The majesty of weaving has been preserved by museums and galleries exclusively dedicated to textiles. There is no argument. They are beautiful and an art form. Carpets have played an important role in the lives of many from the Middle East to Africa. Carpets were not only beautiful, but practical. The woven wool, from sheep, goat and sometimes camel herds, provided tents to protect from the desert climate, comfortable floor coverings, room dividers for privacy, and blankets, bags and saddles.
Whilst serving a practical purpose for the weavers and their families, carpets have found their way onto the...
The cooler months are upon us and creating a home that exudes warmth requires thoughtful layering. A home that can respond to variations in temperature year long without losing a warm and welcoming feel requires deeper consideration about textures, fibres, colours and designs.
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