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Rugs in Rooms

This project isn’t about building a room for photography or paying a design staff. At dinner one night I took some pictures with my...

Welcome to Creative Matters Colour Lab

"We are ... discussing potential creative uses for the space...."  Carol Sebert,  of Creative Matters, wrote in January, about the 1000 square feet of...

The Most Luxurious Textile – Lace

Messy Nessy is my favorite Internet Blog. Twice a week, she posts amazing finds.  On Valentines, a subject was The Coded Couture of Antique...

An Interactive Woven Carpet Grows in Abu Dhabi

During the last weeks of 2019, We Make Carpets built a new installation at the Al Hosn Festival in Abu Dhabi. The process of installing...

Jaipur Rug’s Director of Design Ruminates on the Design Process

“As much as I would like, nothing in my world is a habit or a ritual,” says Kavi Chaudhary,  “The process stays very spontaneous,...

Frank Lloyd Wright Rug at The Winter Show

At the Winter Show, Bernard Goldberg Fine Art showed a rare and in near perfect (some restoration) rug designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for...

Sotheby’s and Christie’s – Quilts and Hooked Rugs in Americana Auctions

I didn't expect to see a lot of folksy hooked rugs at Sotheby's and Christie's Americana sales. But there they were - about 16...

With Parsons School of Design, Obeetee Plans for the 21st Century

“Hands Made the Past and Hands Make the Future” You may have noticed, the 21st Century is “knuckle crunchingly” different than the last one.  ...

NYSID Exhibit – “Pattern & Process” from Kravet’s Archives

Kravet Inc. is known for its comprehensive archive of textile design, which documents the history of textile manufacture dating back centuries and originating from cultures...

Momeni – A Favorite Showroom in Las Vegas

Thomas Gensinger, RNAD blogger, has been walking the markets for over a decade.  We asked him to pick his favorite showrooms based on: Design,...

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