ICOC 14th in Washington 7-10 June 2018

ICOC has announced that the 14th International Conference on Oriental Carpets (ICOC 14th) will be held in Washington DC from June 7 -10, 2018. The conference will be held in collaboration with the Textile Museum and the George Washington University Museum. Dealers Fair Events begin on Thursday 7 June with exhibition tours followed by an evening reception at the Dealers’ Fair. The Dealers’ Fair will remain open from Thursday afternoon through Sunday afternoon. Sessions and exhibitions Academic sessions on Friday and Saturday will include sessions on Central Asian rugs and textiles as well as modern trends in … Read more




Report from LARTA 2018

LARTA 2018

LARTA 2018 was a success The London Antique Rug & Textile Art Fair 2018 – LARTA 2018 – took place 23-28 January at Battersea Evolution and was a success. Nearly all dealers were very pleased with their week on all fronts: satisfactory business with private, interior design and trade clients, and many new potential customers to follow-up with. Trade buyers flew in from all quarters of the globe, with well-known names in the carpet and textile world present such as Armand Deroyan from Paris, Max Lerch from Munich and Noah Balour from California. A continuing trend is for rugs … Read more




Honours to carpet retailers

Carpet XL honours exemplary carpet retailers at Domotex, 14 January 2018 Which specialist carpet retailers and departments set good examples in the market? Who is especially courageous, creative and successful? At Domotex 2018 in Hanover, the world’s largest trade fair for floorcoverings, Carpet XL honoured exemplary achievements and concepts with the Carpet XL Star. Carpet XL, the international trade magazine for carpets, invited retailers to apply for the award in the summer of 2017, and applications were sent in from all over the world and from different trade company types. Prizes were awarded in six … Read more




Azerbaijani Carpets Symposium 17-23 October 2017

Symposium on Azerbaijani Carpets in Baku The Academic Programme for the 5th International Symposium on Azerbaijani Carpets (ISAC Baku), 17-20 October 2017, will cover a broad range of aspects of carpet studies. Not only related to carpets from Azerbaijan like but also comparisons with carpets from other regions, as well as other topics connected to textile arts. Registration is free and open until Monday 9 October 2017. Over 60 speakers and poster session participants are confirmed. A third of these are from Azerbaijan and the remainder from USA, Austria, Israel, Lebanon, Russia, Uzbekistan, Turkey, UK, Italy, … Read more




The London Antique Rug & Textile Art Fair 2018

London Antique Rug & Textile Art Fair 23-28 January 2017 The dates for the annual London Antique Rug & Textile Art Fair (LARTA) has been released and the fair will take place 23-28 January 2018. The venue will be on the Mezzanine of Battersea’s Decorative Fair. The organizer and founder of this fair is Aaron Nejad, a leading antique rug dealer from London. LARTA will offer antique oriental rugs and tribal textiles such as suzanis and ikats, berbers and colourful flatweave dhurries; European carpets from French Aubusson to Swedish rya; Brussels tapestries; fibre art and … Read more




Sartirana Textile Show 2017 will begin in a few days

Sartirana Textile Show begins in a few days The 13th Sartirana Textile Show will begin in a few days. The opening reception and preview will take place Thursday 14 September and the show will run through Sunday 17 September 2017. The venue is La Pila in Sartirana Lomellina. The Pila is an ancient rice mill from the 17th century. Sartirana Textile Show is an important specialised fair for antique rugs and textiles and also a meeting point for dealers and experts on antique rugs. The dealer list includes Anatolian Picker, Anatolian Tappeti, Alberto Boralevi, Carpet Diem, … Read more