Winners of the Carpet Design Awards announced at DOMOTEX 2019

A total of 24 finalists, three from each category, were picked out from a total of 233 products submitted from 15 countries. For each of the award’s eight categories, the jury has selected three exclusive creations which they believe stand out from the rest in terms of design, quality and craftsmanship.

A jury of professionals, chaired by Michael Mandapati, carpet expert and founder of Warp & Werft, New York, selected the eight winning carpets on the basis of the design concept and design properties such as color, materials, structure and quality, as well as product sustainability and branding.

The winners are as follows: in the category Best Studio Artist Design: “Create & Connect: The Chameleon Carpet ” from Atelier Beate von Harten, in the category Best Modern Design Superior: “Spartan Plumage” from Zollanvari International, in the category Best Modern Design Deluxe: “Reggae” from Wool & Silk Rugs, in the category Best Transitional Design: “Balouch LightPink” from Rug Star by Jürgen Dahlmanns, in the category Best Flatweave Design; “Bijar” from Edelgrund GmbH, in the category Best Collection: “Happiness Collection” from Wool & Silk Rugs, in the category Best Interior: “Magnificent Old-Portland-Style House” from Rug Star by Jürgen Dahlmanns, in the category Best Communication: “Advertising Campaign” from Edelgrund GmbH.

The finalist

Category 01: Best Studio Artist Design

Create & Connect: The Chameleon Carpet
– Beate von Harten – Atelier for textildesign (AU)

Category 02: Best Modern Design Superior

Spartan Plumage
– Zollanvari International (CH)

Category 03: Best Modern Design Deluxe

Reggae
– Wool & Silk Rugs (US)

Category 04: Best Transitional Design

Balouch LightPink
– RUG STAR by Jürgen Dahlmanns (DE)

Category 06: Best Collection
Joy – Wool & Silk Rugs (US)

Category 07: Best Interior
Magnificent Old-Portland-Style House
– RUG STAR by Jürgen Dahlmanns (DE)

 

Category 08: Best Communication
Advertising Campaign – Edelgrund GmbH (DE)

A total of 233 hand-made carpets from 15 nations were submitted for the 2019 Carpet Design Awards . From among this number, an international jury of design and carpet industry experts has selected the

Category 05: Best Flatweave Design
Bijar – Edelgrund GmbH (DE)

very best, putting 24 finalists through to the final round of the world’s most prestigious award for excellence in carpet design. For each of the award’s eight ca

tegories, the jury has selected three exclusive

creations which they believe stand out from the

rest in terms of desi

gn, quality and craftsmanship.

These finalists will now be whittled down to just eight overall winners – one in each category

Shortlisted carpets and designs in each category:

Category 1: Best Studio Artist

Design
Original small-scale production design from an arti

st or designer

(Note: This category is open to both exhibitors and non-exhibitors.)

THE CHAMELEONCARPET, Atelier for Textildesign (AU)
ICARPET, Icarpet (DE)
POMPON-TIGER, Myk Berlin (DE)

Category 2: Best Modern Design Superior

Original contemporary designs showing optimum use of materials

LINEA MAGIA FOG, Galleria Battilossi S.A.S. (IT)
GREHA, Jaipur Rugs Company PVT. LTD. (IN)
SPARTAN PLUMAGE, GABBEHS FLORA & FAUNA, Zollanvari International (CH)

Category 3: Best Modern Design Deluxe
Original contemporary designs showing optimal use of materials

CLASSIC REVIVAL DESIGN NO. 3, Art Resources LTD. (US)
RAASTA, Jaipur Rugs Company PVT. LTD. (IN)

 

 

REGGAE, Wool and Silk Rugs (US)

Category 4: Best Transitional Design

 

Most successful interpretation of a traditional rug design

JEWEL, Choudhary Exports (IN)

 

GHOM COPPER, Hossein Rezvani Design OHG (DE)
BALOUCH LIGHTPINK, Rug Star GmbH (DE)

