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Design Decadence with Wilton Carpets

Decadence is the latest carpet collection from Wilton Carpets, reinventing Art Deco by pushing boundaries of its structure and introducing sophisticated textures. Fused with fearless 1960s tones of orange and brown, teal and flashes of rich salmon pink, the collection brings a refreshed and reinvigorated approach to Art Deco, avoiding archetypal repeats for a new perspective. Designed by Becky Smith, senior designer, Decadence is a truly extraordinary showcase of what is possible in carpet when constraints are lifted. “As part of the Designer Collection, Decadence reveals the true elegance of unrestrained modern carpet design.” Says Damian Roscoe, head of creative, Wilton Carpets. “As we explore our creativity without the usual practical limitations, such as designing for a particular location, we can apply a bold use of both pattern and colour… Read More

A Ballroom transformed with Wilton Carpets

Stunning bespoke woven axminster ballroom carpet, expertly crafted by Wilton Carpets, has been installed in the ballroom at The Queens, one of the most celebrated hotels in Leeds. Having redecorated the stunning art deco Ballroom of The Queens last year, the management subsequently decided to replace the carpet that was still in-situ and the impact was immediate: “During the summer, we changed the carpet in the Ballroom to this beautiful woven axminster carpet from Wilton Carpets and the effect was instantaneous,” explains Wayne Topley, general manager, The Queens. “The feedback received has been superb and we have seen a direct increase in our conversion of events using the space. The carpet has literally transformed the space into a venue in which people want to be seen.” The Queens asked the… Read More

Case Study: Bespoke Wonder at the Winter Gardens

Woven axminster carpet by Wilton Carpets, has been installed in one of the South West’s leading venues, the Winter Gardens Pavilion, Weston-super-Mare, bringing a sense of the historic with a beautiful and opulent design. The Winter Gardens Pavilion, is one of the seaside resort’s most famed architectural sights; a neo-Georgian building that first opened in 1927. After a £15m renovation under the ownership of Weston College, it is now one of the largest venues of its kind in the south-west of England, with an impressive ballroom that’s ideal for conferences, ceremonies and events. Professional carpet contractor, Rudge Brothers & James, called in Wilton Carpets for its experience of traditional axminster carpet manufacturing and close-by Wiltshire location. The manufacturer turned to its library of historic designs for the Winter Gardens, proposing… Read More