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AT HOME OUTDOORS: OUR BEST OUTDOOR CARPETS FOR THIS SUMMER

When the weather is nice, we are magically drawn outside… The sunshine, the fresh air and the sounds of nature make us happy and balanced. This led to the trend to design outdoor areas just like indoor areas: Tables, chairs, sofa landscapes and last but not least carpets to connect the furniture and protect bare feet from hot grounds.

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Sonja

MATERIALS OF THE FUTURE: THE kSilk FIBRE

kSilk is a small sensation. Based on polyester, this new kymo fibre is, to the eye and the touch, closer than ever to its great role model – silk. It combines all the advantages of a synthetic fibre for modern interiors.

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Iris

KYMO AND MUSIC

Rhythm, melody, harmony, beat and dramatic composition. There are many factors that come together in music to make it what it is – one of the most emotive products of human endeavour. Music inspires us, influences our thoughts, feelings and actions. Music is a cornerstone in kymo’s foundation. There was a group of student DJ’s who lived out their love for music alongside their entrepreneurial spirit.

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Ann

INSPIRED BY THE MAGIC OF THE SEA: CORALS

A fresh design in modern floorwear — that is kymo’s trademark. The creation of a carpet design is a creative process. But where does the inspiration come from? This season, our designer plunges into the world of water with her new models CORALS and NEW WAVE.

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Ann

LIVING SOUL: BASED ON AN IDEA BY LENA TERLUTTER

Time to let go! ...and sink back into the soft and gentle touch of nature. If it were down to Lena Terlutter, she would savour this cosy comfort at home with her family every day. kymo collaborated with Lena to create her own special edition LIVING SOUL and to make Lena's dream come true.

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Jasmin

HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT CARPET - PLANNING EXAMPLES

Carpets are not only room accessories, acoustic miracle weapons and foot caressers, but are also ideal for structuring rooms and creating the right ambience. Carpets form islands, especially in large rooms, and combine seating furniture into homely units. The right size is decisive for the desired effect. When planning, it is essential to consider various factors in different areas:

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Daniel

TUFTING: HAND TUFTED VERSUS MACHINE MADE RUGS

The word 'tufting' denotes a process of carpet production in which threads are attached to the corresponding base fabric through needling. This process is very similar to that of a classic sewing machine.

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Katharina

WEAVING: AN ANCIENT AND SMART HANDICRAFT

Weaving, one of the oldest handicrafts, has a thousand years of history with its various styles, techniques and traditions. During the process of weaving two thread systems are interlaced by machine or by hand.

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Katharina

THE BAUHAUS - 100 YEARS OF MODERN DESIGN HISTORY

It created a new era of design history in the 20th century and began like a thunderbolt when Walter Gropius founded the State Bauhaus in Weimar in 1919. The Bauhaus is regarded as one of the most influential art & design schools of the last century. 

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Ann

WOOL: EXCELLENT NATURAL FIBRE WITH USEFUL FEATURES

No other natural fiber comprises so many positive characteristics as wool. This animal fiber protects against cold, moisture and is self-cleansing. It is the soft hair of the fur which is obtained from living animals and is afterwards further processed.

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Sonja

AXMINSTER CARPET: AREA OF APPLICATION AND SPECIALTIES

Since the mid 18th century, the small English town of Axminster produced carpets with oriental and floral patterns that were in high demand in the higher society. Originally hand-woven, the elaborate process was later replaced by various machine weaving procedures, keeping the impression of oriental carpets with rich patterns, by controlling every single thread through technical sophistication.

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Eva

VALUABLE CRAFTSMANSHIP: HAND-KNOTTING RUGS

Carpets in all sizes, patterns and colors are design element and a warming comfort factor in our living space. In particular hand-knotted oriental rugs are currently enjoying new popularity. More and more people wish to go back to more nativeness and naturalness and realize the importance of sustainable products.

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Eva

SILK: PRECIOUS NATURAL FIBER WITH CHINESE TRADITION

Silk is a very precious, animal natural fiber, known for its sheen and its high tear strength. Traditionally, silk is being extracted from the cocoon of silkworms. These are the worms of the domestic silkmoths which are originally native to China. The Chinese silk production has a long history:

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Jasmin

SCANDINAVIAN INTERIOR DESIGN – NATURE-INSPIRED LIVING TREND

Natural materials in light colors, combined with functionality and distinct shapes characterize the Scandinavian interior design. For many years, the Scandinavian style has now been enjoying a great popularity within our homes. But what makes this long-lasting living trend so popular?

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Nicole