Category 5: Best Flatweave Design
Original rug design demonstrating the flatweave technique

BIJAR, Edelgrund Gmb

 

H (DE)
TRIBAL JUTE EMBROIDERED RUG, Manglam Arts (IN)
ZAGROS SONGLINES, BANEH KELIM, FLATWEAVES MINIMALIST, Zollanvari International (CH)

Category 6: Best Collection
Contemporary traditional or transitional design collections demonstrating a common theme

CLASSIC REVIVAL COLLECTION, Art Resources LTD. (US)
COLLECTION NEWTRIBAL, Rug Star GmbH (DE)
HAPPINESS COLLECTION, Wool and Silk LLC (US)

Category 7: Best Interior
A high-end customization project or rug installation demonstrated with high-quality images

ANNDORE HOUSE RECEPTION RUG, Creative Matters (CA)
MAGNIFICENT OLD-PORTLAND-STYLE HOUSE, Rug Star GmbH (DE)
AUTUMN FUN, Wool and Silk LLC (US)

Category 8: Best Communication
A successful marketing or branding campaign demonstrated with high-quality images

EDELGRUND ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN, Edelgrund GmbH (DE)
RUG STAR MAGAZINE NO. 03, INTIMACYPORTLAND ISSUE, Rug Star GmbH (DE)
PHOTO CAMPAIGN “KINGSROBE”, Rug Star GmbH (DE)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Category 01: Best Studio Artist Design
Original small scale production design from an artist or designer
Entries from non-exhibitors are also welcome!
Winner!
Create & Connect: The Chameleon Carpet
Beate von Harten – Atelier for textildesign (AU)
R.001_Jeannine
iCarpet (DE)
Pompon Tiger 
MYK Berlin (DE)
Category 02: Best Modern Design Superior
Original contemporary designs showing optimum use of materials
Winner
Spartan Plumage
Zollanvari International (CH)
MAGIA in FOG
Galleria Battilossi (IT)
Greha
Jaipur Rugs Company (IN)
Category 03: Best Modern Design Deluxe
Original contemporary designs showing optimum use of materials
Winner!
Reggae
Wool & Silk Rugs (US)
Raasta
Jaipur Rugs Company (IN)
Reflections
Art Resources (US)
Category 04: Best Transitional Design
A new rug that interprets traditional designs for a contemporary audience
Winner!
Balouch LightPink
RUG STAR by Jürgen Dahlmanns (DE)
Ghom Copper
Hossein Rezvani (DE)
Jewel
Choudhary Exports (IN)
Category 05: Best Flatweave Design
Original rug design demonstrating the flatweave technique
Winner!
Bijar
Edelgrund GmbH (DE)
Tribal Jute Embroidered Rug
Manglam Arts (IN)
Zagros Songlines
Zollanvari International (CH)
Category 06: Best Collection
Contemporary traditional or transitional design collections demonstrating a common theme
Winner!
Happiness Collection
Wool & Silk Rugs (US)
NewTribal No. 07 Original
RUG STAR by Jürgen Dahlmanns (DE)
Impressions Collection
Art Resources (US)
Category 07: Best Interior
A high-end customisation project or rug installation demonstrated with high quality images
Winner!
Magnificent Old-Portland-Style House
RUG STAR by Jürgen Dahlmanns (DE)
Anndore House Lobby
Creative Matters Inc. (CA)
Autumn Fun
Wool & Silk Rugs (US)
Category 08: Best Communication
A successful marketing or branding campaign demonstrated with high quality images
Winner!
Advertising Campaign
Edelgrund GmbH (DE)
RUG STAR Magazine No. 03 IntimacyPortland Issue
RUG STAR by Jürgen Dahlmanns (DE)
Photo Campaign ‘KingsRobe’
RUG STAR by Jürgen Dahlmanns (DE)
Favorite by DOMOTEX visitors:
Pompon Tiger
MYK Berlin (DE)

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