Rug designer may not sound like a career path that involves a wide variety of international travel but at Creative Matters it surely does. As in many jobs there are trade shows to attend, but what really racks up the passport stamps are the trips we make to supervise production of our rugs.Read More
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Frequently an interior calls for a rug in flattering neutral hues. For our designers, this can be just as challenging and exciting as a colourful project. The combinations of warm and cool tones are endless; the results are versatile, subtle and stylish. Scroll through these 10 rugs that reveal the hidden power of neutrals ...Read More
We asked our designers for their favourite rugs - 8 designers, 8 very different choices. Reading though the reasons for their selections, we realize the criteria for a successful rug are endless.Read More
We continue to surprise our clients, and even ourselves, with the range and beauty of effects that can be created with the handtufted quality. We were particularly reminded of this when two of the artists from the Canada House project visited our studio in May.Read More
In the latter half of February, CMI basked in the glow of international media attention for the 29 rugs it created for the refurbishment of Canada House in London. One of the most delightful comments came from Henrietta Thompson in the U.K.’s The Telegraph ...Read More
In February 2015, we unveiled the 29 custom carpets we created for the Canadian High Commission in London from original artwork by Canadian artists. This short video is the story of just one of them ...Read More
February 19 was a particularly exciting day for Creative Matters. We were finally able to reveal a project that had involved all our designers for many months in 2014 - no less than 29 area rugs with very different designs for Canada House in London.