Design Indaba 2017: Sankara Rugs
Tying together the world's artisanal past and millennial future is multidisciplinary designer Nkuli Mlangeni, who, at this year’s Design Indaba festival, took home the award for Most Beautiful Object in South Africa with her graphically modern Sankara...
Inspired by the dovecotes of India's Mughal architecture, this geometric rug is one of five just launched from Block Shop. The bold structure of the pattern is offset somewhat by the subtle gray and cream coloration, making it a piece that will standout...
Emily Forgot's "Neverland" Exhibition at KK Outlet Gallery, Shoreditch
It's a bold move to invoke the mythical name of Neverland. For many, it already brings substantial associations pertaining to youth and imagination. And yet, graphic artist Emily Forgot (a moniker adopted by multidisciplinary artist and designer Emily...
Studio Visit: Maryanne Moodie
Three years ago Australian art teacher-turned-weaver Maryanne Moodie packed up her loom and moved to New York City with her husband and newborn baby to give a go at conquering the concrete jungle. That turned out to be a sound decision; the fast-paced...
The Tulum Round Towel
Designed in Australia, this giant round beach towel is big enough for two. Measuring 60 inches in diameter, and boasting a cream and black design, it will be at home on the hot sand but will be just as useful when picnicking in a park or sunbathing...
Outrageous and super-bold, Seletti + Toiletpaper's statement collaboration rugs is playful art meant to be stomped on. With 100% polyester carpets bearing everything from eyeballs to frog burgers, our pick is the pink and black "Lipstick" design—a...
Recycle Rug Indigo
Constructed from recycled strips of Nudie Jeans' high-quality denim, the Lill-Mats' Recycle Rug Indigo is a variation of a Swedish trasmatta—better known as a "rag rug." Made in an exclusive limited edition of 275 pieces, the beautiful indigo weave...
Aelfie + Studio Proba Rug No. 5
Aelfie Oudghiri and Alex Proba both attended medical school, but changed course and ended up as prolific designers. The two have collaborated on a stunning collection of rugs for the home—all inspired by Kurdish weavings and mid-century design. The...
Marc Janssen and ICE International
Oftentimes called "the fifth wall," carpets play a hugely important role in interior decorating. Marc Janssen, one of the world’s foremost rug-makers, puts it simply when he says he loves “reading a newspaper and just sitting on it.” But, as an object...
Sunclipse by ABC Carpet & Home
To fully exhibit the multidimensional beauty of their new Sunclipse silk rugs—a collection inspired by the "convergence of the sun and the horizon"—ABC Carpet & Home placed the rugs and runners in the historic Fort Totten for an advertising campaign...
Knight Mills + Goodhood Limited Edition Floor Runner
In 2007, Goodhood opened its doors on a back street in Shoreditch, promising Londoners a curious collection of clothing and home goods. Last September, founders Jo Sindle and Kyle Stewart expanded their inventory and moved shop a block away to a...
Desmond The Panda Rug
Desmond’s big belly is the perfect place for kids to play. Designed by Peanut Butter Dynamite, this rug is 100% handcrafted from 100% acrylic yarn with limited availability.
Hawaii, Then and Now Rug
Brooklyn-based designers Cold Picnic have added to their repertoire a line of wool rugs hand-tufted in India. The poetically titled Hawaii, Then and Now 2' x 3' rug features an abstraction of color with a natural feel.
Black Icelandic Sheepskin
Stand out from the herd with Black Sheep (White Light)'s long-haired sheepskin made in Canada from a black Icelandic pelt. The eco-friendly-certified sheepskin adds over-the-top soft texture as a seat cushion, thrown over the sofa arm, or placed on...
Dutch Designer Rugs from ICE International
Dutch rug-maker ICE International's hand-knotted throws grace some of the most esteemed establishments the world over. From The Savoy in London to the Burj Al Arab in Dubai, ICE is no stranger to high profile clients. The family-run company's latest...
Artist Collaboration Rugs by GUR
Of all the words one might associate with rugs, “fun” isn’t usually one of them. But Portuguese designer Célia Esteves definitely manages to spice up the floor covering with her collection Rug by GUR. The colorful and intriguing artist collaborative...
Studio Visit: AVO, Brooklyn
In the living room of a brownstone apartment on a tree-lined block in Brooklyn, designer Brit Kleinman uses non-toxic dyes to stain leather for a collection of striking rugs, which combine modern pattern-making with ancient materials and techniques...
Sabine de Gunzburg: Artist Rugs Collection
Four years ago, arts patron Sabine de Gunzburg was working as an interior designer for friends. "We couldn't find a good rug at a good size, good colors, whatever—so I decided to go to India to see if it was possible to make it in silk," de Gunzburg...
TEN & Co. Shoes
After a trip to Marrakech, Tory Noll was hooked—on the bold, multicolored rugs and blankets she found in the open-air marketplaces. "I've always been obsessed with pattern and textiles, and rugs have been an idle passion of mine for some time. I...
Tree Art Rugs by Moore & Giles
Known for their gorgeous leather goods and travel accessories, and more recently their black walnut furniture, last weekend the artisans at Moore & Giles extended their range even further with Tree Art rugs. The made-to-order, hand-crafted, vegetable...
"Colouring Book" by Deirdre Dyson
This finely crafted coloring book is the work of carpet designer Deirdre Dyson and we’re big fans of her playful, but sophisticated, approach to marketing. Because sketching and coloring carpet and textile design is intrinsic to the preliminary product...
Nudie Jeans Recycled Denim Rugs
Following in the footsteps of last spring's limited-edition Post Recycled Dry denim launch, Nudie Jeans is back with another ecologically-minded initiative. This time the Swedish denim brand branches into interiors with a limited run of Post-Consumer...
18x18 by Node Fair Trade Rugs
After founding fair trade rug company Node, illustrator Chris Haughton merged his art and craft sensibilities to conceive "18x18", a collection of 18 fair trade rugs created in collaboration with 18 artists and designers launching exclusively at...
For the last few months, new work by designer David Weeks have been on display at the Ralph Pucci showroom in New York. In addition to his latest lighting series, the new pieces include his first collection of carpets, created with renowned rug...
The Future Perfect Fall Update
Since it was founded in 2003 the NYC shop The Future Perfect has become known for championing emerging designers and artists with its eclectic collection of high end furniture and playful design objects. Last week, the store ushered in a new season...