Designers Rate: Broadloom Carpet

Designers Rate: Broadloom Carpet
Feb 23, 2011 Contract asks two designers to name and explain their preferred broadloom products

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Designers Rate: Broadloom Carpet_01 Ann Weigand
Client Interior Designer
BHDP Architecture
Cincinnati, Ohio
Designers Rate: Broadloom Carpet_02 Bentley Prince Street
Scan
 
The classic, linear pattern and wide range of color variations make Scan suitable for a variety of project types. The simple cut and loop texture adds depth and durability to this sustainable product. www.bentleyprincestreet.com

 

Designers Rate: Broadloom Carpet_03 Shaw
Tweed

The rich, dense pile is reminiscent of a custom wool rug, but is constructed in a nylon fiber. Its textural highlights, subtle shimmer, and sophisticated warm neutral colors, give this product a natural, organic feel. www.shawcontractgroup.com

Designers Rate: Broadloom Carpet_04 Constantine
C.E.O.
 
This high pile height carpet has the luxurious look of a handmade rug. The subtle pin dot pattern on a solid background, combined with its tip-sheared construction, create depth in this simple, yet sophisticated product. (Modular version shown directional.) www.constantine-carpet.com
Designers Rate: Broadloom Carpet_05 Bryan Bennett, LEED AP
Director Design Resources
GKV Architects
New York
Designers Rate: Broadloom Carpet_06 Bentley Prince Street
Base Metal & Bare Earth

The coloring and construction of this pair of flatweave carpets make them my favorite minimalist options. LOVE IT! www.bentleyprincestreet.com

Designers Rate: Broadloom Carpet_07 Shaw Contract Group
3-Square, from the L7 Collection
 
The lone broadloom offering that came out of Shaw’s collaboration with Bruce Mao Design, 3-square is a tonal, pixelated abstraction that communicates energy and creativity without hitting you over the head with it. www.shawcontractgroup.com
Designers Rate: Broadloom Carpet_08 Karastan Contract
Sisaltech  II

This long-established design is the softer, larger-scaled complement to BaseMetal. The heathered colorways are more classical, and the woven construction is evident and luxurious. www.karastancontract.com