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Rugs in residence at 8 Holland Street St James’s Park Flagship Gallery

Once more, we make ourselves at home in the 8 Holland Street St James’s Park Flagship gallery in London, in some of the finest Queen Anne architecture, with Christopher Farr rugs including designs by figureheads Anni Albers and Marian Pepler...

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The Eye of the Collector – Karl Lagerfeld

We cherish every order, however, not many arrive on heavy card personal stationery, handwritten by such distinctive fluidity of form in inked pen. The commission for rugs from Mr Lagerfeld have been kept safely tucked in a box at Christopher...

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A Life in Houses – Karl Lagerfeld

A consummate tastemaker of the highest order, revered globally for his exacting eye and passion for the arts and culture, the late Mr Lagerfeld dedicated his life’s work to fashion, with lengthy tenures at Chanel, Chloé and Fendi. It is...

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Maison et Objet, Hall 8, Stand J24: 18th – 22nd January 2024

Visit us in Paris this January, where the London Christopher Farr team will be exhibiting at Maison et Objet. Christopher Farr presents new hand knotted rug designs at Maison et Objet, as part of our CF Editions collection, available from stock,...

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Tradition meets Modernity: Bauhaus Movement at Design House Korea

In the heart of Seoul, we see our Gunta Stölzl and Anni and Josef Albers CF Editions rugs appear at the renowned Design House Korea in their  presentation of the Bauhaus Movement: Tradition meets Modernity. The exhibition takes visitors on...

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Henry House, Sotheby’s Global Head of Furniture and Decorative Arts

Learning from the experts in every field, we are delighted to be collaborating with Sotheby’s for their Classic Design and Design 17/20 sales and meeting their senior team including Henry House, who joined as head of department in 2006, after...

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Simply beautiful rugs in lustrous Ghazni wool

As an on-going collaboration with Turquoise Mountain, Christopher Farr are delighted to continue our working relationship with the weaving communities of the Bamiyan region in Afghanistan, renowned for their heritage craft skills. Drawn by the lustrous nature of Ghazni wool, Christopher...

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8 Holland Street’s new St James’ Park London flagship gallery

In their third and newest flagship gallery, in St James’ Park at 34a Queen Anne’s Gate, 8 Holland Street have settled into this wonderfully spacious and light filled historic building. We are delighted to see our rugs designed by Bauhuaslers Gunta Stölzl...

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My Happy Place – Lauren Elliott in the London King’s Road showroom

Up and coming British interior designer has bought her distinctive aesthetic to life in our latest King’s Road showroom installation. ‘My Happy Place’ serves as a vibrant canvas to showcase the latest collection by the esteemed Kit Kemp for Christopher Farr...

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How Modernism arrived in Britain – Magnus Englund, director of The Isokon Gallery Trust

Co-author of Phaidon’s Walter Gropius: An Illustrated Biography, author of a further five books on design and architecture, retail specialist, director of The Isokon Gallery Trustand Trustee of the Robin and Lucienne Day Foundation, we grabbed some time with Magnus Englund...

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Tough Moment – Matthew Hilton’s inaugural sculpture exhibition at Paul Smith

Always thoughtful, with a clarity of form and rigorous attention to detail, Matthew Hilton and his studio are world-renowned for their product design output. We are now rewarded with his first sculpture exhibition, ‘Tough Moment’ at  Paul Smith Albemarle street...

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‘1923’ rug from original artwork of Gunta Stölzl, photographed at the Isokon Flats

Just launched during the London Design Festival 2023 – and on show at the Christopher Farr Shoreditch Studio until 23rd September – we present the new ‘1923’ rug from original artwork of Gunta Stölzl, produced by Christopher Farr. Bringing context to the...

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Tom Broughton, founder of Cubitts and resident of the Isokon Flats – home to artists and intellectuals

Once home to Walter Gropius, founder of the Bauhaus school, the Isokon Flats in North London has been rightfully rescued and restored, and now awarded Grade I listed status. This follows a number of tumultuous years when this Modernist gem...

