Editor’s Picks: August 2022

August 11, 2022

A dazzling selection of covetable rugs for August 2022

Whether you are looking for an elegant design for the floor or an art piece for the wall, a rug that demands attention or one that harmonises a room, this selection of six rugs drawn from COVER 38—out next week— is sure to satisfy.

<em>Bishop<em> Checkerboard collection hemp handwoven dhurrie 8 Holland Street x Vanderhurd

8 Holland Street x Vanderhurd 

Vanderhurd’s collaborative collection with 8 Holland Street comprises six dhurrie designs made of 100% hemp. Featuring beautiful colour combinations, the simple yet uplifting patterns are named after chess pieces. Each design is available in three sizes.

<em>Wasted Geo Multi<em> Floor Story


Floor Story’s new Wasted hand-knotted rug range is made from off-cut wool from other rugs. The beautiful, unique designs are created by the weavers according to the wool they have. Therefore, the exact same patterns cannot be repeated, meaning each one is truly a one-off product. 

<em>Avant Graphite Shaped<em> Surreal Shifts collection Kelly Wearstler for The Rug Company

Kelly Wearstler x The Rug Company

Kelly Wearstler’s ninth collaboration with The Rug Company was released in June. The eight new hand-knotted rugs titled Surreal Shifts include three interior-savvy designs that come in two colourways plus Avant Graphite, which is available in a rectangular format and an inspiring free form shape.  

<em>Charm<em> Kaleido of Life collection hand knotted wool and silk rug Marcel Wanders Studio for Sahrai

Sahrai x Marcel Wanders

The stunning limited edition Kaleido of Life collection by Marcel Waders Studio for Italian rug brand Sahrai features three different rugs, with only six versions of each. The hand-knotted wool and silk rugs natural silk and wool are inspired by the natural elements: air, water and earth.

<em>Trace<em> Amini Carpets x Rodolfo Dordoni

Amini Carpets x Rudolfo Dordoni

In Rodolfo Dordoni’s new Trace rugs for Amini the lines of the design run across their borders, like an endless Möbius strip, offering the possibility of infinite compositions with multiple rugs. Handwoven in 100% New Zealand semi-worsted wool, Trace comes in two subtle yet striking colourways, Red and Yellow.

<em>GWEN JEP AND DIANA WITH LILLY PENNSYLVANIA Springfield M1A with Eotech HWS EBR Remington 870 Police Magnum Colt Anaconda<em> Jath Kath

Jan Kath Rug Bombs

This photorealistic rug made in Nepal is one of Jan Kath’s Rug Bombs artworks, which are currently on show at the Alte Brüderkirche church in Kassel until 25 September. The image is taken from photographer Kyle Cassidy’s book Armed America: Portraits of Gun Owners in Their Homes, depicting a family showcasing their weapons along with their kids and pets.

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