DOMOTEX 2019, 11 - 14 January
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Hand-made works of art in eight categories

The Carpet Design Awards are gearing up for another great celebration of flooring excellence. Designers and makers of modern hand-made carpets had until 1 November to submit their entries for the highly coveted award.

The International Competition for Outstanding Carpet Design

Carpet Design Awards: Trophy 2018

The Carpet Design Awards are an international badge of distinction, given in recognition of quality and design excellence in hand-made carpets and rugs. Presented annually at DOMOTEX, they will be in their 14th year in 2019. Next year’s awards will be conferred in eight categories, with the winners receiving their prizes at a special ceremony held at DOMOTEX on Saturday, 12 January, at the Carpet Design Awards display in Hall 9.

The Carpet Design Awards help to give expression to cutting-edge innovations and emerging trends in the carpet industry. Since the inception of the awards, the categories have therefore been refined and updated to reflect industry trends.

Vote for your favorite at the show and win an attractive prize!

The jury

Michael Mandapati
Michael Mandapati, chair Person, New York / USA

An international jury headed by Michael Mandapati, carpet expert and president of Warp & Weft, New York, will assess all of the entries and shortlist for each of the eight categories three carpets that are characterized by exceptional design, quality and craftsmanship.

The carpets submitted will be judged in terms of design and design concept, material, execution, structure and quality, and sustainability and branding. The 24 shortlisted carpets will be displayed in Hall 9 during DOMOTEX. In January 2018, the jury will then select one winner in each category.

Winners of the Carpet Design Awards 2018

CDA Winners 2018
The winners 2018

A total of 24 finalists, three from each category, were picked out from a total of 265 products submitted from 16 countries. In 2018 this prestigious international award for modern handmade carpets is being presented for the thirteenth time at DOMOTEX. more


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