Editor's Pick

  1. COVID-19 and the rug industry

    With so much uncertainty due to coronavirus, businesses are wondering what will happen to the rug industry over the next few months. Lucy Upward talks to industry voices and tries to make some sense of the developments.

  2. Luxury Brands 2019

    The third edition of the Luxury Brands show at DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR (26-28 March), organised by COVER in collaboration with DACF, featured nine international rug brands.

    Click here to watch a video of Carol Sebert, President of Creative Matters Inc, discussing the merits of being part of the Luxury Brands 2019 exhibition at DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR with COVER magazine Editor Lucy Upward:

  3. Milan Design Week 2017

    COVER Editor Lucy Upward chooses 12 of her favourite rugs and textiles from Milan Design Week 2017. A week of colour, craftsmanship, geometric design and texture across the city of Milan.                      

  4. The Best from the London Design Festival

    Last week the London Design Festival was a riot of colour and texture. Here are some of the highlights we spotted at the numerous shows that included rugs and textiles.

  5. 12 to see at Milan Design Week 2016

    The countdown to the world’s most talked-about design event is on. Milan Design Week 2016 (12-17 April) offers so much to see it is impossible to view everything in 6 days. Here COVER suggests 12 of the best rug and textile shows to visit while you are in town.

  6. London Design Festival 2015 Picks

    Nine days in London were dedicated to design. The London Design Festival 2015 (19-27 Sept) comprised a multitude of exhibitions, fairs, talks and installations

  7. 40 covers of COVER

    40 covers of COVER

    The first edition of COVER (then known as Modern Carpets and Textiles) appeared in autumn 2005 with articles on Jack Lenor Larsen, Gunta Stölzl and Berber rugs. Since that time we have covered a colossal volume of rug, textile and interior design material, including the work of Paul Smith, Sheila Hicks, Grayson Perry, Gio Ponti and Ernesto Neto. Our covers have featured artist LINDER’s red lipped lady rug (34), tiger skins by Carini Lang (5), a blood-red Timorous Beasties textile (2) and the Circus rug by the Campana Brothers and Nodus. Which is your favourite?

  8. Best Shows at NYCxDesign

    This year NYCxDESIGN, New York City’s official citywide celebration of design, started on 8 May and continues until 19 May. Here are a selection of the best events in the city.     ICFF As one of New York’s most important design fairs the International Contemporary Furniture Fair at the Javits Center is one of the best shows… Read more »

  9. Nine Best Shows at Milan Design Week 2015

    Milan Design Week starts in two weeks. Hotly anticipated every year, Fuori Salone is one of the biggest and most important design shows in the world. Here Lucy Upward recommends nine of the best shows and displays to see during the seven-day event.

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