A Stitch in Time: new crewelwork rugs

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Our latest collection explores a traditional embroidery technique which has been loved for centuries, hand stitched crewelwork.

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Question Time: Rodarte’s Kate and Laura Mulleavy

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Drawing us into their ethereal and fantastical world, Rodarte’s founders Kate and Laura Mulleavy speak to the LA Times about creating their collection of rugs.

Q. What made you want to create rugs?

A. The Rug Company is very thoughtful about every detail that goes into their rugs, and we felt very at home working with them.  …

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Atlas Berber rugs: view the latest arrivals

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Hand-picked as part of our unique Vintage & Traditional collection, these Atlas Berber rugs have just arrived in stock.

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Allegra Hicks: My Design Foundations

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The Telegraph Luxury recently caught up with Allegra Hicks to ask her about her new crewelwork rugs and her design inspirations.

“The London-based, Turin-born designer Allegra Hicks started designing kaftans and fashion accessories in 1999, but her design and fine art training in Milan, NYC and Brussels truly came to the fore when she branched out into home textiles.…

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FT’s Superior Interiors: fashion and interiors collide

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Financial Times readers with a keen eye for design may have spotted a familiar rug on the  cover of the How To Spend It’s special Superior Interiors edition. Seventies inspired fashion is a fabulous foil for ultra glamorous decor in this shoot, featuring Ember by Rodarte, Python Glory by Diane von Furstenberg and Serpent by Kelly Wearstler.…

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A message from Christopher Sharp in Nepal

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Nepal is a special place for us; we know a lot of people there and we’ve shared some magnificent times. We’ve also had some difficult patches; our weavers have in the past suffered some events that felt so calamitous that at the time we wondered if we’d be forced to abandon our Nepalese weaving endeavours.…

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New Arrivals: Rodarte for The Rug Company

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Our creative collaboration with Los Angeles based designers Kate and Laura Mulleavy, founders of Rodarte, brings their otherworldly, hand-crafted aesthetic to the two dimensional plane.

The designers are internationally lauded for their conceptual and ethereal fashion collection and their artistic approach to design.…

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A Chair for Charity: Crossing Camo Lines

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The Rug Company was asked to transform an iconic Ernest Race BA2 chair raise funds for The Art Room Charity, which provides therapy through art for vulnerable children.

The Rug Company’s donation was Crossing Camo Lines, created using a candy-coloured camouflage aubusson designed by collaborator Giles Deacon.…

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Nepal

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Following the second earthquake in Nepal that took place this morning, our hearts go out to everyone in this beautiful country which has already faced such devastation.

Alongside the support that we are giving directly to our weavers, we have donated to the Disasters Emergency Committee in their relief efforts and hope that you will join us in doing the same.…

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Question Time: the Evolution of Luxury

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Christopher Sharp chaired a panel of talented speakers to discuss the ‘Evolution of Luxury’ at our King’s Road showroom. With the V&A exhibition “What is Luxury?” opening in London, the question is on everyone’s lips, and The Rug Company invited experts on the topic to share their views: Ilse Crawford, Founder of Studioilse, Gillian de Bono, Editor of FT How To Spend It magazine and Chris Sanderson, Co-founder of The Future Laboratory.…

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