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Women Behind the Weave – London Design Festival 2023

In our London Shoreditch Studio – from the 18th Sept to 23rd Sept 2023 – during London Design Festival 2023, we will host ‘Women Behind the Weave: Bauhaus to the Bosphorus’. This exhibition marks the launch of a new rug...

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A life in art – Robin Vousden, Howard Hodgkin’s long-term art dealer

A lesson in following your heart – and being encouraged to do it – working hard and by his accounts ‘with wonderful luck’, and how to survive in the art world via the Whitworth in Manchester, Anthony d’Offay in London,...

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Laura Fulmine – the gallerist building a creative community in East London

In between running a gallery and concept store in the heart of the burgeoning creative scene in East London, not far from our Christopher Farr Shoreditch Studio, we grab some time with Laura Fulmine, curator of the latest installation in...

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London Design Festival 2023 – Conversation and Drinks

In our London Shoreditch Studio space to celebrate our LDF 2023 exhibition – Women Behind the Weave: Bauhaus to Bosphorus – on Tues 19th September, we will host a panel of experts to explore themes covering social innovation, welfare initiatives,...

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Material Power: Palestinian Embroidery – at Kettles Yard

Kettles Yard is a beautiful house filled with beautiful objects, once the home to H.S. (Jim) Ede and his wife Helen, an art teacher, located in a quiet corner of Cambridge. It was always conceived as a ‘open house’ where...

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Ai Weiwei: Making Sense – Design Museum London takeover

Until 30th July – last chance to see – ‘Ai Weiwei: Making Sense’ is the artist’s very first exhibition to focus on design and architecture, and is his biggest UK show in eight years. Known around the world for his powerful art...

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On show in London: The Gallerist’s Home

Curated by Laura Fulmine of M.A.H., and introducing the new Howard Hodgkin rugs produced by Christopher Farr, we see the latest of the quarterly installs in the our London showroom celebrating the power of art in the home. Hodgkin described his...

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Hylton Nel This plate is what I have to say – at Charleston

A survey of sixty years of practice South African artist-potter Hylton Nel who first sold his work in the Christopher Farr in Primrose Hill in the 1980s, where he was spotted by Min Hogg, the legendary founder editor of World...

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Harald rug on show at the de Gournay x Waldo Works Drafting Room

Playing tricks with the eye, the new ‘Harald’ rug finds its perfect partners in ‘The Drafting Room’. Our friends architecture and interior design studio Waldo Works, commissioned by de Gournay, have created ‘The Drafting Room’ within WOW House at DCCH, a...

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Sheila Hicks, Travelling Threads at the Centre Pompidou Malaga

Her work defies convention and categorisation. From studying with Josef Albers at Yale in the 1950s, her six-decade long career has taken her from magazine editor to working on the set design for Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining. Having studied painting,...

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Gee’s Bend Quiltmakers at the Royal Academy

Following the first solo exhibition presented by Alison Jacques Gallery, this is another opportunity to see the some of the work by the Gee’s Bend Artists. Visit the Royal Academy, for Souls Grown Deep like the Rivers: Black Artists from...

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Leighton House – a personal artistic delight

Explore Leighton House, the recently renovated extraordinary home of the Victorian home of painter, sculptor and pubic figure, Frederic Leighton. Situated on the edge of Holland Park, the museum is famed for its opulent interiors, including the Arab Hall featuring...

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We talk to Henry House, Sotheby’s Global Head of Furniture & Decorative Arts

How do you paid get paid to relive Grand Tours and go shopping for some of the finest examples of craftsmanship from around the world? Running alongside our partnership with Sotheby’s for their Classic Design Series, we chat to Henry...

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Christopher Farr – New York

It’s always been Christopher Farr’s intention to have a showroom in the city. “From the beginning it’s been the holy grail. Once you make it in New York, you’ve made it.” He says.  For over thirty years Christopher Farr has been...

