News & Events: Textiles

  1. 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.

  2. Weavers’ worlds

    New publication Weaving: Contemporary Makers on the Loom offers a glimpse into the practices of many contemporary international weavers, highlighting relevant topics for the makers of today. Add it to your Christmas wish list now!

  3. New showrooms set to make a mark in 2019

    This year a considerable number of new showrooms showcasing handmade rugs have opened in the US, Europe and the UK. COVER 53 presents a selection of those set to make a mark in 2019.

  4. 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.

  5. Graduates to watch

    Spanish textile designer Irene Infantes is not the only textile graduate to watch out for. ‘This year’s textiles graduates are a talented lot, but the cream of the crop use their textile training as the base to explore other media,’ says design critic Corinne Julius, as she selects five of London’s best textile graduates, with promising multidisciplinary futures, for COVER magazine.

  6. The Best of the London Design Festival 2018

    COVER’s run down of eleven of the best places to go in the English capital during London Design Festival, 15-23 September, to view the best rugs and textiles in town.


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