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Buyers Trip

Buyer’s trip to Morocco

A few weeks ago we went on a buying trip to Morocco and thought you might like to see some images of our time there. I also promised some people that I'd finally share my top tips for places to go for great food and atmosphere, which we'll…
Coral

Bath decorative antiques fair

Are you in or near Bath next month or looking for an excuse to visit? We're delighted to be showcasing our rugs at the Bath Decorative & Antiques Fair from 5-8 March. The show, which has been running for 26 years, was originally set up…
Green

Fitting rugs in with this season’s colour trends

Colour is a purely subjective thing of course, but just like in fashion, in interiors each year new trends emerge and we become totally gripped by them. It's fun to see how each new wave filters down from big brands to smaller makers, or in…
19-Greek-Street

The secret life of a Berber rug

We believe that each rug we sell is a work of art. Through the materials used, the colours employed and the motifs within, each tells a unique story of the environment, lifestyle and community that produced it. Taking just one rug in our collection…
Studio Toogood

Rag rugs as art

As a company specialising in rugs, we're forever researching the different ways to use them in decorating - that's why our Pinterest board How To Put Rugs In A Room is jam packed! And why we have a file specifically for the creative uses…
Perde Bedroom

Ward-off winter with our cosy bedroom ideas

The bedroom is a sanctuary, a place to escape from the rest of the world, unwind, relax and sleep... In winter it's essential to add elements to your bedroom that make it into a cosy space that you'll want to hibernate in. Below we explore the…
Yellow Sofa

Emily’s House London at 19 Greek Street – 2

If you’re a London-dwelling design nut and haven’t been to 19 Greek Street yet, then we might have just the excuse for you to go there asap… A six-storey townhouse gallery in the heart of Soho, 19 Greek Street is owned by Marc Peridis…
Pink Rug

HAY opens in Bath – we plan a day out in the city

We have exciting news. Tomorrow HAY opens its first UK shop in the beautiful city of Bath. Taking over a former bank inside a striking Georgian building at 36-38 Milsom Street - at the heart of designer shopping area, the Milsom Quarter - the…
Repiling Rug

Caring for your vintage carpet

“You take your car to be serviced twice a year, but your poor old carpet has to struggle on for 50 years before anyone looks at it.” So says Clive Rogers, a specialist in antique carpets who also looks after valuable rugs for a number of…
Gert Voorjans Room

Beginner’s guide to Feng Shui with Zoi Mpichtas

Zoi Mpichtas is a classical Feng Shui specialist (and a life coach), based between Cyprus and Belgium. She has consulted for designers and architects such as Zaha Hadid and Gert Voorjans, and her belief in the ancient Chinese philosophy…