Rug Focus

Rug Focus

April 26, 2019

If you have read our ‘Rugs and Wall-To-Wall Carpets’ blog, you’ll know that nature of our weaving process creates a finished edge that allows widths of our signature flatweave to be joined together. For our Borders collection we are celebrating the versatility of our runners, with a focus on one of the most enduring styles, … Read More

Pelham

Pelham

April 17, 2019

In our last blog post we introduced you to our new Borders collection. The four new designs are based around the border pattern and have been designed to work alone or as part of a scheme. With such versatility within the collection we thought we would take a closer look at each design. First in … Read More

The Borders Collection

The Borders Collection

April 1, 2019

Heritage designs, contemporary colour. One of the most enduring styles of runner is the border pattern – versatile when used with a coordinate on stairs and landings or when seamed together for larger areas. The Borders collection was developed by closely studying our current and archive collections and celebrates the versatility of how a border pattern … Read More

Ban the Beige

Ban the Beige

March 26, 2019

It has been a while since we last did a ‘behind the scenes’ post, but we think this one has definitely been worth waiting for. Prepare to be immersed in the colourful world of Sophie Robinson … Sophie is bonkers for colour! For over 20 years she has been lucky enough to eat-sleep-breath all things … Read More

Blue Hues – Part 2

Blue Hues – Part 2

February 26, 2019

Midnight, Indigo, Croft, Prussian, Denim and Lapis – just some of blues in the Roger Oates collection. Our blues have become one of our most sought-after colourways and it’s not hard to see why – this modern classic can be used in a myriad of ways …. Soft Blues For some, blue is the colour … Read More

Blue Hues – Part 1

Blue Hues – Part 1

January 31, 2019

There seems to be something about blue that people can’t resist – we find that although most clients come to us looking for a red or neutral, many end up falling for our blues. Carrying on from our Midnight Story, we take a closer look at decorating with this modern classic and help find a blue … Read More

It’s Midnight at Roger Oates

It’s Midnight at Roger Oates

January 7, 2019

Our Midnight Story builds on iconic designs from the Roger Oates collection. Refined, dramatic or subtle; this adaptable navy hue is the epitome of sophistication. With its deep tones it pairs beautifully with neutrals and brights, or keep to a monochromatic palette and add a touch of drama to your interior. Sit back, relax and indulge … Read More

Heather Shields for Roger Oates Design

Heather Shields for Roger Oates Design

December 5, 2018

Textile designer and weaver Heather Shields is known for her playful approach to colour and pattern. Here she talks to us about the joys of wool, adding textiles to an interior and a chance encounter with our Head of Design, Andy Guard. What first drew you to the art of weaving? Weaving was a complete … Read More

Beautiful Botanical

Beautiful Botanical

October 6, 2017

So, it has been another typically, unpredictable British Summer; glorious sunshine one day and dodging rain storms the next. On those sunny days, the whole country seems to want to grab a rug and head outside; while when the rain pours down the only thing to do is to hide under that same blanket, and await … Read More