KASTHALL’S PALETTE RUG REFLECTS THE COLORS OF AN ARTIST AT WORK
KASTHALL’S PALETTE RUG REFLECTS THE COLORS OF AN ARTIST AT WORK Kasthall Design Studio drew on archive materials, colors and designs from the factory’s long history to create this year’s new rug collection. Palette, an elegant, hand-tufted wool rug by Maja Johnsson Starander, conjures thoughts of an artist at work. Visit www.kasthall.com
NARROW STRIPE ICON – NEW TAKE ON A CLASSIC WOOL RUG IN EXCITING COLOR COMBINATIONS
NARROW STRIPE ICON – NEW TAKE ON A CLASSIC WOOL RUG IN EXCITING COLOR COMBINATIONS The creation of the decade’s first rug collection began with a voyage of discovery through the factory in Kinna, Sweden. Long-forgotten yarns, leftover dyes and historical patterns inspired Kasthall Design Studio to create something new. One of the rugs is Narrow Stripe Icon, a woven rug in the finest wool.
COSMOPOLITAN ELEGANCE DEFINES KASTHALL’S NEW HARPER RUG
COSMOPOLITAN ELEGANCE DEFINES KASTHALL’S NEW HARPER RUG The Harper rug, designed by Ellinor Eliasson, is part of Kasthall’s new collection Colors In Between, which was launched at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair 2020. Kasthall Design Studio’s collection pays homage to the company’s rich archive of patterns and materials, as preserved in the historic factory in Kinna.
POETIC PASSION BEHIND KASTHALL’S POETRY RUG
Kasthall will be launching its new collection Colors In Between during the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair 2020. The collection is inspired by colors and materials found in the nooks and crannies of the factory. Poetry is one of the rugs in the collection, and just like the name of the collection, a lot of Poetry’s allure lies in the transitions of the colors.
FLOURISH FROM KASTHALL – SUSTAINABLE AND UNCOMPROMISING ARRAY OF COLOR
The 2020 collection from Kasthall called “Colors in Between” is an exploratory tribute to the captivating encounters that occur when color, shadow and light come together. First out in the collection is Flourish, a hand-tufted wool rug made of residual yarn that brings to mind expansive geometric airfields and the color mosaics of open landscapes.
THE EVOLUTION OF GRÖNSKA – ILSE CRAWFORD’S COLLECTION GROWS WITH ADDITIONAL COLORS
Kasthall’s Grönska collection, created in a design collaboration with British designer Ilse Crawford, is being updated this autumn with four new colors. Inspired by the Swedish landscape around the Kasthall factory in Kinna, Västergötland, Sweden, Grönska pays homage to the magnificent colors of nature and Kasthall’s craftsmanship.
NEW LIFE FOR CLASSIC FOGG RUG – IN GOOD COMPANY WITH MATCHING CUSHION COLLECTION
Kasthall is expanding its design heritage by breathing new life into the classic Fogg rug collection, which is being launched in new colors and shapes this fall. As part of its sustainability work, Kasthall has also developed a related collection of pillows, bringing the Fogg experience to new areas of the home.
KASTHALL IN EXCLUSIVE COLLABORATION WITH LARA BOHINC
Kasthall is launching a design collaboration with the internationally renowned British artist and designer Lara Bohinc, who has created a limited collection of rugs, wall hangings, and accessories for the home. The collection, From the Sun to the Moon, will launch on 26th March 2019 and will be available at Kasthall and at Bohinc Studios website.
KASTHALL CLASSICS: NOW IN NEW COLORS AND PATTERNS
Kasthall’s Classic rug, designed by the former design director, Gunilla Lagerhem Ullberg, was launched in 2011. Seven years later Kasthall is now delighted to present this contemporary classic in nine new colors, from powdery brown, beige and light pink tones to lively pink and turquoise colors. Classic is also being launched in three new patterns, Matris Small, Matris Large and Links.
WORLD PREMIERE FOR KASTHALL DESIGN COLLABORATION WITH ILSE CRAWFORD
At the Salone del Mobile in Milan last week, Kasthall launched its design collaboration with the British designer Ilse Crawford. The collection, called Grönska, consists of two tufted and three woven
LIVIA – A NEW CARPET TAKES THE FLOOR
During Stockholm Design Week 2018 Kasthall is launching Livia, a new mottled wall-to-wall wool carpet. Livia draws inspiration from Nordic nature, and natural colour variations give the carpet a shifting character. This lively addition to the Kasthall range is called Livia.
UNIQUE NEW WOOL YARN BEHIND LATEST KASTHALL ORIGINALS - KATJA AND FREYJA
For the 2018 collection Legacy of Tomorrow, Kasthall has developed new yarn qualities and techniques for weaving and tufting, which are clearly reflected in Katja and Freyja, two rugs from the new collection. Both are tufted using new wool yarn with a unique undulating, felt-like character, giving them a luxurious yet robust look and feel.
GABRIELLE – A DECLARATION OF LOVE TO CRAFTSMANSHIP
For the new 2018 collection Kasthall developed new yarn qualities and novel weaving and tufting techniques. Kasthall’s classic bouclé yarn normally consists of matt wool and shimmering linen. The new Gabrielle rug is woven in a new quality of bouclé linen yarn, which has an airier expression thanks to distinct bouclés, which twist and turn playfully in the rug.
DIAMOND – TOMORROW’S DESIGN LEGACY TODAY
In the 2018 collection, Kasthall has developed new yarn qualities and innovative weaving and tufting techniques. Unique craftsmanship, like embroidery and sketching, has both inspired and been a part of the design process, which is re ected in the new Diamond rug, being launched during the Stockholm Furniture Fair 2018.
KASTHALL ENGAGES ARCHITECT OLA RUNE AS THEIR CREATIVE DESIGN ADVISER
Kasthall, the global design brand, hires a creative design advisor as the next step in its continued development and internationalization. The choice of creative design advisor fell to famed architect, Ola Rune. H e will advise Kasthall’s design team and guide new collection launches, maintaining the brand’s tradition of on-trend design collaboration.
MULTIPLE AWARD-WINNER AND ACCLAIMED HEAD DESIGNER GUNILLA LAGERHEM ULLBERG HAS DIED LEAVING A HUGE VOID
It is with great sadness that Kasthall announce the death of chief designer Gunilla Lagerhem Ullberg following a prolonged battle against cancer. During her 28 active years in the company, Gunilla made a significant design statement both in Sweden and internationally. Despite her severe illness Gunilla worked with Kasthall’s design and figuration to the very end.