Ashley Alford

Ashley Alford is a textile designer specializing in decorative fabrics for home fashion.

The Processes of How to Design & Create a Rug

Part 1. In this three-part series, Rug News and Design Magazine has paired with Textile Girl’s Creative Director Ashley Alford to explain exactly how...

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