Day: May 18, 2020

The Lines Rug Collection Is a True Masterpiece

For those of you who love a minimal monochromatic palette, allow me to introduce you to the Lines rug collection. Designed by Philippe Malouin for cc-tapis, the collection began by experimenting and sketching with wax crayons. That led to Malouin focusing on the irregularities that crayons naturally create for which he attempted to replicate in a rug.

After several rounds of trial and error, cc-tapis’ art director Daniele Lora began collaborating on a Tibetan craftsmanship combined with a dip-dying technique for the Himalayan wool rugs. The resulting look came close to that of the crayons, with irregular lines and

Step into + Shop Port of Raleigh without Leaving Your Home

We’ve always been a champion for up-and-coming designers, indie brands, and smaller businesses working tirelessly to carve a much-deserved spot for themselves in the design world. It’s pretty incredible seeing what solo and lean teams can do when they have a vision. With the current pandemic stretching past the two-month mark, it puts many of them in jeopardy, especially brick-and-mortar stores across the United States and beyond, which has led us wanting to support them in any way we can. One of our favorites is Port of Raleigh (featured here), a design-focused shop owned and operated by Ana