In the deep blue

Shivhon Rugs has the blues this winter — five new ones, to be exact. They range from calm, cool hues to deep indigo. Patterns in this in-the-deep collection are Atlas, Hidden treasure, London, Suelo and Vendola. Three sizes of these hand-made rugs are available: six by eight feet; eight by 10 feet; and 10 by […]

Six rug designs

Capel Rugs this summer launched six new designs. Its Vintage Sunset collection features hand-knotted rugs with a twist. The Indian-made collection comes in four designs — Sunset, Bastile, Mandala and Mirage. The new Upton line has a classic pattern. The 100-per-cent wool pile is sheared to a low level, creating an antique look. Upton comes […]

Lollipops and cupcakes

Hable Construction is Capel Rugs’ new line of exclusive rugs for children and adults created in collaboration with Susan Hable Smith and Katharine Hable Sweeney of Hable Construction. Featuring whimsical, fun and light-hearted graphic patterns in a modern colour palette, the line includes six 100-percent wool loop hooks made in China. All six designs, including […]

From cocoon to carpet

In creating its Zee Silk collection of custom handmade luxury carpets, Amala has developed a new eco-friendly and sustainable silk fibre manufactured with 100-percent organic methods and materials. This collection was born after several years of research and testing in order to preserve the silk’s best qualities, including its natural strength, shimmer and durability. The […]

Capturing history

Shaw Living has launched its vibrant and bold-coloured Melrose collection. After various in-depth colour studies, a large palette was created based on the freshest styles and most insightful interior design looks. While the 60-piece ensemble is design oriented, it is also value priced. The collection draws from historic events and traditions for its inspiration. With […]

Strategically exposed

Loloi Rugs has recently launched 15 new collections of rugs, one of which is Baxter: hand-tufted in India of 100-percent wool, every rug in this collection strategically exposes a cotton canvas backing. This allows the raised wool pattern to really pop against the contrastingly low canvas backing, ultimately creating a heightened sense of dimension. Baxter’s […]

In tangerine and truffle

Alameda from Surya is a flat-woven rug made of 100-percent wool and crafted in India. Designer Beth Lacefield brings a fresh new perspective to Alameda, a collection exclusively designed for Surya. Known for its focus on unique details and play on scale and pattern, this bold range features nine different colour palettes, ranging from bright […]

The Chillida factor

In celebration of its 25th anniversary, Nanimarquina has introduced the Chillida collection of rugs, featuring a chronological selection of work from renowned artist and sculptor, Eduardo Chillida. Designer Nani Marquina worked directly with the Chillida family to bring Chillida’s artwork to life in a new form. All of the works in this collection have been […]