“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
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
Rather excitingly our new Eastern Collection was recently awarded the accolade of Best Residential Flatweave at The International Wool Carpet & Rug Awards, held by the Campaign for Wool. While we introduced you to the full collection earlier in the year, here; we thought this would be a perfect opportunity to take a closer look at Kyoto and Kobe, two … Read More
We are excited to introduce you to our new designs, known collectively as The Eastern Collection. Our starting point has been our long term fascination with the tones, textures, culture and history of the East, specifically Japan; out of which grew an interest in a 14th Century Japanese textile technique of space dye, called Kasuri. … Read More
Sometimes here at Roger Oates, we are lucky enough to be involved from the very early stages of a home renovation project. Such projects really excite us as we get to work closely with our client striving to find the perfect runner to match their new home. We are also able to watch and share in their excitement as their vision … Read More
Here at Roger Oates, when it comes to our flatweave runners, we believe in the fundamentals – excellent design and expert craftsmanship. But we also believe that without a worthy raw material, our final product wouldn’t be the industry leader it is. We choose wool. We have previously written about why wool makes the best flooring, but … Read More
A year has passed since the launch of The London Collection and at the time we were thrilled to be able to give you an insight in to the making of it – from what triggers a concept to (finally) pulling a collection together. Creating a collection takes time, there are lots of steps in the decision making process to get the … Read More
A rare glimpse into some of the work that goes into making a Roger Oates flatweave runner.