Hall 17, Innovations@DOMOTEX Area
The winners were picked from a list of 24 finalists, whittled down from an initial 320 entries from 21 countries. This was the eleventh successive year that DOMOTEX has hosted the top international award for modern hand-made carpets and rugs.
Under the chairmanship of the British designer Michael Sodeau, the international jury selected designer pieces that really stand out in terms of design, quality and craftsmanship. Entries were judged on design and design concept, materials, execution, texture/structure and quality as well as sustainability and branding.
The presentation of the Carpet Design Awards is one of the highlights of the annual DOMOTEX show. Excitement mounts each year when the prizes are presented on the Sunday of the show at a special award ceremony attended by numerous guests from the international carpet industry.
All 24 carpets from the short-listed finalists will be on display at the Innovations@DOMOTEX area in Hall 17until the end of DOMOTEX. This gives the visiting public the opportunity to pick theirown personal favorites. The entry that wins the most votes will then be awarded a special trophy at the end of the show. This year the winner is Zollanvari with his carpet "Glow".