Festive Gift Guide

Festive Gift Guide

December 2, 2022

With the nights drawing in and Christmas around the corner, it is the time of year we all want to spend a relaxing evening in front of the fire and inject a little warmth and texture into our home. Be it a cosy throw, tufted rug or flatweave cushion, our lifestyle items can transform a … Read More

The Evolution of Sudbury

The Evolution of Sudbury

November 21, 2022

Since 1989 we have been developing Venetian Flatweave and our experimentation in colour, pattern and texture remains unceasing. All of our designs tell their own story, and it is the story of Sudbury we are going to explore, discovering how it has become one of most loved designs and gone on to influence our iconic … Read More

Roger Oates Design in Ledbury

Roger Oates Design in Ledbury

November 4, 2022

In the early days of Roger Oates our roots were firmly planted in the market town of Ledbury, Herefordshire, the location of our original design studios and hand looms. After nearly 30 years we are thrilled to announce that we are returning, expanding into a new showroom in the heart of the town, only a … Read More

An Interview with our Sewing Team

An Interview with our Sewing Team

September 15, 2022

There are many things we are proud of at Roger Oates Design, and one of them is our Sewing Team here at our Herefordshire Workshop. Every member is trained by Glenys, our Workshop Supervisor, who has been with Roger Oates for nearly 30 years. With incredible skill and time-honoured techniques, she has trained all 40 … Read More

Our love for Ledbury

Our love for Ledbury

August 20, 2022

Here at Roger Oates Design we are proud of our Herefordshire heritage. Having settled into the gentle slopes of the Malvern Hills nearly 30 years ago, we are inspired by our surroundings and the market town of Ledbury that can be found just a stone’s-throw away.  Part of the Eastnor Estate, you’ll find our head … Read More

Our Award Winning Collection

Our Award Winning Collection

August 4, 2022

This July our newest collection ‘A Journey in Colour’ in collaboration with A Rum Fellow won ‘Best Runner’ at the Living Etc Design Awards 2022. Needless to say we are thrilled, and we thought we should shout about it!  Each of the four designs explore global colour and pattern, and have been considerately created to … Read More

Roger Oates Lifestyle: A Journey in Colour

Roger Oates Lifestyle: A Journey in Colour

June 2, 2022

Our latest collection in collaboration with design studio A Rum Fellow, brings with it a new range of handcrafted items to our Lifestyle Store. ‘A Journey in Colour’ uncovers traditional embroidery techniques with a global influence, reimagined with bold and eclectic colour. Made using our 100% wool flatweave, four new designs have been carefully curated into a … Read More

The Making of Tufted

The Making of Tufted

April 22, 2022

“Authentic materials, rich texture and delicate design balance are core to our heritage” Over the last year at Roger Oates Design we have been developing a collection of tufted rugs and runners to complement our highly sought-after Venetian Flatweave. Now with a collection of five striking designs, we look into the making of our Hand … Read More

A Journey in Colour: An Interview

A Journey in Colour: An Interview

February 18, 2022

Our new collaboration ‘A Journey in Colour’ is certainly one of our most exciting and experimental collections to date. An adventure full of colour, energy and geometry. We discuss the story of this collaboration with our Creative Director, Andy Guard and pattern masters and creators behind A Rum Fellow, Caroline Lindsell and Dylan O’Shea. Tell … Read More