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Geo Rug by Ella Doran

Ella Doran presented her new collections of distinctive gifts and home furnishings at the HOME Show, Earls Court, London, 13-15 January 2013. Ella Doran has used her sense of modernity and colour to create this innovative and contemporary Geo rug collection.


Ella Doran Geo Carved wool rug cream ©elladoran2013


In a new collaboration with British rug retailer WovenGround (, Ella Doran moves beyond the flat, printed surface with a carved wool rug that is based on her award-winning ‘Geo’ design and with the ‘Ella Doran Natural Collection’, a range of hyacinth and rati rugs. Read More

Melanie Porter Design – a wooly sense of style

Melanie Porter loves wool and she also loves to knit, and uses it to produce contemporary knitted fabric to upholster interior and furniture products. After 10 years of working as a knitwear designer, Melanie Porter turned her expertise to furniture creating one off furniture masterpieces. Trained at the Central Saint Martin’s College Melanie nurtured her natural knitting talent to enable her to create the most exquisite knitted and crocheted pieces. These soft and cozy pieces will be the coolest way to keep you warm the upcoming winter!


Melanie Porter


As well as creating gorgeous knitted chunky cushions, throws and fabulous lampshades Melanie Porter also takes second-hand vintage furniture pieces and reimagines them with knitted covers. She undertakes the entire process herself and everything, from the restoration and upholstering to the individual, crocheted buttons, is done by hand. Melanie Porter showed her new collection of knitted interior products for the first time at Tent London September this year. Read More

Canevas Collection by Charlotte Lancelot for GAN

Canevas Collection with colourful over-sized stitch detail from Spanish company Gandia Blasco’s by Belgium-based designer Charlotte Lancelot. Traditional handcrafts are transformed into everyday objects for contemporary homes. The charming Canevas collection shown at the London Design Festival consists of rugs, poufs and cushions in 100 % wool.


Canevas Collection


Charlotte Lancelot partnered with Gandia Blasco’s GAN division with the Canevas Collection of rugs and poufs launched earlier this year. Using cross-stitch patterns, Lancelot reinterpreted an age-old traditional craft into something completely new and exciting. Read More