Textile Art

We are delighted and honoured to have been featured in a fabulous book by Ellen Bakker called Textileart. It is bursting with wonderful textile art of all kinds from all over the world and is a joy to read. I particularly liked the doll-like sculptures by American artist Jennifer Gould, the crochet jewellery by

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Art on the Haggerston Riviera!

Delighted to have taken part in Apartment: Style Cruise, a show in the Canal Gallery featuring crafts, designer products and homewares from many exciting makers. As well as ceramics, jewellery and furniture (and our own After Matisse rug!) works by Emily Cole (Suffolk Pink Bird Box, above) and Adam King (Seduction and Abandon, below) particularly caught my

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So Much to See in London Now

Yesterday saw the opening of another spectacular exhibition in London: Rembrandt: The Late Works at the National Gallery. I can’t wait to see this very moving collection of exquisite pieces gathered from around the world in collaboration with the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. On until 18 January 2015. See a video introduction. And you still have time

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Autumn in the Capital

A Bumper Harvest of Wonderful Things to See in London’s Art World Some of the greats have new exhibitions in our capital: Constable at the V&A until the New Year, Anselm Kiefer at the RA until Dec 14, Late Turner at Tate Britain until Jan 25. Also at Tate Britain you can see the works of the four young hopefuls competing for the annual Turner

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A Great Show!

TENT London was a huge success! Part of London Design Festival, it showcased many exciting new designers under one roof. We saw fabulous furniture, textiles, lighting, jewellery and met enthusiastic lovers of design of all kinds. On our own stand, we launched new designs including Rectangles (available in silk and wool) and Aqua Teal Sea in a palette of colours inspired by

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Pillows Galore!

The Kiss Pillows We have had many enquiries about the matching pillows to our The Kiss rugs- these are now in stock.  If you love our Kiss design, but can’t accommodate a new rug in your home just now, scatter these Kiss pillows on your chairs and sofas for an injection of colour? They come

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Our Kiss rug shortlisted for a design award!

We are thrilled that our Kiss Rug has been shortlisted for a SBID award (Society of British Interior Designers). This new design (available in two colourways) has not yet been exhibited, so do come and see it for yourself at Tent London where matching pillows will be launched at the show too! Last year our Tree Trunk rug was shortlisted, so

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Aram’s 50th Anniversary

Last week Aram, the furniture store, launched their 50th Anniversary Exhibition and we were delighted to attend the opening preview at the Aram Gallery itself. One piece caught our eye in particular, which was Sculptor Allen Jones’ ‘Love Seat’. We loved how the shapes and silhouettes instantly reminded us of those

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July 2013 Update

We’ve joined Houzz! Sonya Winner Studio now features on Houzz, an inspirational interior design website where you can browse through thousands of gorgeous rooms and beautifully designed products for your home. See our page here. New book release: “Color: How to Use It” by Marcie Cooperman Marcie is a fellow

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New York New York!

We’ve just got back from a fantastic trip to New York where we exhibited our rugs at the Architectural Digest Show. It was an inspiring show and it was amazing to meet so many Sonya Winner rug enthusiasts Stateside! The icing on the cake was receiving the award for ‘Best Flooring

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What to buy for Christmas!

Last weekend the ever inspiring Sunday Times Style Magazine gave us 124 pages of brilliant presents. Some of our favourites are: Alexander McQueen: Fashion Visionary by fashion writer Judith Watt (Goodman £30) – A wonderful tribute to the hugely talented designer who we sadly lost in 2010. Russian Oscietra and

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The London Design Festival

For the second year running we were selected to exhibit at Tent London as part of the London Design Festival. Yet again we were overwhelmed by the positive response we got and were particularly delighted that our new designs were featured in several publications and blogs including The Contemporist and

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Our first “Pop up Shop” at the Arundel Festival

We are excited to announce our first “Pop up Shop” at the Arundel Festival Gallery Trail: www.arundelgallerytrail.co.uk from 18-27 August located at: Adam’s Rugs, 28 High Street, Arundel BN18 9AB. Tel: 01903 884411 www.adamsrugs.co.uk 10.00 am – 5.00 pm throughout the festival. Sonya will be at the shop on Saturday 25th, Sunday 26th and Monday 27th

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Casa Vogue Brazil

Hot off the press! A story by Bruno Simões of Casa Vogue Brazil about art inspiration in design: Translation: “The After Matisse rug is inspired by Matisse’s cut out called ‘the Snail’- produced in the last years of his life when Matisse was working from a wheelchair instructing his assistants

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ICFF 2012

The team at the studio are now back in the UK and enjoying the glorious sunshine of London, after exhibiting at the annual ICFF exhibition at the Javits centre in Manhattan, New York! Less than a day after arriving in the ‘Big Apple’, the team were hard at work building

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Back in Kathmandu!

What a wonderful way to start 2012 back in the foot hills of the Himalayas on the outskirts of the Kathmandu Valley! We finally landed here yesterday after circling above Kathmandu airport for over an hour – the pilot didn’t feel the cloud conditions were safe to land!! To land

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Guardian Weekend Magazine

The Guardian Weekend magazine published a wonderful article:  “Home is where the art is” Be inspired by 20th-century masters – Picasso, Matisse, Miro and Mondrian – and bring home some colour. Styling: Susanna Powell  Photography: Franck Allais Here is the spread from the article featuring the “After Matisse Rug”.

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SuperDesign

SuperDesign curated by Patrick Brillet now in its 5th year opened with a fantastic party – the place was buzzing with lots of excitement as this year’s offerings were unveiled.

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Tent London

Thank you everyone who visited us at Tent London. We were overwhelmed by the positive response and interest we received. Photo by Barbara Chandler www.lovelondon.uk.com  twitter: @sunnyholt

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The first 100% Silk Tree Trunk

The first 100% Silk Tree Trunk has arrived! Here are some comments from the few people who have already seen it: “I think the silk tree trunk is one of the best hand made rugs I have every seen. Truly inspirational” “Simply one word …. Stunning” “Silk gives the design

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Limited Edition Tree Trunk at Themes & Variations

Themes & Variations is showing the limited edition Tree Trunk during May and June. The gallery is recognised as a “leading specialist in Post-war and Contemporary Design”. 231 Westbourne Grove, London W11 2SE OPENING HOURS: Monday – Friday 10am – 1pm & 2 – 6pm Saturday 10am – 6pm

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