COVER: Modern Carpets & Textiles for Interiors is a quarterly magazine focused on the best fine rugs and textiles being designed and made today. COVER also looks at market trends and innovations and examines the role of rugs and textiles in interior design.
COVER 45 looks to a new design year ahead, with previews of the best international events to visit in 2017 and exclusive reports on the latest collections that will be launched. Find out who will be showing what at Domotex Hannover, Atlanta’s Amerciasmart, imm Cologne, Heimtextil in Frankfurt, Maison et Objet Paris, the Las Vegas Market and the new Luxury Brands event at Domotex asia/CHINAFLOOR.
This bumper issue features Henzel Studio’s fabulous new collection of rugs based on works by Andy Warhol, including renditions of his famous Marilyn Monroe image—one of which adorns the front cover. Also within the field of art we report on the current ‘Wall to Wall: Carpets by Artists’ exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Cleveland, featuring a selection of some of the best rug art produced in the last thirty years from Boetti to Faig Ahmed. Furthermore the work of Robert Rauschenberg—currently on show at the Tate Modern in London—comes under the spotlight alongside textile artist Diedrick Brackens.
More great new carpets come in the form of Rug Star’s exciting tuft production, Battilossi’s latest designs created with Lapchi, the Santa Fe collection by Art Resources, elegant geometrics from Dubai-based Carpets CC, A Rum Fellow’s designs for FLOOR_STORY and Knots Rugs’ beautiful 17th Century Modern series. A feature on the Design Library in New York state, plus a look at a revival of Egyptian appliqué panels by Rotate Editions and jacquard fabrics by Wovns represent some of the best textiles in the issue.
Get a copy of COVER 45 to read our report on 2016 in the US carpet industry and take in the figures of our global rug report. Alongside this you can enjoy perusing our news pages, the interiors section dedicated to beautiful spaces featuring rugs, the COVER calendar, the Hotlist, a 6-page trend report and much more!