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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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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Prince Charming cushion by Vivienne Westwood

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Inspired by the fanciful world of folkloric fairytales, the Prince Charming cushion designed by Vivienne Westwood for The Rug Company is a playful take on the traditional fabled hero.

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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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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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