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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Studio Visit: Giles Deacon

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We recently caught up with Giles Deacon at his East London studio, as he prepared for his AW14 show. With a similar commitment to craftsmanship and innovative design, we asked Giles about the journey of translating his forward-thinking designs into the new medium of rugs.…

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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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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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Picture perfect

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From the raw plaster walls of a crumbling palazzo to the light-filled hallway of a marble-clad mansion, our recent photo shoot was a journey around the islands of the Mediterranean. Mixing traditional with modern, our handmade rugs and wallhangings are at home in the even most eclectic of interiors…

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London’s burning

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The Olympic Torch blazed past our Holland Park showroom today, carried by Lakshmi Mittal, on the penultimate day of its epic 70 day tour of Great Britain.

We are ardent fans of the Torch as it was designed by our friends Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby.…

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Desert exposure

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We’ve shown you behind the scenes, and now we can show you some of the beautiful pictures we took on our photographic odyssey to a faraway desert to shoot our Studio Collection.

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Palatial rugs

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A glimpse behind the scenes on our latest shoot, where Suzanne Sharp and her team explored winding streets, grand palaces and secret gardens to photograph some beautiful new rugs.

From the dilapidated grandeur of a crumbling palazzo to the magnificent proportions of a colonial mansion, each location was picked for its inherent beauty and ambience, offset by the sublime summer light.…

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