8 Dazzling Flooring Options
Product: Fracture 1
Standout: The rug maker’s first collaboration with a living artist in over a decade birthed hand-tufted representations of landscapes the sculptor encountered while travelling throughout the U.S., including this depiction of canyons.
2. Esti Barnes of Topfloor
Standout: Hides of different pile densities and species (sourced only from animals slaughtered for meat) were collaged into this lively geometric, hand-dyed in eye-popping blues and greens or custom.
3. Kari Pei of Interface
Product: Progression I, II, and III
Standout: Biophilic design informs this gradient-pattern modular carpet series incorporating recycled-content nylon; the six colorways coordinate with others in the Global Change collection, which boasts a low carbon footprint.
4. Alicia D. Keshishian of Alicia D. Keshishian
Standout: An undulating pattern designed by hand was converted into a digital file, emailed to Nepal, printed as a graph—and then rendered in hand-carded, -spun, and -dyed Mongolian wool (or wool and silk).
Standout: The Hall of Famer mashed up two iconic patterns—diamond and lozenge—into a dynamic push/pull composition executed in New Zealand wool; 10 percent of net sales benefit DIFFA.
Product: Brazilian Agata
Standout: The Campana Brothers pay tribute to the titular geode in handmade tiles of high-strength cement, blended with oxides colored yellow, green, blue, or red.
Standout: The Canadian fine artist has long recreated her abstract paintings as pillows and scarves; now, she translates the canvases into plush rugs of hand-knotted wool and silk, in custom colors and sizes.
Product: Night Vision
Standout: Variegated high- and low-luster yarns in a textured tufted loop seem to shift in tone and dimension. Available in a dozen hues of cushion, hardback, or broadloom nylon carpet.