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We travel the world for you and bring you stories on all things pretty in interiors, art, and architecture.  Each month Christophe, our creative director, takes you on a trip exploring design and creativity in a different country. 

We immerse ourselves in the local design community and provide in-depth reviews of designers, projects, local makers, and visual inspiration from around the globe. These stories are complemented with interior design mood board ideas and unique custom carpet patterns, all drawn from inspiration discovered during our exploration trips. A truly unique perspective, allowing you to discover a region in detail and from a designer’s perspective. 

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Our exploration of a rainforest resort in the Peruvian jungle

Among the lush rainforests in Southern Peru, we experienced a fantastic mix of hospitality and a natural feel. Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica is a rainforest resort offering a unique travel experience. It is no wonder it got its place among the 25 best eco-lodges rated by National Geographic Traveler magazine, as

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Celebrating life with our HIV tribute carpet, supporting DIFFA

Located in the heart of the historic Barranco district, Hotel B is Lima’s top art boutique hotel. Filled with creativity, the hotel draws its inspiration from the Bohemian atmosphere of the surrounding neighborhood. The hotel also showcases works by contemporary Peruvian artists. The hotel is full of artworks that anyone

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Inspiring mood boards

Material palette ideas with contract products

Each week we bring you two new material palettes, inspired by our travels and full of material inspiration. A uniquely textured wall, a historic artifact, a jaw-dropping scenery, from big to small, we find our inspiration where the roads take us. Each mood board is assembled with contract-grade materials that can be sourced through Material Bank. For each interiors palette, you can read about the inspiring story and access the list of all materials, including click-through links to Material Bank for sample order. 

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Subtle grid carpet with a gentle nod to Machu Picchu

Our recent trip to Machu Picchu provided us with unlimited inspiration. The Inca citadel emphasizes an abundance of greenery, textured stone walls, and intriguing city gridwork. Therefore, we translated these elements into a stunning mood board. Machu Picchu was believed to be a secluded royal retreat, and the exact use

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If you’re looking for the coolest carpet idea or the most trendy carpet around, then this is your spot. Fueled by creativity and inspired by our travels, we create two new custom carpet concepts each week. Hospitality carpet or workplace carpet that will truly set apart your project and inspire new trends. 

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Carpet of leaves with a direct link to the Amazonian rainforest

The Amazonian rainforest is famous for its abundance of flora and fauna. With nearly a third of the world’s rainforest concentrated here, there is plenty to explore. The fantastic flora spotted through the Amazonian rainforest gave us enough inspiration to craft a carpet of leaves. This fresh design will turn

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Moche era pottery brought to life in a unique artisan carpet

Our recent journey to Museo Larco, Lima, revealed a lot about the ancient Moche culture. We learned that the Moche were huge art lovers with impressive artisan techniques and elite craftsmanship. The tremendous pottery collection features intriguing details and distinctive shapes. Therefore, we seized some inspiration to design an artisan

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Modern Inca pattern bringing Andean artisan weaving to carpet

When visiting Peru, we were in love with the colorful tapestry that featured intricate designs. This craft dates to 8000 BC, in which ancient peoples weaved vegetable fibers into baskets and other containers. Since ancient times, Peruvian textile was the primary way of people expressing their aesthetics and communicating. Ancient

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Travel & Explore

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An overview of traditional Andean ceramic patterns at the Larco Museum

The ceramic patterns spotted at the Museo Larco reveal a lot about the ancient Andean civilizations. The abundance of shapes, colors, and fine details showcase religious motifs while demonstrating impressive craftsmanship techniques. Museo Larco in Lima hosts an enormous ancient pottery collection, offering history insights and significant art inspiration. In

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Atemporal is a gorgeous tiny hotel that maximizes coziness and charm

Tiny Hotels With Luxurious And Cozy Vibes Tiny homes are a huge trend because they are a low-impact and budget-friendly option. Consequently, minimalist living inspires the hospitality sector due to the many advantages. A tiny hotel is ideal for savvy travelers that crave the home feeling while satisfying their wanderlust. 

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Temple of the Moon, the religious epicenter of the Moche culture

Ancient Peru was a home for many civilizations, which left their marks. Wandering away from Trujillo, we came across phenomenal architecture that reveals stories about ancient cultures. We came across two different temples dedicated to the sun and moon, respectively. Temple of the Moon Peru reveals how advanced the Moche

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Some of our favorite carpet projects installed in the USA

As August is our recap month, we’ve decided to revisit some of our favorite carpet projects from the past year. Each of these carpet install projects is in the USA, from luxury hotels in Colorado to offices in Illinois. Our team listened to the briefing for each client to create

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Hospitality carpet that blends artisan with fun at W Aspen

We worked with interior design firm nemaworkshop and the W Brand’s award-winning design team to create custom hospitality carpet for W Aspen & The Sky Residences – the hottest new hotel and guest residences in Aspen, Colorado. Located at the bottom of the eponymous mountain, W Aspen sits alongside some

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