For spreading personality around a room, the area rug has few rivals. What could be more elegant than an heirloom quality Oriental area rug atop a gleaming hardwood floor, or more charming than a handcrafted braided area rug on timeworn pine planks.
Knotting by hand is most prevalent in oriental rugs and carpets. Kashmir carpets are also hand-knotted. Pile carpets, like flat carpets, can be woven on a loom.
Axminster carpet was a unique floor covering made originally in a factory founded at Axminster, Devon, England, in 1755. The name Axminster, has survived as a generic term for machine-made carpets produced by techniques similar to of velvet or chenille.
Area rugs made with wool are thought to be much more durable than those made with alternative materials, thanks to the naturally tough consistency of the substance.
Custom rugs are becoming increasingly popular. Usually, a high quality velvet pile carpeting is cut in various shapes and forms and pieced together to form an overall design. Use any variety of colors or pattern to mix or match with your room's theme.
The "axminster" power look was invented in England in the early 19th century. It was invented to simulate the beauty of hand woven carpet. Axminster rugs are unique due to their intricate designs and European flavor.
Whether you choose a room-size loose-laid or wall to wall permanently installed over a cushion, this soft floor covering, offers many practical advantages.
When comfort is the highest priority, wool carpet are the best because of wools unique combination of softness and springiness. Wool carpet is highly resilient, meaning it keeps it shape and maintaining its comfort for years.
The tufted carpet is the most common manufacturing technique. It implies poking yarn tufts in a textile support close to a sewing machine. The carpet is then equipped with a folder (rewoven, jute, plastic or cotton) pasted on the back of the tuft.
A sculptured cut and loop carpet has a combination of high cut tufts and lower loops create a variety of sculpted patterns. Patterned carpet also adds a dimension of texture within a room and hides traffic patterns.
The woven carpet is one of the oldest manufacturing processes. It is woven like a carpet through a traditional weaving loom. The top and the back of the carpet are made simultaneously.
Brintons launched a pop-up art installation with contemporary artist and filmmaker Shezad Dawood with works woven by Brintons at Clerkenwell Design Week 2017. Exhibited in a loading bay venue, alongside visual motifs and themes drawn from Dawood’s portfolio, the carpets feature bold colours and subtle photographic representations. http://www.brintons.net/europe/en/blo...
The ‘Crafting the Yarn’ video is the latest in our Fleece to Floor series, outlining the manufacturing process of our yarn. In the 1950’s, Brintons invented the 80 percent wool, 20 percent nylon blend, which is now the global standard for carpet around the world. The blend combines the comfort of wool with the strength and durability of nylon.