Get Your Knit Together For The Carpet Design Awards Competition!

If you are a professional hand-made carpet or rug maker, submit your best designs for the Carpet Design Awards 2014 for a chance to win international acclaim for your work, a fancy trophy and €2,500 in prize money!

Deidre Dyson’s 2013 Winning Design “Autum Leaves” (Best Studio Art Design)Deidre Dyson’s 2013 Winning Design “Autum Leaves” (Best Studio Art Design)

The 8th annual CDA will be held at the massive DOMOTEX trade show event in Hannover, Germany, where people will be showcasing the greatest new innovations in the area of floor coverings that the world has ever seen. Anyone who designs and crafts handmade carpeting or rugs should definitely consider throwing their creations into the running, as prizes include having your work presented at DOMOTEX, coverage in HALI and COVER magazines, that awesome trophy, a check for €2,500 (About $3,450 USD) as well as all kinds of international exposure for you and your art. The Carpet Design Awards are a huge deal for anyone in the carpet biz, so if you are a rug weaving wizard, there is no reason not to share your work with the judges.

Werner Weber’s 2013 Winning Design “Celeste No1” (Best Traditional Normadic Design)Werner Weber’s 2013 Winning Design “Celeste No1” (Best Traditional Normadic Design)

There are ten areas to submit your marvelous mats, so take your pick from the wide selection below:

- Best Studio Artist Design

- Best Modern Design < EURO 250/sqm

- Best Modern Design between EURO 250 - 400/sqm

- Best Modern Design > EURO 400/sqm

- Best Traditional Design

- Best Transitional Design

- Best Modern Collection

- Best Traditional Collection

- Best Innovation

- Best liked by DOMOTEX HANNOVER visitors

 Zollanvari’s 2013 Winning Design “Trompe L'oeil” (Best Innovation)Zollanvari’s 2013 Winning Design “Trompe L'oeil” (Best Innovation)

Click here to learn all about the 2014 Carpet Design Awards, the criteria for all of the above categories, the official entry form and how to submit your designs. You only have until November 5th, 2013 to sign up, so shake the dust out of your designs and send them in! Good luck, weaving innovators!