Rug study tour to Transylvania and Bukovina 5-14 June 2015

‘I am glad to inform you about the new edition of the Study Tour to Transylvania & Bukovina 5-14 June 2015, organised in cooperation with Carpet Collector magazine. This is a very special moment for the country since Klaus Johannis, the former major of Sibiu, has been elected President of … read more

The ICOC Vienna-Budapest Tour is open for registration

The ICOC Vienna-Budapest Tour 15-21 September 2014 is now open for registration and a Pre-Tour 10-15 September 2014 to Lombardia is also an option. ‘That offers the exciting opportunity to experience the best of Italy, Austria and Hungary in one trip’ said ICOC’s Peter Bichler to Jozan Magazine… read more

Textile study tour to Laos and Cambodia

The Textile Society of America has just announced a new textile study tour 24 May – 5 June 2014 entitled ‘Textiles of Laos and Cambodia: Traditions and Transitions’. This tour will involve ten days of exploring the textile traditions of Laos and Cambodia in cultural context. .. read more

Interior decorating with carpets at Dervis Hotel, Konya

Dervis Hotel in Konya is run by Muammer Ucar, a Turkish carpet dealer from the Ucar family, who is internationally well-known for their use of excellent natural dyes in their kilim production. And of course the use of carpets and kilims has been an important part of the hotel’s very tasteful and charming interior decoration… read more