The latest collaboration from Designer Rugs saw the innovative company re-teaming with interior designers Hare & Klein, the result of which was showcased art-exhibit style at COMA Gallery. With rugs hung like an art exhibition of semi abstract paintings at a special one off event, the Sydney design scene’s best and brightest were out to see the new range, including David Bush, Richard Munao and designer Eliose Fotheringham.
Designer Rugs is a renowned name in Australian design, and has been collaborating with artists and creative mavericks for over three decades. Hare + Klein is an award-winning interior design studio known for their expertise in delivering considered, award winning designs. The match between the brands is natural.
“The first range by Hare and Klein in 2014 became an instant success,” says Design Rugs Managing Director Yosi Tal on the collaboration, “The subtlety of the range is its strength. The textures and colours used are more reminiscent of abstract paintings on canvas, crafted by hand from silk, hemp and wool in place of oil paint and raw canvas.”
Speaking about the range of hand knot rugs at the Designer Rugs launch in Sydney, Principal and Design Director of Hare and Klein Meryl Hare remarked, “We have applied our philosophy of timeless design to the new collection of rugs. They are hand knotted and will last for many years, so the designs, which are mostly abstract, employ a combination of materials such as Tibetan wool, hemp and silk, and range of colours that will complement both classic and contemporary interiors as well as many furnishing styles.”
The launch of the range, like the evening, was a knock out success, and another notch in both companies’ belts. Delivering unique and considered design is rarely so perfect for a gallery.
Hare + Klein
Event Photography by Sean Foster