News & Events: Artist designed rugs

  1. Review: Under Your Feet: The Contemporary Rug

    Here Jane Audas, curator of the exhibition ‘Under Your Feet: The Contemporary Rug’ at the Ruthin Craft Centre in north Wales, offers insight into the impressive show display.

  2. Design Your Own Rug

    The Broadway Gallery invites you to draw inspiration from Allistair Covell’s abstract and colourful paintings and hand-knotted carpet designs to create your very own ‘canvas to carpet’.

  3. Must-sees at Milan Design Week 2019

    Salone del Mobile is the one design show that everyone wants to play a part in. Find our must-sees at Milan Design Week 2019 here.

  4. Under Your Feet: The Contemporary Rug

    An exhibition of the best contemporary crafted rugs designed in the UK and Ireland will open in Gallery One at The Ruthin Craft Centre in Wales next weekend.

  5. Oh so Zeki !

    The flamboyant Turkish cultural icon and pop star Zeki Müren was also a talented textile designer whose name has become synonymous with a colourful group of mid-century rugs. In COVER 53 Malika Browne discusses Müren’s work with Istanbul-based carpet dealer and fellow Zeki fan Hüseyin Kaplan.

  6. Carpet Design Awards Winners 2019

    The annual Carpet Design Awards ceremony at Domotex Hannover has become a hotly anticipated event in the rug calendar. Amid the the lively atmosphere of Hall 9, this year’s event was hosted by German TV presenter Annika de Buhr alongside COVER Editor Lucy Upward, who gave out the eight trophies to the five winning companies…. Read more »

  7. Studio Shamshiri for Christopher Farr

    To celebrate thirty years, Christopher Farr have teamed up with LA based interior design practice Studio Shamshiri to create a collection of handmade rugs that reflect the mythology and symbolism of cultures from around the globe. 

  8. Henzel Studio x Paddle8 benefit auction, 3-17 December 2018

    Henzel Studio have organised a charity auction, with Paddle8, of the Studio’s groundbreaking and unprecedented collections of handmade artist-designed carpets from which a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF).

  9. Christopher Farr x Irene Infantes

    The cover rug from our last issue came about as a result of premier rug brand Christopher Farr spotting the work of talented Spanish textile designer Irene Infantes at her graduate show at Central Saint Martins in 2016. Now the two have released a rug collection based on Infantes’ textile series The Social Life of a Material.


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