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Considering Colour: The Beginnings

As London Design Festival draws to a close for another year, it’s the perfect time to build on the inspiration of this fantastic event and introduce our new quarterly blog series Considering Colour. Wilton Carpets and I have a shared love of colour and the evocative nature of its nuances within design which has brought us together for this project. Our curiosity is at the core of our creativity and colour is such an exciting area of research and development. Understanding that colour doesn’t exist in the abstract, it’s a sensation and needs our interaction to be, should be at the forefront of everyone’s design processes. I’m sure that you remember the basics of school science but just in case, here’s a quick recap. Colour is light and light is… Read More

Signature Style from Wilton at London Luton Airport

The opening of a prestige passenger facility for Signature Flight Support, at London Luton Airport, marks a European flagship for the company, the world’s largest network of Fixed Base Operations. Within the stunning 3DReid designed building, bespoke woven carpet from Wilton Carpets, inspired by the building’s modernist architecture, provides a luxurious floor to welcome flight crew and passengers. Boasting the latest in technologies for entertainment, communications, passenger and crew amenities, and onward travel solutions; the building’s interior was designed by Hi Design, involved in a long-running consultancy since the plans for the facility were first conceptualised back in 2011. Hi Design conceived a linear design that would respect the language of the space, while simultaneously offsetting the sinuous curves of the interior. “We focused on Signature Flight Support’s clients and… Read More

Case Study: Wilton Celebrates Understated Elegance at Statham Lodge

Bespoke woven axminster carpets from Wilton Carpets, have been used to extraordinary effect throughout the public areas and suites of the Georgian period Grade II listed Statham Lodge, an award-winning Cheshire wedding venue. With the various patterns of existing carpets showing signs of wear on thresholds after 20 years of intense use, the time had come to replace and so Statham Lodge turned to the quality of wool-rich woven carpets from Wilton. Emma Walker, project manager at Statham Lodge, explains: “In the past, we had to adopt a rather piecemeal approach to our carpet to get something down as quick as possible, often just rolling out a stock pattern as opposed to one designed for the space. However, we noticed that a bespoke carpet copied from an original Georgian creation… Read More