Hannover, Germany -- The winners of the 2018 Carpet Design Awards were announced at Domotex on January 13. The competition awards outstanding modern handmade carpets in eight categories. A total of 24 finalists, 3 from each category, were picked out from a total of 265 products submitted from 16 countries.

A jury of professionals, chaired by Michael Mandapati, carpet expert and founder of Warp and Werft, New York, selected the eight winning carpets on the basis of the design concept and design properties such as color, materials, structure and quality, as well as product sustainability and branding.

The winners are as follows: in the category Best Studio Artist Design: “Golden Fade” from Salem van der Swaagh, in the category Best Modern Design Superior: “Chaos” from Lila Valadan, in the category Best Modern Design Deluxe: „Galmous Atlas Mountain Rug” from Soufiane Zarib, in the category Best Transitional Design: „Blue Star” from Art Resources, in the category Best Flatweave Design; “Vague Harmony” from Lila Valadan, in the category Best Collection: “Chand LC Collection” from Choudhary Exports, in the category Best Interior: “Mediterranean Capo Boi” from Mariantonia Urru, in the category Best Communication: “Shifting Perception Advertising Campaign” from Edelgrund.

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