Helen Amy Murray is recognised for her hand-crafted creations that take inspiration from nature and form to create surface relief within textiles.
Helen had previously applied the techniques to leather and suede but The Rug Company collaboration successfully translated Helen’s abstract designs into innovative, hand carved, hand knotted rugs.
The results are truly ground-breaking and Helen’s Peony rug was awarded the Homes & Gardens award 2008 and the BIDA Award at Decorex Fair in the same year.
“I’m excited by transforming flat materials into a carved, layered aesthetic and making it come to life.” Helen Amy Murray
Star Silk is handknotted from silk and the motif is hand carved into the surface. Helen says: "I use this star pattern carved into metallic leathers, but the silk used for the rug really enhances it. I call it Star, but you could see diamonds or little boxes too."