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Tappeti marks 15 years of weaving future-forward art

Tappeti marks 15 years of weaving future-forward art

For 15 years Tappeti has been giving interior designers and architects a medium to complete their beautification of space.

We highly recommend you keep watching this space

We highly recommend you keep watching this space

Bold and unexpected, Markian has recently burst onto our local design radar. And so far, we’re remarkably impressed by what the design brand has to offer.

No longer memories past: Woods Bagot’s Next Hotel Melbourne

No longer memories past: Woods Bagot’s Next Hotel Melbourne

Woods Bagot serves up the nostalgia of ‘now’ at Melbourne’s new Next Hotel.

Circular Logic: Gavin Harris’s new collection for Designer Rugs

Circular Logic: Gavin Harris’s new collection for Designer Rugs

“I like the circular form – it’s soft but controlled.” In collaboration with Designer Rugs, Gavin Harris pushes the geometric and creative boundaries of a circle.

We need to talk about delivering fit for purpose

We need to talk about delivering fit for purpose

The onus is on architects and designers to create places and spaces that are suitably fit for purpose, even if final say over a project’s FF&E schedule is not.

Grounded Luxury: The role of rugs in hotel design

Grounded Luxury: The role of rugs in hotel design

The modern hotel experience is not what it used to be. Design, ergonomics and lived experiences inform all aspects of hotels, with everything from check-in to the pillows you sleep on driving a human-centric model of hospitality. With the help of Designer Rugs, we find out more.

Infinite creativity with Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy

Infinite creativity with Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy

For over three decades, Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy of Dinosaur Designs are constantly celebrated as one of Australia’s most iconic design duo. In collaboration with Designer Rugs, they unveil the latest rug collection, ‘Olsen + Ormandy.’

2020 and the Future of Design and Architecture

2020 and the Future of Design and Architecture

With a new decade dawning, we caught up with Yosi Tal – Managing Director of Designer Rugs, to discuss where the industry has been, where it’s going and how Designer Rugs plans to stay in front of the pack.

Strategic Design and Creating a Sense of Arrival

Strategic Design and Creating a Sense of Arrival

If spaces are designed to tell a story – and form, fittings, fixtures and furnishings are the building blocks of its narrative – then the point of entrance is akin to “Once upon a time…”, setting the tone of the journey yet to come.

From Ice-Creams to Pixelated Sunsets: Evolve Awards 2019 Custom Rug Design Winners Announced

From Ice-Creams to Pixelated Sunsets: Evolve Awards 2019 Custom Rug Design Winners Announced

From the rich warmth of a pixelated sunset or ethereal otherworldly shapes, to designs inspired by the act of turning a page of a book or even an ice cream – this year’s Evolve Awards were all about patient craft, adventurous spirit, thoughtful geometry and finding inspiration in the most surprising places.

A colour carnival: Carousel by Designer Rugs

A colour carnival: Carousel by Designer Rugs

An exploration of geometry and colour, the newest collection from Designer Rugs is reimagining the way we think about rugs.

A Nordic-themed party for Designer Rugs’ Norse collection launch

A Nordic-themed party for Designer Rugs’ Norse collection launch

Take a look at some of the best moments from the scintillating launch party of Designer Rugs’ new collection – Norse by Anna-Carin McNamara.

Indesign In Focus: Geometric Design

Indesign In Focus: Geometric Design

Adding geometry within an interior helps to create a modern and balanced environment, one that also adds an interesting feature to the room. This weeks’ Indesign In Focus brings various geometric patterns, colours and products into any residential, commercial and hospitality décor.

How can design cater to the evolving nature of today’s working behaviours?

How can design cater to the evolving nature of today’s working behaviours?

Working behaviours around the world have evolved to spur collaboration while improving employee happiness, productivity and wellbeing through innovative design.

Learning the ropes of designing rugs

Learning the ropes of designing rugs

Through specially curated workshops, guests and applicants for the Designer Rugs Evolve Awards gained insight into designing a commercially viable rug.

Designer Rugs Evolve Awards is here

Designer Rugs Evolve Awards is here

Calling all designers! With $30,000 worth of prizes up for grabs, Designer Rugs wants to see your very best rug designs for its Evolve Awards. Entries open Thursday 14 March and workshops are kicking off across the region now.

Collaboration at its core: Hare & Klein x Designer Rugs

Collaboration at its core: Hare & Klein x Designer Rugs

Always collaborating with the best design minds from across Australia, Designer Rugs has revealed its latest range. This time in collaboration with renowned interiors firm Hare & Klein.

Are you in the running for this design super draw? Register for FRONT now to win. 48 hours left!

Are you in the running for this design super draw? Register for FRONT now to win. 48 hours left!

You may have already come across the new boutique specifier event, FRONT. And if you haven’t already registered, we want to lay out the top 5 reasons you should get yourself down to Carriageworks 9 – 10 August.

A look at aged care: SummitCare Baulkam Hills with Designer Rugs

A look at aged care: SummitCare Baulkam Hills with Designer Rugs

In CHADA’s recently completed SummitCare Baulkham Hills, custom designed rugs and carpet play a critical role in creating a beautiful yet high-tech aged care living environment.

Designer Rugs and Mr Fräg

Designer Rugs and Mr Fräg

The team at Designer Rugs has unveiled and launched an exciting new range with an all-new collaborator – meet Mr Fräg.

