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Pantone 2016 Colors
Dec 14

Pantone 2016 Colors

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You’ve heard it! Pantone has announced, not one, but two colours for 2016! Rose Quartz and Serenity, “a harmonious pairing of inviting shades that embody a mindset of tranquility and inner peace.” The colours have been described as shades that bring a soothing sense of compassion and composure for consumers as they seek mindfulness and well being amidst the daily stress of modern day. “With the whole greater than its individual parts, joined together Serenity and Rose Quartz demonstrate an inherent balance between a warmer embracing rose tone and the cooler tranquil blue, reflecting connection and wellness as well as a soothing sense of order...

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Natural Dyes
Dec 01

Natural Dyes

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Over the past few recent years we have witnessed a revival of the craft and DIY culture. With all the advancement in technology for industrially manufactured and mass produced goods people have come to appreciate the beauty in authentic and handmade artefacts more than ever. Websites and social media platforms such as Pinterest and Etsy, as well as a host of various books and publications, have encouraged crafts and DIY projects either as hobby, business or simply ad hoc design solutions within the house. Naturally dyeing fibre and surface treatment have been among the revived crafts. Before the creation of...

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Wool to Yarn – The Tribal Process
Mar 05

Wool to Yarn – The Tribal Process

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The most important material to make rugs or kilims is wool. As sheep have evolved from their prehistoric ancestors to the domesticated breeds of today, so has man’s use of their wool, and the techniques and skills involved in its weaving. The prehistoric sheep had a coat of matted hair more like felt than a fleece that could be shorn. Sheep were amongst the first animals known to be domesticated by man, and care of the flock led primitive people into a pastoralist existence. Certainly wool has always been the dominant source of yarn in central Asia. Shearing of the...

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Persian Rug Patterns in Designer Fashion
Feb 15

Persian Rug Patterns in Designer Fashion

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I’ve always been a fan of fashion and design, and for years I have wondered why there aren’t more designs and patterns from Persian carpets incorporated into other industries.  It seemed only logical. With all these colours and designs to choose from the designer would already be one step ahead. All they would have to do is bring these ancient patterns onto fabric. Well, this week my question was answered by none other than Hermes. Their new line of aptly called “Tabriz” collection incorporates fundamental colours and designs found in Persian rugs from the Azarbaijan province. Geometric floral patterns with deep solid colours, mixed...

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Textures – Patterns – Prints
Sep 09

Textures – Patterns – Prints

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The world of design is celebrating trends of varying prints and patterns. The ranges of carpets we carry offer the opportunity to introduce exotic patterns and textures to your space. From organic forms, to old geometrics and refined lines there is an endless possibility to explore within the world of carpet patterns. The depth of space can be increased through introducing a variety of patterns within one space – allowing a new space to emerge through the intricacies within the floor covering. The patterns you can explore are endless and the combinations can be quite daring. Through a mixing of carpet type one can combine various...

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