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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Art Basel / Miami Beach: Paul Noble Limited Edition rugs

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The British artist Paul Noble has created two new limited edition designs for The Rug Company which will preview at The Rug Company Miami for Art Basel, 2-7 December.

After the success of the Banners of Persuasion exhibition, where Noble’s ‘villa joe’ – a slice of the monumental imaginary city Nobson Newtown – was immortalised in tapestry by The Rug Company, Big Sun and Six Suns are taken from another subject close to Noble’s heart.…

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Elmgreen & Dragset: our traditional rugs at the V&A

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As part of an ambitious new exhibition by leading contemporary artists Elmgreen & Dragset, some traditional rugs from The Rug Company can currently be found within the former Textile Galleries at the V&A Musuem.

The exhibition, ‘Tomorrow’, transforms these abandoned galleries into an antiquated apartment belonging to a fictional, elderly and disillusioned architect, Norman Swann. …

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Banners of Persuasion Debuts in Chicago

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To coincide with Expo Chicago, the International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art, The Rug Company is currently hosting an exhibition, ‘Demons, Yarns and Tales’ by Banners of Persuasion.

Featuring designs by 15 contemporary artists including Kara Walker, Grayson Perry, Fred Tomaselli and Sir Peter Blake, the exhibition explores the lost art of tapestry.…

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Life’s a Beach: Decorating Hamptons Style

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We are thrilled that our rugs have been selected for the annual Hampton Designer Showhouse, presented by Traditional Home magazine in aid of Southampton Hospital.

This year, 23 leading interior designers were asked to decorate a room within the 11,000 sq ft Bridgehampton estate and celebrate the very best in innovation, craftsmanship and design.…

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Winning wallhanging dazzles in Dubai

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The Rug Company's UAE Wallhanging Design Competition reveals some of the region's most exciting design talent.

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Question time: Allegra Hicks talks rug design

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Italian designer Allegra Hicks joined us for breakfast and a special Q&A at our King’s Road showroom. Over coffee and croissants, Allegra talked to CEO Christopher Sharp about why rugs are important in a room, her ‘creative vocabulary’, and why luxury is nothing to do with expense.…

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Designers at Home: head inside with Ronda Carman

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Haven’t you always longed to wander around the homes of the world’s best interior designers? Well, thanks to the eminent interiors writer, self-confessed design devotee and friend of The Rug Company Ronda Carman, now you can. As founder of the uber-chic All the Best blog, known for its stylish features and discerning interviews, Ronda’s life-long dream of writing a book has now been realised and Designers at Home: Personal Reflections on Stylish Living has just been published by Rizzoli.…

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Wonder wool

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As part of the Campaign for Wool, led by HRH The Prince of Wales, Wool House is a celebration of all things woolly. To explore the diverse ways in which wool can inhabit a space, Wool House invites designers, artisans and wool specialists from around the world to contribute to the house.…

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