New After Josef Albers Rug

So excited to be launching new rug designs at Decorex this September! They include one inspired by another of my favourite artists, Josef Albers, whose use of saturated colour I have always admired.  His book ‘Interaction of Color’ (recently republished in a 50th anniversary edition) is one of the most important works

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Brilliant Brazil

Not long to go now before the excitement of the games in Rio.  After the success of our own games here in London four years ago we are looking forward to another fun packed couple of weeks in August, this time in sunny Brazil. Brazil is a vast and diverse

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More Neutral Palettes at Sonya Winner Rug Studio

Sonya Winner Studio may be well known for rugs with vibrant colours, but we have also designed some wonderfully neutral rugs too. What makes a neutral palette in interior design so appealing? Neutral colours provide a blank canvas and when mixed with textural elements enhance the feeling of welcome in

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Pantone and Prism

Many of you will know that every year, Pantone select a Color of the Year. These colour experts spot trends in the use of colour in fashion and interiors. They, in turn, influence colour trends around the world. For the first time, in 2016, they have chosen two colours and blended

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David Gerstein

We love David Gerstein’s colourful, eye-catching artworks. An Israeli artist, Gerstein works in a post pop art style to create bold, coloured, multilayered compositions. Just as here at Sonya Winner Studio we aren’t afraid to leave behind the monochrome pallet of black and white rugs in creating our expressive carpet runners

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SBID Awards

We are delighted and honoured to have our new Rothko-esque rug design nominated for a SBID International Design Award in the Residential Products category. It is the third time we have been nominated for the prestigious award and we are so excited and proud to have our Rothko inspired collection up as a finalist.

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Colour Obsession

Colour is in my genes! My grandfather Frank had an innovative printing company called Chromoworks, bringing colourful prints and posters from the artworks of famous artists such as Nash, Lowrey to inject optimism and brightness into war-torn London. I was brought up in a very visual environment, my father Paul Winner was a

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Joan Bennassar

Last month I visited Joan Bennassar, an artist whose work I’ve recently fallen in love with! Joan was born in 1950 in Pollença, a beautiful Mallorcan town dating back to the 13th century, located at the eastern end of the Serra de Tramuntana Mountains. Joan’s work reflects his upbringing in the landscape of the

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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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