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The Nettle Dress film

Textile artist Allan Brown spends seven years making a dress by hand just from the fibre of locally foraged stinging nettles. A feature documentary by Dylan Howitt. ‘An exquisite film . Extremely beautiful and helpful for anyone suffering loss, grief. An...

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Morgan Stanley Late at Somerset House with The Courtauld, 19th April – The life of the Bloomsbury Group: their art, textiles and rugs

Join us in the Art Cafe at Somerset House, London, on Wednesday 19th April  between 18:30 – 19:30 to hear about the lives of the Bloomsbury Group, some of 20th century’s most radical artists, writers and thinkers, that include Duncan Grant,...

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Sotheby’s x Christopher Farr – Classic Design Week

This spring, Christopher Farr has partnered with Sotheby’s to celebrate their sales series Classic Design Week which has just begun in New York at the end of March. The new Sotheby’s sale series Classic Design Week – encompassing European furniture, clocks, silver, ceramics...

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Charleston – Meeting point for the most radical British artists and intellectuals of the early C20

Once home and studio to modernist painters Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant, central to the Bloomsbury Group, barely a surface has been left untouched by their paintbrushes. Whether a wall, door, mantelpiece, or chair, the artists and their friends have...

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Bamiyan and Beyond – in partnership with Turquoise Mountain

Curated by Lucy Hammond Giles of Sibyl Colefax & John Fowler, our latest installation celebrates a new collection of rugs by Christopher Farr in partnership with Turquoise Mountain.  Founded by His Majesty King Charles in 2006, Turquoise Mountain’s mission is...

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A bio material from Columbian craft culture | Studioilse x Ames

From our long-term collaborators Studioilse, founded by Ilse Crawford, we share the marvel of La Chamba, made from volcanic clay with a process that dates back centuries. Materially irresistible, the subtleties of the surface sheen and texture invite the touch...

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Magdalena Abakanowicz at Tate Modern: fibre as her language

A leader of the New Tapestry movement in the 1960s, Abakanowicz claimed and validated fibre as medium for creating art. Fibre was the language in which she expressed herself, which resulted in her becoming the most well-known Polish artist of...

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Artwise – trailblazers channelling art for good

Working with the most sought after names in the international artworld, Artwise see themselves as collaborators, and curators with a small ‘c’, preferring to keep the spotlight on the artists and causes that they represent. Artwise, founded by Susie Allen...

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Sotheby’s Story Café reunites the women weavers of the Bauhaus

Christopher Farr x Sotheby’s Story Café brings together again the pioneering women weavers of the Bauhaus; Gunta Stölzl and Anni Albers.  The display will run until late May 2023, as part of the Sotheby’s (Women) Artists Campaign. Sotheby’s Story Café,...

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The Making of Ai Weiwei’s ‘Tyger’ for WWF’s Tomorrrow’s Tigers

Once again, we are privileged to be part of WWF’s major fundraising campaign Tomorrow’s Tigers, devised by Art Wise curators and previewed at Sotheby’s. As part of this year’s incredible line up of artists (including Anish Kapoor, Gary Hume and...

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Peter Doig for Tomorrow’s Tigers

Tomorrow’s Tigers is a major fundraising project, devised and curated by Artwise Curators for WWF, to highlight the continued threat to wild tiger populations. For 2022, Christopher Farr produced specially commissioned, limited-edition art rugs by 12 internationally renowned artists, including...

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Pattern and colour queen Bethan Laura Wood

During London Design Festival in our new Shoreditch studio in London, we previewed the prototype of ‘Jelly’ Salad’, our collaboration with the one and only Bethan Laura Wood. Continuing Bethan’s exploration of food presentation and representation, ‘Jelly Salad’, is a...

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London King’s Road showroom takeover by Henry Prideaux

As part of our on-going series of ‘takeovers’ of London King’s Road showroom, we are happy to welcome Henry Prideaux and his eponymous interior design studio to create a warm and exuberant pre-Christmas installation. The studio is run by Creative Director...

