Designer Rugs has garnered an internationally acclaimed reputation for their meticulously handcrafted rugs. Exhibiting in New York for the first time at this year’s International Contemporary Furniture Fair (May 18-21, New York), visitors will have the opportunity to view a carefully curated capsule collection that highlights their extraordinary passion and craftsmanship.
Designer Rugs collaborates with some of the most gifted antipodean designers and artists of their generation. Featuring at ICFF is Catherine Martin, Academy award-winning costume and production designer, represented with her Deco range that oozes the elaborate opulence of the Gatsby era. Demonstrating a uniquely Australian perspective and palette, is Sand Script by Caroline Baum and Minnie Pwerle, one of Australia’s most significant indigenous artists.
On display are a selection of Akira Isogawa designs, which reference vintage Asian textiles and traditional patterns; Camilla’s intricate homage to an exotic summer with her playful and sophisticated Endless Summer and Hydra, and Easton Pearson’s reworked Chintz design with the uniquely lush feel of Arcadia. These are some of Australia’s best-loved and most successful fashion designers. For a more design focused aesthetic, Designer Rugs will also showcase the work of the innovative and internationally acclaimed iconic Australian accessories brand, Dinosaur Designs. You will even have the opportunity to meet Dinosaur Designs’ Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy who shall make an appearance on the Designer Rugs stand. Also proudly represented, is the work of celebrated interior designer Greg Natale, fashion maven Georgia Chapman’s Vixen and Bernabeifreeman.
Their in-house selection offers a broad variety of textures and finishes of the highest standards that include New Zealand wool, silk, bamboo and viscose, along with textured yarns in cut, loop and shag pile. The collections feature hand tufted designs as well as detailed hand knots in a broad range of standard sizes and most styles can be custom designed. Designer Rugs signature bold use of colour paired with luxurious texture and strong visual appeal makes for beautiful rugs. Barrington and Transmission are fine examples that clearly demonstrate the artistry of their talented design team.
Designer Rugs exclusive designs and work with international interior designers, artists and architects on world class projects include Laucala Resort Fiji, and custom-made rugs for the Business Class lounges of Australia’s national airline, Qantas. It has supplied designer creations to the W Hotel in Florida, Tiffany & Co- New York and Bevery Hills, The Plaza Hotel and it counts Westfield, Google, Microsoft, Coca Cola and Walt Disney amongst its clients.
Visit Designer Rugs at ICFF, Stand 1348 from May 18, 2013.
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