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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Peace & Love

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From everyone at The Rug Company.

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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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The Chromologist: the art of making rugs by hand

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We have always revered the age-old skills of our weavers, without whom we could not create what we believe are the most beautiful rugs in the world. Few people get to witness this wonderful craft first hand, so our thanks go to The Chromologist for this great post chronicling the journey of a rug.

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Blue sky thinking in London

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We loved these pictures sent to us by Wright & Groom of their latest project in London where blue hues take centre stage.

Neisha Crosland’s Diagonal Bead Blue rug serves as a textural and tonal accent in this overall neutral scheme.…

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A dhurrie flurry: our new cotton flatweave dhurries

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Our new collection of contemporary hand-woven dhurries have arrived. A modern interpretation of the classic dhurrie, these flatweave rugs fuse traditional weaving techniques with The Rug Company’s modern aesthetic.

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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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Hello, my name is Paul Smith

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A new exhibition at London’s Design Museum is set to give a unique, personal insight into the magnificent mind of Paul Smith.

Inviting us into Paul’s world of creation, inspiration, collaboration, wit and beauty, the exhibition draws on Paul’s personal archive and celebrates his unique design story.…

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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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Emerald Cut

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At the centre of this sitting room belonging to former Norwegian model Bodil Blain and her art dealer husband lies a striking bespoke hand knotted rug that complements their collection of modern art and design classics.

The classical trellis motif is given a modern twist with the use of vibrant emerald green on a fresh white background, all hand-knotted with lustrous Tibetan wool.…

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