31 January 2013


node are a non-profit social business who work with the worlds best designers and illustrators and convert their images into the highest quality hand-made fair trade carpets. designers include sanna annukka, donna wilson, petra borner, micah lidberg and node founder chris haughton. node's makers, kumbeshwar are a founder member of fair trade nepal and their employees are taught literacy and skills. in addition to fair wages their work supports a school of 260 children and an orphanage of nineteen. after three years planning and making the node collection of 18 artists will launch at the design museum and the limited edition rugs will be on sale at the design museum shop in march. you can also have your own design made into a rug by node from £250 per m2. find out much more online here at node.


lizalew said...

These look amazing and what a great project - love the whole thing - will definitely be heading to the design museum to take a look and maybe buy - fantastic!! ;0)

Ruth said...

Wow - I love the little owl rug, and the squirrel! Thanks for highlighting.

Kate Brennan Hall said...

It might just be because I love Fair Trade, but these rugs feel like they contain more than just good design---they feel like they are full of love. Thanks for this great post.

sheila moxley said...

Love these! What a great project. Can't decide on a favourite.

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chris haughton said...

rhanks for the lovely post and comments!
for anyone who would like to see the rugs come to our design museum events here

if you are interested in designing your own rug please take a look at our guidelines here