Creature Creations: celebrating Barber & Osgerby’s new children’s collection

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To celebrate the launch of Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby‘s new animal rugs, we teamed up with The Creative Arts Club to put on a very wild workshop for children.

The new rug designs Peacock, Frog, Tiger and Croco were the inspiration for the afternoon’s craft.…

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15 Years of Creative Collaboration with Paul Smith

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This year marks the 15th anniversary of our creative partnership with British design icon Paul Smith. To celebrate this ongoing collaboration, we invited guests to an exhibition of his designs at our King’s Road showroom and a special preview of his new collection during London Design Festival.…

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A match made in modernist heaven

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Overlooking the Hollywood hills, John Lautner's Garcia house is an iconic piece of the L.A. landscape. This midcentury cliffhanger was the perfect Californian backdrop to showcase our latest Jonathan Saunders rug collection.

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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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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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Peace & Love

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From everyone at The Rug Company.

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Prince of Pattern: Jonathan Saunders’ colourful new rugs

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Since exploding onto the international fashion scene, Jonathan Saunders has been revered for his graphic prints and vibrant colour combinations. Now he lends his prodigious talent as a print maker to rugs with four new designs, showcasing his masterful understanding of pattern and flair for clashing incongruous colours, creating visual harmony in discord.

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Legends of Los Angeles

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To celebrate La Cienega Design Quarter’s annual Legends event, we invited Diane von Furstenberg to interpret this year’s theme of ‘Novel Interiors: Storytelling by Design’ with an installation in our showroom.

Taking Karen Blixen’s ‘Out of Africa’ as her inspiration, DVF brought her exotic glamour to our showroom with her safari scheme, including a sneak preview of her latest animal-inspired rug designs.…

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The Rug Company & Alexander McQueen at Milan 2014

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The worlds of fashion and design collided at the annual Salone del Mobile in Milan with an exhibition of our new seven-piece collection designed by Alexander McQueen.

Alive with the dramatic beauty for which Alexander McQueen is renowned, the exhibition celebrated our shared dedication to arresting design and traditional craftsmanship.…

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Object Lesson: the Monarch Fire rug

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Ahead of an exhibition of our new Alexander McQueen collection at this year’s Salone del Mobile in Milan, we give the design lowdown on the all silk, hand knotted Monarch Fire rug, as told to the Telegraph Luxury.

Who made it? 

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