Eight winners were honored at the Carpet Design Awards during Domotex 2023. Winners were selected by a jury of experts from the design and carpet industry.

The award winners are considered exceptional examples in the industry that combine design, quality and craftsmanship. In addition to the selection criteria of design and design concept, material, execution, structure and quality, the jury also paid attention to the aspects of sustainability and branding.

“The awards are really important for the market as they offer an invaluable window into the designs, trends and techniques of a particular time," said Jamie Metrick, managing director of Elte.

Best Studio Artist Design | Original small scale production design from an artist or designer

Omaggio a Maria Lai: Legarsi alla montagna, Joias | Tortolì (IT)

Best Modern Design Superior | Original contemporary designs showing optimum use of materials

AAD...Enclosure of Life, Saraswati Global Pvt ltd | Jaipur, India

Best Modern Design Deluxe | Original contemporary design showing optimum use of materials

Green Agate ltd., Ashtari Carpets bvba | Antwerp, Belgium

Best Transitional Design | A new rug that interprets traditional designs for a contemporary audience

Talisman Hand-knotted, Wendy Morrison Design | Musselburgh, United Kingdom

Best Flatweave Design | Original rug design demonstrating the flatweave technique

Tulu, Manglam Arts | Jaipur, India

Best Collection | Contemporary Traditional or Transitional design collections demonstrating a common theme

Trails Collection by Sebastian Herkner, M2Rugs | Hamburg, Germany

Best Interior | A high-end customization project or rug installation represented by high-quality images

Emily Forgot - Modular (Amity), FLOOR_STORY | London, United Kingdom

Sustainability Award | A rug that is produced with a low carbon footprint or/and that incorporates ethical practices 

Taufa, Jaipur Rugs | Jaipur, India