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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Tribal Talent: DvF rugs take centre stage

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Followers of fashion leafing through the latest issue of Vogue will discover some new photography by Diane von Furstenberg. Modelled by Daria Werbowy and some of our DvF rugs, the images epitomize the captivating glamour that DvF has become renowned for.…

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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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Peace & Love from The Rug Company

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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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Kara Walker

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Renouncing the sensitivity that often shrouds the subject, American artist Kara Walker’s work critically and unapologetically interrogates underlying racial and gender tensions. Through characters drawn from American popular literature, culture and history, she exposes the myths that lie beneath cultural archetypes and the darker aspects of human behaviour.…

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