From the Ancient Moghul Kingdom come some of the most majestic and mesmerising traditional carpets ever seen. Influences from Islamic Art to Persian Chinese Textiles combine with India’s Hindu[...]
For many years, design choices for homeware fell almost exclusively into just three groups; geometric, floral or plain. However, thanks to technological developments we now often have an[...]
Character in texture is one of the many great attractions of a hand knotted rug. Thanks to the use of only traditional handmade processes, even the simplest of rug designs has a beautiful absence[...]
In the design world, every new year brings with it a renewed sense of anticipation. New collections will be released, new styles adopted and exciting changes made to the design rule book. It is a[...]
With less than two weeks to go until Christmas, our thoughts turn to last-minute preparations. We all dream of making this year special. The food, the gifts, but what about our homes? There is[...]
In our last entry of “Rugs through Time”, the Pop Art and Hippie movement were the main influences for the design aesthetic of the 1960’s and 70’s. Textile fashion trends ranged from minimalistic[...]
In our last Rugs through Time we looked at the work of William Morris and The Omega Workshop, a generation of craftsmen and women who changed the arts and craft movement in the early 20th Century.
Our journey through the history of rugs began with William Morris, one of the most outstanding figures of the Arts and Crafts Movement.