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    Going further with GoodWeave

    We're making sure more of our makers are GoodWeave certified, so that you can be assured our rugs are made with positive ethics at their heart.

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    Talking Craft

    As part of London Craft Week, we were invited to take part in a lively discussion about craft with Tom Pigeon, one of Scotland's most highly regarded makers.

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    Designer Sessions: Studio Flock

    Northmore is certainly our most intricate creation colourwise, using an incredible 26 different hues throughout. As part of our Designer Sessions series, we spent time with its creators, Jenny Wingfield and Rachel Parker, to discover the inspiration behind this beautiful creation.

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    Designer Sessions: Etoile Home

    Ex fashion and interior stylist, Shani Beadle, is the creative director behind Etoile Home, a brand with a strong belief that homes should be a reflection of personality and with it; a beautiful, colourful and creative place. We spoke to Shani about the inspiration behind her Glassworks design for FLOOR_STORY.

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    Showroom Opening Party

    A little over a week ago, we celebrated the opening of our first retail space in London's creative Shoredtich district, welcoming over 150 rug lovers, designers, stylists, journalists and bloggers.

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    Designer Sessions: 2LG

    The 2LG x FLOOR_STORY capsule collection, features our highest ever knot count in the incredible Roses. We hung out with Jordan & Russell, the duo behind 2LG, to discover the inspiration and creative process behind the rugs.

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    Designer Sessions: Camille Walala

    The Camille Walala x FLOOR_STORY capsule collection typifies Camille's bright and graphical approach to design. We took some time with the East London based designer to discover the creative process behind the rugs.

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    Kids in a Sweet Shop: Top 5 Domotex Spots

    Everytime Domotex rolls around we get pretty excited. The world's largest flooring fair may sound a little on the dull side, but this is a rug geek's heaven. We've compiled our top five spots at this year's show.

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    Our website is fresh for 2017

    Our website has been given a refresh for 2017. Alongside more focus on our hot rugs, we've also made it a little easier to find out about our custom programme and to keep track of all the latest goings on.

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    Camille Walala

    Camille Walala is one of design’s hottest talents, famed for her powerful digital prints and signature Tribal POP style full of boundless energy. So you can imagine how excited we are to have collaborated with Camille on four rug designs that capture her effervescent approach to textile design.

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    Camille Walala tells of her life in London

    The utterly fabulous Camille Walala, respsonsible for some of our boldest designs, tells of her life in London in Design Milk's 'City in a Suitcase' series.

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    Margo Selby at Kent & London

    We simply love the woven textiles of Margo Selby and so we're pretty excited that she's exhibiting her latest collection at Kent & London in Shoreditch. Things are kicking off with a launch party on Thursday 8th December, so don't miss this chance to see Margo's latest work and our latest FLOOR_STORY creations in this beautiful space.

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    Laura Spring scoops Scotland Re:Designed Award

    A huge congratulations to Laura, designer of our wonderful Leharyia rug, who's just been awarded the prestigious Scotland Re:Designed interiors award.

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    Could this be the most expensive rug ever?

    Christies has recently sold a Francis Bacon rug for an extraordinary amount and it got us to wondering if its the most expensive rug ever?

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    Kangan Arora

    Kangan Arora runs a London-based multi-disciplinary design studio; her approach is typified by a celebratory use of colour, pattern and abstraction, while rooted in an appreciation of contrasting cultures and a rich tradition of visual storytelling, informed by her Indian heritage.

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    designjunction delight

    With over 30 new rugs, including our highest ever knot quality, and awards from Elle Decoration, Archiproducts and Design Geekery for our stand, designjunction really was rather special for us this year.

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    Laura Spring

    Laura Spring, originally from Staffordshire, is a textile designer/maker living and working in Glasgow creating bold graphic print designs that are transformed through screen and digital print into fashion accessories, homeware and stationery. She is a graduate of Glasgow School of Art where she was awarded a BA in graphic design in 2002.

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    Discovering the unusual and unique is something we love at FLOOR_STORY and at times we’ve even been commissioned by customers to travel the globe to find a rug that fits their home to perfection, a 'no compromise' approach to rug shopping if ever there was one.

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    Flock

    Led by creative director, Jenny Wingfield, Flock nurtures the best of new British design, working with artists, designers and brands to craft beautiful interior textiles. We’ve teamed up with Flock to create an extraordinary piece that has stretched our artisan makers with a 100-knot Tibetan weave rug featuring pure Chinese silk.

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    Etoile Home

    I launched étoile Home in 2006 and in the eight years since, my ethos and approach to design has stood strong and fast. I believe that your home should be a reflection of your life and personality. A beautiful, colourful and creative place that you can live and play in. With this always at the fore-front of my mind, I use my experience as a fashion and interiors stylist; inspiration from my travels around the globe; and the needs of my own family as the starting point for all my designs.

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    2 Lovely Gays

    Founded in 2014 by Jordan Cluroe and Russell Whitehead, 2 Lovely Gays is a design practice based in South East London, working in residential interiors, creative consultancy and product design.

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    Aria features in Unmade's Wool Week collection

    Custom knitwear brand, Unmade, has curated a collection of its favourite wool products to celebrate the Campaign for Wool's Wool Week, including Camille Walala x FLOOR_STORY Aria.

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    Sexy Staircases

    TimeOut magazine has scoured Instagram and put together a collection of London's most amazing staircases. From the Grand Staircase at St Pancras Renaissance Hotel to the spiral of Heal's, they're really worth checking out next time you're passing.

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    Get down to designjunction!

    designjunction starts today and we've got a stand full of hot new rugs from 2 Lovely Gays, Camille Walala, Laura Spring, Kangan Arora, Etoile Home and some great FLOOR_STORY exclusives. Get yourself down to Granary Square, King's Cross to see some of our best creations yet.

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    Northmore features with GoodWeave

    Our Rachel Parker designed Flock x FLOOR_STORY Northmore rug is one of our first to be GoodWeave certified. The GoodWeave campaign aims to end child labour in the rug making industry and is regarded as the model by which others follow.

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    Copenhagen Calling

    We're reporting in from the beautiful city of Copenhagen, the capital of the world's happiest country. We can certainly see why!

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    Blooming lovely

    This stunning floral carpet in Brussels' Grand Place is made up of some 600,000 blooms, lovingly arranged by over 100 volunteer gardeners.

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    designjunction 16

    Less than a month away, designjunction is one of the best shows of its kind in the UK, if not the world, so we're stoked to be taking part again. We'll be bringing a load of hot new rugs from some of the design world's hottest talents.

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    Shades of grey

    According to the good folk of The Telegraph online, this winter we're going to see shades of grey right throughout the home, so we've put together our top grey picks to bring a unique FLOOR_STORY twist.

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    Flock x FLOOR_STORY to launch at designjunction

    Flock works with graduate designers to curate and produce a collection of beautiful textiles for interiors. We've joined forces to create our most intricate rug to date.

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