doble & Strong rugs for Behruz Studio; Kustaa Saksi weavings; textiles by Studio Sybrandy; Milan Design Week review; the black & white trend; Moooi carpets; Creative Matters at Canada House in London; Oliver Hickmet; Hotlist; the COVER calendar and much more!

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Nepal earthquake: Ways we can continue to help Nepal. Plus an on-the-ground report by Ryan Higgins from Tamarian

Doble & Strong: Stunning rugs by the artist duo made by Australia’s Behruz Studio

Reveille: Kustaa Saksi’s latest crazy weavings

Canada House: Rugs by Creative Matters created for a grand London building

Studio Sybrandy: The Dutch brand comes to Milan

Taking to the floor: A new printed rug collection by the respected design brand Moooi

The rug repository: Sahar rugs showing at Nilufar’s new design destination, Depot

Italy & Ireland: Seven new rugs by artist Nuala Goodman

A mirror image: Carpets to reflect the beautiful ceilings at the Paleis Het Loo


Lucy Upward: The Nepal earthquake


News, events & exhibitions

Valentina rug by Illulian; the new Upcyclist publication; Ishihara by Isabelle Daëron

Daniel Libeskind’s rug for Loloey; the Campana brothers meet Fendi bag bugs

Solidwool glasses; Nienke Hoogvliet’s fishskin rugs; We Make Carpets get rubbery

Best of the rest from the Carpet Design Awards

Hotlist: The most enticing homeware on the market

COVER Calendar: Vital events for the summer months

Design Notes

Woolly thinking from Blond & Bieber; artist Oliver Hickmet; Touch That Taste textiles; shaggies by artist Renilde de Peuter


Market report

Trends: Black-and-white patterns; watery designs

Ten rugs from ten years

The stylish results of Alfombras Veo Veo’s student rug design competition

The story of Indian rug brand Tissage

Four inspiring interiors featuring rugs and textiles

The 2015 San Francisco Decorator Showcase


Fair reviews: The best from Fuorisalone Milan, High Point and ICFF New York

Exhibition: Cornelia Parker at the British Museum

Last page

El Anatsui feted at the Venice Biennale

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