A world of customisation with Designer Rugs

A world of customisation with Designer Rugs

Whether it’s a change in the colour palette, a specific size or unexpected angles – designers can create the perfect accompaniment to a commercial project with Designer Rugs.

Rugs of Transient Beauty

Rugs of Transient Beauty

From Designer Rugs creative designers Christine McDonald, Lia Pielli and Phillipa Cowdrey, comes the new collection – Transient; a journey through time, materials, pattern and emotion.

Gilbert + Tobin Barangaroo by Woods Bagot

Gilbert + Tobin Barangaroo by Woods Bagot

Design that reflects its local environment is a huge focus for practising architects and designers, and Sydney’s Barangaroo development is a hotbed for this kind of thinking. Gilbert + Tobin’s new Barangaroo workplace, designed by Woods Bagot, draws inspiration from the rich history and landscape of the site, while nestling nicely into Sydney’s new commercial identity.

PwC Melbourne by Futurespace

PwC Melbourne by Futurespace

The old-school ‘client showroom’ is in desperate need of a shake-up – but where to start? Designed by Futurespace, PwC’s new Melbourne headquaters is purpose-built to break down traditional barriers between staff and clients. The results are extraordinary.

Chatting With Futurespace’s Gavin Harris on Designer Rugs, Futurespace’s PwC Fitout, and His Creative Process

Chatting With Futurespace’s Gavin Harris on Designer Rugs, Futurespace’s PwC Fitout, and His Creative Process

As Design Director of Futurespace, Gavin Harris is one of Australia’s most in demand and renowned creative designer minds. We caught up with him following his Designer Rugs Mindscape collection, and his work on Sydney’s PwC Barangaroo office project…

Designer Rugs Introduces Menswear-inspired Carpet by Axminster

Designer Rugs Introduces Menswear-inspired Carpet by Axminster

Borrowing the aesthetic finesse and precise tailoring of modern menswear, Axminster carpets supplied through Australia by Designer Rugs offers a stylish addition for a multitude of design applications.

Indigenous Art Meets Designer Rugs With Yulparitja

Indigenous Art Meets Designer Rugs With Yulparitja

Designers and design lovers alike were out in full force at Mossgreen Gallery, Woollhara to celebrate the launch of Yulparitja, a Designer Rugs range designed by the Indigenous Bidyadanga people of Western Australia.

Three Decades of Design With Designer Rugs

Three Decades of Design With Designer Rugs

Now in their 30th year of industry success, the family-owned and operated Designer Rugs reflects on three decades of collaborations, creativity and innovation.

MINDSCAPE: Rugs to Keep in Mind

MINDSCAPE: Rugs to Keep in Mind

Designer Rugs’ latest collection MINDSCAPE by Gavin Harris is a daring exploration of shape, colour and texture.

Up Close with Yarn and Textiles

Up Close with Yarn and Textiles

How well do you know your yarns? Carpets and rugs add a beautiful finish to an interior, but before they become the final product, they start off as millions of strands of differing yarns before being woven into a cohesive whole. We sat down with Tappeti Director, Karinna Gobbo, to talk about yarn.

Celebrating the New Again Range

Celebrating the New Again Range

Designer Rugs has celebrated the launch of the New Again rug range, a collection of four hand-tufted rugs referencing family memories, designed in partnership with Petrina Turner Design

How is Medibank Place Designed for Wellness?

How is Medibank Place Designed for Wellness?

Melbourne’s Medibank Place is an architectural delight that aims to provide an innovative workplace environment that promotes healthy living. With a large and spacious interior layout, the colourful interior fit out is a playful and collaborative environment for Medibank’s customers, staff and the Melbourne community.

New Again: a handcrafted collection from Designer Rugs

New Again: a handcrafted collection from Designer Rugs

Designed in partnership with Petrina Turner Design, New Again is a collection of four hand-tufted rugs referencing family memories.

Inside the Glimmering Prima Pearl Tower

Inside the Glimmering Prima Pearl Tower

This attention to detail permeates every element of the Prima Pearl Tower, creating a cultivated environment designed to emulate the grandeur of luxury hotels.

Indesign magazine #62 dissections directory

Indesign magazine #62 dissections directory

A full directory of the contact information for every company referred to in the project dissections of Indesign Magazine #62.

Designer Rugs at the Art Gallery

Designer Rugs at the Art Gallery

Designer Rugs joins The Art Gallery of NSW in the new Chiswicks restaurant.

DESIGNER RUGS ANNA CARIN COLLECTION LAUNCH AT FUNKIS

DESIGNER RUGS ANNA CARIN COLLECTION LAUNCH AT FUNKIS

A festive crowd of friends, family and industry faces gathered to celebrate the launch of Anna Carin’s collection for Designer Rugs at Funkis – a truly Swedish evening!

BLEUX FOR DESIGNER RUGS: ‘NEIGHBOURHOOD’ COLLECTION LAUNCH

BLEUX FOR DESIGNER RUGS: ‘NEIGHBOURHOOD’ COLLECTION LAUNCH

At a glamorous launch party held in Sydney’s Surry Hills, Designer Rugs unveiled “Neighbourhood” by Bleux, a collection of six hand-tufted rugs that reflect, charmingly, on the essence of community with a true sense of place.

Journey into complete customisation with Designer Rugs

Journey into complete customisation with Designer Rugs

Designer Rugs allows the ultimate in flexibility and customisation for your commercial projects.