Chances are Hermann Rorschach never imagined his famous Rorschach inkblot test would be the inspiration behind a signature handcrafted collection of rugs, but Erik Lindstrom saw otherwise.
Anticipating the design labels that have turned to old craft techniques to renew their products and brands, German carpet designer Jan Kath has mastered the art of looking simultaneously backward and forward in time.
The name the Rug Company, speaks volumes about the straightforward nature of its mission. Having collected rugs in the Middle East during the 1980s and ’90s, its husband and wife founders, CEO Christopher Sharp and creative director Suzanne Sharp, hung out their shingle in London’s Chelsea neighbourhood in 1997.
Nothing warms the home like a soft carpet. Toronto-based Amala Carpets is privy to this information, offering up a line of completely handmade carpets that are crafted using centuries-old traditional methods.