The Rug Company


Christopher Sharp’s favourite room

The tastemaker who co-founded The Rug Company opens the doors to the fresco-adorned hall that’s at the heart of his restored baroque palazzo in Malta. Photography by Ollie Clarke

Working a retro look

Rich interiors with a retro vibe set the scene for this season’s take on power dressing. Styling by Hannah Teare. Photography by Carla Guler

Klimt-inspired women’s fashion

The gilded, mosaic and abundantly floral style of Gustav Klimt is a fount of inspiration this spring – 100 years after his death. Photography and styling by Damian Foxe
Home Accessories

Painterly rugs

Abstract rugs with painterly or photographic panache are bringing art into a new field of vision. Charlotte Abrahams reports

Fashion textiles

Fashion’s love affair with home furnishings is now seeing collaborations between big-name interiors brands and niche clothing labels, while fashion houses are launching textiles that riff on their DNA, says Mark C O'Flaherty