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‘You can go anywhere: Josef & Anni Albers Foundation at 50’

‘We exist to open eyes’ is the mission of the Albers Foundation, to continue the legacy of Josef and Anni Albers, who were both pioneers very much in their own right. To celebrate their fiftieth anniversary, this book ‘You can...

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The Fashion + Textile Museum present Kaffe Fassett: The Power of Pattern

If you are a textile lover and embrace pattern, it’s likely that one of your early inspirations has been the American-born artist Kaffe Fassett. Continuing until 12th March 2023, The Power of Pattern explores Fassett’s artistic eye in an immersive...

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8 Holland Street present Albers

To celebrate our on-going relationship with the Albers Foundation, we invited the team at 8 Holland Street to curate our King’s Road showroom, to make it their own with an edit of their furniture, artworks, ceramics, alongside a selection of...

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London Design Festival 2022

Bethan Laura Wood’s ‘Jelly Salad’ is a joyous gathering of abstracted vegetables suspended in a jelly sea, immortalised in the form of a CF Editions rug. Inspired by vintage folk art and American hooked rugs, varying heights and textures are...

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Margo Selby’s Vexillum on display at London showroom

In the King’s Road showroom, we will display Vexillum V artwork, the first time the piece has been presented publicly, with Christopher Farr x Margo Selby new rugs. We invite you to visit between the dates 23rd February – 23rd March. ...

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Commune for Christopher Farr

This new collection of rugs traverses the beautiful colors and textures found throughout Commune’s home in California. By juxtaposing luxurious silk with hearty wool and manipulating pile heights, this collection adds richness to any interior. ...

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Christopher Farr and Chariots on Fire present:

Christopher Farr and Chariots on Fire present: Makoto Kagoshima Ceramics and Limited Edition Rugs. The exhibition will debut Kagoshima’s latest collection of one-of-a-kind ceramic works along with nine unique rugs. On view by appointment from October 28th – November 3rd in...

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LDF 2021: London showroom event with Matthew Hilton

Join Matthew Hilton in conversation with House and Garden’s Deputy Editor David Nicholls in the Kings Road showroom, as Matthew talks through his latest collaboration with Christopher Farr and the special LDF installation on display with SCP and Christopher Farr...

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KAWS | UNTITLED, 2021

KAWS’ work, UNTITLED, 2021 is the fruit of an invitation by curators Paris Murray Celant and Dr. Cornelia Lauf, dating to 2016, when they met with KAWS to select a potential work to be translated into production. The original painting...

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New London Showroom

Presenting the brand-new 200m2 showroom on London’s iconic Kings Road, home to the Christopher Farr collection of bespoke and custom rugs and Cloth’s library of fabrics, wallpapers, passementerie and accessories. A light filled, multi-level space with the feel of an...

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New Rug Launch – Christopher Farr x Michael Young

We are delighted to present the two latest rugs from our long-term collaboration with internationally renowned designer Michael Young. ‘Voronic’, a handknotted rug and ‘Tessellation’, a handtufted version, celebrate Young’s interest in playing with shape and form and his expertise...

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Introducing ‘Intertwine’

Following the successful launch of the first Christopher Farr x Gregory Parkinson collaboration ‘Woven’ at Galerie Berthet Aittouarès in Paris last year, comes this second collection of new textures ‘Intertwine’ as Parkinson continues to develop his alternative approach and exploration...

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The Many Faces of Red

Christopher Farr continue their journey of exploration through the archives of Anni and Josef Albers, interpreting their patterns into decorative rugs and celebrating the legacy of the Bauhaus pioneers with this latest design ‘The Many Faces of Red’ by Josef...

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Cecily Brown | Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Art Foundation unveils a major solo exhibition by acclaimed British artist Cecily Brown at Blenheim Palace which includes Brown’s first ever textile work ‘Armorial Memento, Floored, 2020’. The piece was created by Christopher Farr and features heraldic imagery, warped...

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Hospital Doors Coronavirus Fundraiser

Thank you for contributing to our Turquoise Mountain Covid-19 Fundraiser. With your help, we raised funds to provide vital food assistance to over 800 households. ...

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