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We asked consultant Rikke Skytte from Scandinavian trend institute Pej Gruppen to highlight one of the strongest AW 18/19 interior trends. Thus, we guide you through the freedom to be curious trend and show you how it materialises in carpets.

    

The unknown has always been a great attraction to creative minds. The unknown has no limits and calls for a curious, open and explorative approach. Not to forget a desire to challenge conventional norms and standards. The freedom to be curious trend direction demands design to create new meaning and to solve and discover unknown needs. The keywords are transboundary, constructive and explorative.

Colours, colours, colours!

Contrasting colours ranging from cool and dark to light and bright make up the freedom to be curious colour palette. Some colours form a mysterious base with their rich deepness. Others are multifunctional when appearing both soft and bright. At the other end of spectrum, you find the hyper bright pastels.

Nature’s laboratory

One of the freedom to be curious sub themes is nature’s laboratory that reflects a techno-poetic kind of nature in which technology and nature coexist in perfect harmony. New hybrids are created when exploring possibilities of the unknown.

Nature's laboratory reflects in interior pieces with supernatural surfaces and very tactile structures originating from, for instance, beetles, plants and crystals. These materials fascinate and inspire with their extremely rich and complex structured textures. Their colours are bright and dark as well as mat and glossy with a natural touch. The shapes are both soft and sharp and reflect the magic of our fascinating nature.

- Rikke Skytte, consultant at trend institute Pej Gruppen

Product picks

Feel inspired by the freedom to be curious trend in your next project by specifying one or more of below carpets. They all come with multiple colour options to match your interior and design story perfectly. 

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Una Crystalline

A multi-level loop structure inspired by the crystals' geometric and raw edges, Una Crystalline represents natural forces of sharpness and brutality. Reflecting the true shades of crystals, the collection among others comes in blue nuances and colours inspired by metallics such as silver and oxidised silver.

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Industrial Landscape by Tom Dixon 

The Blur design features distorted reflections from Industrial Landscape's drops of oil and petrol in transient bits of water like puddles and fresh rainfall. In combination, they create the metallic shades and enchanting shapes characterising the freedom to be curious trend.

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Epoca Silky

Epoca Silky is a rich and longhaired broadloom construction. Highly addictive between your fingers and under your feet the collection feels like thick, smooth silk to the skin. Beautifully refined by the dark, deep and dusty colours.

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ReForm Legend

ReForm Legend is a contemporary interpretation of the enchanted woods. Its rich and multi-level loop texture is inspired by tree bark and lies under a blanket of simple organic pattern. Structured around three colour themes to be mixed and matched, the collection’s colour palette is fascinating and intriguing.

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We hope you feel inspired by this trend article! We would love to inspire you even more with design suggestions tailored to your next project so don't hesitate to contact your local consultant.

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Mette Frydensbjerg Jacobsen

Written by Mette Frydensbjerg Jacobsen: Mette is ege carpets' fashion savvy communications expert. Her keen eye for the sweet spot between beautiful carpets and great stories makes her our favourite pick for inspiring you with Project of the Month.