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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Blurred lines: our colourful silk ikat cushions

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Our new collection of silk ikat cushions have arrived in a variety of vibrant colours. Instantly recognisable by the feathered geometry which is characteristic of ikat fabric, each piece is unique and subtly different to the next.

Amongst the latest arrivals is this new double sided cushion measuring 75x50cms (29.5″x20″).…

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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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Behind The Scenes: our photographic adventure

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Creating the perfect shot for a much-loved rug takes months of research, extensive travel and lots of hard work.

Follow us on our ceaseless quest for inspiring rug backdrops, as we travel to a beautifully remote location to shoot our new collections.…

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Modern Traditional: our new Ottoman Garden rugs

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A decorative pairing of traditional motifs with contemporary colour palettes, our new Ottoman Garden collection is now in stock.

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Umbra rug by Paul Smith wins Wallpaper* Award

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“We embrace the idea of furniture that redesigns space with black shapes and optical illusion. This is perfectly exemplified by Paul Smith’s hand-knotted Tibetan wool rug for The Rug Company, whose appearance changes with shifting points of view.” So says Wallpaper* magazine of the Umbra rug, which has won an award at this year’s Wallpaper* Design Awards.…

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West Side Story: Quantum rug at home in New York

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There is something wonderfully 21st Century about this modern residence that designer Noha Hassan has created for a young couple on New York’s Upper West Side.

Briefed by her clients that they want  a “modern, very modern” space, Hassan has created a refined yet thoroughly contemporary scheme. …

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The most covetable gifts…

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Personalise your Christmas presents this year with our new monogrammed cushions by Sue Timney.

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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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Rugs fit for McQueen: the new Alexander McQueen collection

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The Rug Company has joined forces once again with Alexander McQueen to create a new collection celebrating technical ingenuity and arresting design.

Alive with the theatrical innovation of Alexander McQueen, the new collection is “both bohemian and pagan in spirit” explains Creative Director Sarah Burton, who took inspiration from her inaugural Folklore collection and has deconstructed organic motifs, rebuilding them into mesmerising patterns.…

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