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Rugs at Paris Design Week 2022

September 07, 2022

When September rolls around and it’s back to school time, Maison&Objet (8-12 September) gets the interior industry back into the swing of things

Rug by Edelgrund

Maison&Objet

When September rolls around and it’s back to school time, Maison&Objet (8-12 September) gets the interior industry back into the swing of things. As usual, European brands will be flocking to the French capital—Rezas from Denmark, Edelgrund from Switzerland and Kateha from Sweden to name but a few—as well as exhibitors from further afield. Moroccan carpets are always well represented at the fair. Those interested in minimalistic Moroccan designs both vintage and new should visit the stands of Bazar du Sud and Le Nouvel Atlas.

Eternal Eye, Apertus collection, Linie Design

Danish brand Linie Design will be showing the brand’s new collection Apertus, which was created with the idea of modest, uncluttered designs and conscious production methods in mind. Made using undyed wool and organic cotton the rugs feature intriguing textural contrasts.

Rug by Kirkit

New for this M&O edition is a special section in Hall 5A devoted to Turkish rugs, courtesy of the Istanbul Carpet Exporters’ Association. Sixteen Turkish companies, including Kirkit, will be presenting contemporary designs as well as traditional carpets. There will also be a lounge where Turkish tea and coffee will be served, and visitors will get a chance to discover the finalists in the Turkish National Carpet Design Contest.

Around Town

The umbrella event Paris Design Week runs from 8–17 September and is a chance to discover what the best designers, architects, decorators, fashion designers and chefs of the city and beyond have to offer.

Creative Matters

Toronto-based rug brand, Creative Matters—known as the go-to custom floorcoverings firm for international designers—will present their first art installation during PDW. The company opened a satellite office in France in the fall of 2021 an this year the art installation called Winter Garden will be showing at 80 rue de Turenne in the Le Marais district of Paris.

Révélation Bleu, Pierre Gonalons for Ateliers Pinton

On home turf, French heritage brand Ateliers Pinton will showcase their exquisitely crafted carpets including the new Attraction collection by Pierre Gonalons, which comprises a hand-woven tapestry, 4 rug designs, 6 carpet designs and 8 Jacquard fabric patterns.

Artopia, Florence Bourel for Toulemonde Bochart

The new 2023 collection will be on show at Toulemonde Bochart‘s 10 rue de Mail showroom, with a sustainable installation designed by Florence Bourel, which will include her new design Artopia.

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