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Off The Beaten Path

innovative rug design, fiber content & construction techniques

‘Tabriz Canal Aerial’ from the Erased Heritage Collection by Jan Kath

Design professionals are always looking for the new and exciting in products, services and vendors.  With that in mind I set out on a quest last week to find some unusual floor covering.  I visited a dozen showrooms & ateliers, and found a handful of rugs I think are industry standouts.

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Soho Spotlight

Analisse Taft of ALT for Living

Screen-shot-2011-05-18-at-8.51.55-AMThe Soho of my youth has changed from bohemian artist colony to cobblestone’d Rodeo Drive, and seeing as I personally can’t afford to shop at Chanel, I don’t often find myself there.  That said, last week an acquaintance told me about ALT for Living – a showroom on Greene Street that had somehow escaped my radar.  Yesterday I ventured south to meet Analisse Taft, ALT for Living‘s owner/curator, and to see her collection.  It turned out to be a very exciting and worthwhile trip.

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