This Spring, Veedon Fleece delivered two hand knotted
runners for GF Watts' original studio at Limnerslease House, recently restored
by the Watts Gallery in
An interesting design brief led to the recreation of two Mughul Indian inspired designs, one designed as a complete runner, the other as if it had been formed as a fragment from a larger 17th Century carpet.
The strict arrangement of the new studio gallery meant that the carpets had to complement and then follow the original interior plan.
The interesting point is to see how the carefully coloured and proportionally designed runners mellow along with the interior over the next 100 years.
We are delighted with the initial response from the gallery says Kerri Offord at the Watts Gallery "All our volunteers and so many of our visitors have been really impressed by them. We’ve even had a couple of instances when visitors have thought they are original and been reluctant to stand on them, so a complete success”.
The next publication was David Collins’ ABC, another large volume in which Veedon Fleece carpets feature eleven times and their dominance is especially noted in the ‘Luxury’ section.
The American Publication Architectural Digest presented an extremely chic apartment designed by Veere Grenney which featured and credited us for luxuriously textured silk carpets.
Our carpets also featured in House and Garden February 2015 issue,
which extensively details the masterful redesign of Encombe, a romantic country
A notable installation towards the end of the year was a new
set of carpets for the award winning Rivoli Bar for the Ritz Hotel,
Now writing in January 2015, things are looking good with international