The winners of the thirteenth edition of the annual Carpet Design Awards, organised by Domotex in partnership with COVER and HALI magazines, were announced at a special ceremony held in Hall 9 at Domotex Hannover on Saturday 13 January 2018.
A jury made up of experts from the design professions and the carpet industry selected seven winning brands across eight categories. COVER Editor, Lucy Upward presented four of the awards, including that for ‘Category 9: Favourite by Domotex Visitors’. The other awards were presented by the chairman of the jury and president of Warp & Weft, Michael Mandapati from New York and by HALI Editor, Ben Evans.
We are proud to be involved in the highly-respected accolade once more and the entries and winners continue to be an important reflection of current and upcoming industry trends. View the winning entries below and the full shortlist with details of the jury here.
Category 1: Best Studio Artist Design
Rug 01 Golden Fade, Salem van der Swaagh
Category 2: Best Modern Design Superior
Chaos, Lila Valadan
Category 3: Best Modern Design Deluxe
Galmous Atlas Mountain Rug, Soufiane Zarib
Category 4: Best Transitional Design
Blue Star, Art Resources
Category 5: Best Flatweave Design
Vague Harmony, Lila Valadan
Category 6: Best Collection
Charcoal, Chand LC Collection, Choudhary Exports
Category 7: Best Interior
NEW category: A high-end customisation project or rug installation demonstrated with high-quality images
Mediterranean Capo Boi, Mariantonia Urru
Category 8: Best Communication
NEW category: A successful marketing or branding campaign demonstrated with high-quality images
Shifting Perception Advertising Campaign, Edelgrund
Category 9: Favourite by DOMOTEX Visitors
ZANAFI, Bazar Du Sud (MA)