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    8 Designers Take Their First Stab at Flooring

     



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    Designer:
    Malene Barnett
    Manufacturer: Surya

    Products: Destinations 61, Voyages 29, Destinations 71

    Standout: The brain behind Malene B brings her global perspective—and her boldly colored flat-woven and hand-tufted wool rugs—to a wider audience.



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    Designer: Bernardo Rojo
    Manufacturer: Nourison

    Products: MUL01

    Standout: Extending his reach from fashion to flooring, the creative director of mens wear label Joseph Abboud continues his aesthetic  in Mulholland, an ensemble of neutral hand-tufted polyester rugs.



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    Designer: Charlotte Lancelot
    Manufacturer: Gan

    Products: Canevas

    Standout: Wool felt doubles as a scratchpad for the young Belgian designer’s imagination, the rug’s super-textural surface supplied by cross-stitch construction. 


     

     


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    Designer:
    Sandra Espinet
    Manufacturer: Aga John Oriental Rugs

    Products: Walk Little Bird

    Standout: Quirky and classical coexist in the Los Angeles designer’s first stab at flooring, as fowl fades into a forest of abstraction across a ground of silk-wool blend.




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    Designer: Michael Wolk
    Manufacturer: Pierpoint Pacific

    Products: Leaves

    Standout: Typically found frequenting furniture and upholstery showrooms, the Miami designer directs his modern tendencies to  the floor with a freeform group of tufted-wool rugs.


     

     


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    Designer: Kit Kemp
    Manufacturer: Christopher Farr

    Products: Pebbledash

    Standout: The Firmdale Hotels owner and design director’s modern English approach animates hand-knotted jute, appropriately enough, with varied pebbly textures.



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    Designer: Amy Lau
    Manufacturer: Kyle Bunting

    Products: Flow

    Standout: Wavy strips of dyed cowhide simultaneously channel optical art and the architecture of Gio Ponti—and add to this designer’s growing product collection.


     

     


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    Designer:
    David Weeks
    Manufacturer: Christopher Farr

    Products: Onda

    Standout: The pendant-fixture wunderkind shines his spotlight downward for his rug debut, arranging hand-tufted and hand-dyed wool in striking graphics and colors.




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