The Transcendence exhibition invites visitors to deepen their perception and understanding of materials and to develop a new appreciation of their significance. Curated by architect Frederikke Aargard, in co-operation with Aesop and De Ploeg.
A change is underway in the handmade carpet industry. The historically male-dominated field is seeing more and more women step into leadership roles, and with them comes a fresh perspective and a wealth of expertise that are slowly reshaping the landscape. We spoke with some of the women leading the way – all Label STEP Certified Partners – to learn about their experiences and why they think women are essential to forming the most holistic, sustainable future for the handmade carpet industry.
BELA & ELIS bring pure joie de vivre to any living space! For DESIGNERCARPETS - DRECHSLE, Swiss artist Sonnhild Kestler has developed two expressive rugs that not only impress with their captivating colors and shapes, but also with their pleasant feel - and touch us with their uniqueness.
Design lover and artist Jean-Pierre Lanz has tailored an old apartment perfectly to his needs.

Pattern Factory

Fascinating combinations of colors, shapes and materials at Maison & Objet Paris
Entwicklung und Produktion des Verner Panton Geometri Teppichs
Tips from the Schöner Wohnen editorial team
Take a look behind the scenes...
Stefan Drechsle from Lörrach makes carpets for Hollywood stars and super-rich yacht owners. He has his carpets made in Nepal - without poison, without exploitation, at fair prices. A medium-sized business like he is in the picture book. And when he needs compensation, Drechsle screws around on his car.
The Bauhaus Jubilee last year has been frequently celebrated. Also in the carpets company Designercarpets in Loerrach, Southern Germany.
Schlichte Eleganz, Detailverliebtheit, modernes Design und urbaner Charakter zeichnen das Kitz aus. In dieses Spannungsfeld, in Mitten der Outletcity Metzingen, lassen sie die Hotel-Gäste eintauchen.


Flatweave kilim "Dokden"
A novelty this year at the IMM Cologne.
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