4 Stephenson Close, East Portway, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 3RU
People, Product, Planet make the Alternative world go round, where different feels good. Alternative Flooring’s online tools make choosing flooring easy and enjoyable. Create your own personalised rug in a great choice of floors and borders using the online Make Me A Rug service. Start from scratch, pick a bestseller or be inspired by interior tastemakers with Alternative Rug Stars. This award-winning British lifestyle brand has exceptional designs in sustainable wool, natural fibre and faux materials in colour, pattern and texture to excite and delight. This is flooring you fall in love with. To find your nearest retailer go online, email or call.
131-141 Kings Road, London SW3 4PW
Anthropologie celebrates innovation, creativity and good design. Their look combines artfulness with vintage quirky. The lifestyle shops offer clothing, shoes, bags, jewellery and the latest in home design: furniture, beds and bedding, tableware, bathroom and interior accessories including cabinet knobs, rugs, candles, curtains, lighting, wallpaper, books and garden ornaments - from pots to tents. There's a great selection of round and rectangular rugs: crewel, flat, woven or shaggy.
127 Queenstown Road, Battersea, London SW8 3RH
020 7622 0500
Bowloom offer a huge selection of rugs, including bespoke hand made silks, wool mixes, linens and sisals. They also provide an unrivalled collection of binding tapes to bind carpets and sisals from stock.
Gorsey Lane, Coleshill, Birmingham B46 1JU
Crucial Trading offer a choice of over 75 designs available in wool, plant or mixed fibres. Consumers can choose from the complete collection of floorcoverings and customise with borders and piping in a large selection of colours and materials to create their own bespoke rug.Using their new online Rug Builder, customers are taken through the process choosing the floorcovering, selecting the style and material for the border and finally the dimensions. The rugs can be finished with a single or double border with or without piping. An AR app is also newly available on the App Store where customers are able to see the rug in their very own room.
By appointment: London
020 8772 0358
By appointment: Somerset
01984 656 009
Unique felt rugs from the Mountains of Heaven. Featuring bold, geometric designs which tell stories of nomadic life, Felt’s extensive collection of Shyrdak rugs are traditionally handmade by the tribal women of Kyrgyzstan. Made from 100% wool and available in an array of colours, they offer a wide range of decorative possibilities for both contemporary and traditional interiors. Beautiful sofa and floor cushions are also in stock. Bespoke commissions accepted. Viewings by appointment in London and Somerset.
Unit 4 Blackdown Business Park, Sylvan Road, Wellington, Somerset, TA21 8ST
Fleetwood Fox design and manufacture 100% wool flatweave carpets in Somerset England. Used by top interior designers worldwide, Fleetwood Foxs designs are elegant, distinctive and versatile. The collection ranges from intricately figured patterns to bold stripes in striking colours or subtle neutral tones. All are woven to order meaning its possible to offer a high degree of customisation in width and colour. Fleetwood Foxs rugs, runners and carpets are ideal for stairs and hallways and can also be seamed for large rugs or wall to wall fitting.
By appointment London SW4
020 7498 5574
Original rug designs by Gideon Hatch. Unique rugs, hand knotted in lustrous hand spun wool, in a range of natural colours. Rugs are available from stock or to order in custom sizes and colours to clients' own specifications. Over 25 years experience working with both private and corporate clients, interior designers and architects. Pictured is Padina, their latest design woven in luxurious hand-spun Turkish wool.
Bloxham Mill Business Centre, Barford Rd, Bloxham, Banbury, Oxon, OX15 4FF
+44 0844 2437838
GoodWeave works with the private sector to bring transparency and accountability within all parts of their product supply chain, from the factory floor down into the informal and hidden levels of production. The scheme operates in the rug sector, home textiles, apparel, jewellery, bricks and tea. GoodWeave certified products are made free of child labour and the scheme restores childhood to rescued children.
Studio 249, 22 Notting Hill Gate, London W11 3JE
020 7371 9255
HCI Design offers a luxurious selection of contemporary unique rugs, and fitted carpets from their supplier in the UK. Ask us for samples. Site visits available. Every rug and carpet product in their range is rooted in their philosophy 'Quality, functionality and beauty with a distinct edge'. Pictured is a European designed degrade 100% wool rug which can be custom coloured.
592 Kings Road, London SW6 2DX
020 7371 9955
Loomah specialise in the design and supply of custom hand-made carpets. All their designs can be made in any size, shape or colour and can be supplied as loose laid area rugs, or fitted wall to wall carpets. Alternatively, they can design something specially for you. See their website for many more of their designs.