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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House tour: Jessica Alba

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Actress, mother and author Jessica Alba throws open the doors of her Beverley Hills home, revealing a passion for eco-friendly interiors and antique finds from local flea markets.

Alba uses Jaime Hayon’s Silhouette rug in the main living room, its soft golden palette complementing the similar colours in the room.…

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Deco Decadence: art deco inspired rugs

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Art Deco was considered the future when it first materialised almost a century ago. Today, its predilection for exquisite detail and craftsmanship are still relevant, and enjoying a renaissance.

Appreciation for exceptional craftsmanship was abundant in the 1920s, with the interiors of Dorothy Draper and Syrie Maugham giving a new-found artistry and luxury to interior design.…

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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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Child’s play: Barber Osgerby’s new children’s rugs

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When it comes to decorating children’s rooms, there’s no need to forego great design and beautiful craftsmanship. Our selection of rugs and wallhangings for children is sure to see them through childhood and beyond.

Butterfly, Fish, Owl and Snake designed by Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby.…

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Bohemian rhapsody: bespoke rugs by Kelly Wearstler

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Kelly Wearstler’s new book Rhapsody is a chronicle of the designer’s most jaw-droppingly striking and glamourous projects. For the featured interiors, we worked together with Wearstler to create the perfect rugs for each room, designed to fit with the interior schemes and custom-made to fit wall-to-wall.…

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Toronto: refresh and restart

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Housed within the uber-glamourous design emporium Avenue Road, our Toronto showroom has had a facelift.

Part of the former Consumers Gas Co. building, the showroom is a grand contemporary space with dramatic height and historic features. The striking monochrome interior is the perfect backdrop for the colourful, show-stopping pieces on display.…

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