There is one major event that dictates the trends for a season 2016 – 1017 in the sphere of textile, rugs andflooring and that is the Domotex exhibition in Hanover. This leading event in the world of carpeting and rugs market is becoming more and more popular and influential and not in the last place that is due to its eminent jury selection. This year the organizers invited talented and renowned designers to judge the award distribution – like Stefan Diez head of the innovations at Domotex jury.
Or Piero Lissoni an Italian architect and designer that is a special guest of Domotex jury assembly. Each year the jury selects the most existing and innovative solutions in the rug and flooring trends. “The products are sometimes not completely finalized and mature as visual expression, but they still carry the charge of good idea and interesting innovations.”
Piero Lissoni is one of the biggest Italian designers today – he is a creative director for Living Divani, Porro,Lema and Boffi and he is a special guest of Domotex exhibitions. In an interview for Stylepark, he speaks about his inclination toward handmade rugs. Which, bring us to the focus of this article – the hand-weaved and the tribal rugs. He shares that as a collector of tribal rugs, for him they are an art piece, each with its special story to tell, each with their artistic identity. They are all made from precious, natural materials and each rug tells the story of the family that had created it: entwining cultural symbols, animals, flowers and events foretold in color. He finds that from objects of artistic collection the tribal rugs become an important element of the contemporary interior design and the accentuated zoning of the premises. Here is the hope that the nowadays rugs will have their one story to tell like their predecessors.