Luxuriously soft Alpaca blankets

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Amongst our latest arrivals are these superbly soft Alpaca Blankets.

The blankets are made in Peru using traditional techniques, woven from the highest quality Alpaca wool which has been selected for its silky softness and warmth.

A luxurious addition to any home, or a cosy travel companion, the blankets are versatile and lightweight.…

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Spot the Difference: A Killer Custom Creation

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“It is rare to find clients willing to embrace bold colour, but my client did so – she was a joy”. So says decorator Samantha Todhunter of her client that asked for help with this apartment, remodelling it to make it a colourful, modern space.…

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Great Plains: our plain & textured rugs

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There are times when the subtle use of a single colour allows the textural nature of a rug to speak for itself. By using the finest of natural fibres, and insisting on a traditional hand-making process, even a completely plain rug is elevated to a thing of quiet beauty.

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A Scotsman in New York: Jonathan Saunders

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Following the unveiling of his vibrant new rug collection, Jonathan Saunders celebrated with Christopher and Suzanne Sharp at a special dinner in New York.

The dinner was hosted by Annabel White (above) in her beautiful West Village home.

The place cards were hand-stitched by Suzanne Sharp and her team onto a backdrop of vignettes taken on the photoshoot for the new collection, each one taking hours to make.…

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Peace & Love

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From everyone at The Rug Company.

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Our New Collections book

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When it came to unveiling our New Collections, we wanted to do justice to the beautiful designs, the talented people we work with and the extraordinary care that has gone into each and every rug, with an equally beautiful book.

Our New Collections book celebrates the creativity behind our latest collaborations, with designs by Rodarte, Jonathan Saunders, Paul Smith and Diane von Furstenberg.…

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Under the hammer: our Westwood rug for the UN

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The Rug Company and Vivienne Westwood have joined together to create a one-off rug designed for and donated to the United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund for Victims of Human Trafficking. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Vivienne Westwood  attended the auction in Vienna, which raised $250,000 for the cause.…

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Diane von Furstenberg’s new collection

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Diane von Furstenberg’s latest rug collection interprets the designer’s iconic animal prints into fresh designs and colourways that are timeless and rich. DVF has a strong heritage of animal prints and now the designer has translated her most alluring designs for the home, resulting in a collection that is sophisticated, glamorous and signature DVF.…

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GoodWeave Founder Receives Nobel Peace Prize

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As a longstanding licensee of GoodWeave, we at The Rug Company are thrilled at the news that GoodWeave’s founder, Kailash Satyarthi, has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. He shares this honour with Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani girl who was shot by the Taliban for campaigning on behalf of girls’ education.…

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Our new collection of Vintage & Traditional rugs

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It all started with two avid rug collectors…

Christopher & Suzanne Sharp have been collecting rugs for twenty-five years. Long before they started The Rug Company, they collected rugs zealously. Their travels were (and still are) led by the hunt for new and interesting rugs, their collections formed by handpicked finds from across the globe.…

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