Tweet Art Walk 2015 – Rug Design Competition by Middle School Students Shouldn’t we all live in such flood of harmony With a great pleasure, in 2015 RUG ART INTERNATIONAL initiated a rug design competition for the creative middle school students of Hebrew day school in Florida. The final rug design will be constructed in Nepal by adult artisans made entirely by hand. The rug will receive the GoodWeave label, meaning No Child Labor is involved in the process. The prize is a beautiful custom hand-knotted rug designed by the…read more
the concept of hand knotted rug vs. hand woven didn’t really occur to me until I begun to realize the number of times I hear people say and think, that hand woven rugs also means hand knotted rug. Not exactly. Hand woven is a generalized word describing different types of rug making and not to be confused, not all hand-woven rugs are of the same quality. Hand knotted, hand tufted or flat-weave are all hand-woven rugs, not necessarily made entirely by hand in some technique like hand tufted, but one must know the difference between them when purchasing a good quality rug.
the hand knotted process of custom made rugs. rug art.
Tweet Check out this month’s issue of FLORIDA DESIGN magazine and see, as featured, the beautiful colors of our Moroccan inspired rug “sultry”. The timeless color choices in this sophisticated contemporary rug inspires many of our clients, who use it not only in other RUG ART hand knotted rug designs, but also in their interior projects. Not only fashionable rug, but chic. We think.