[10 October/Farmers Weekly]

A design competition in the California Bay Area, has turned NZ wool rugs into works of art. The competition was set up by Carlisle, which distributes Carrfields Primary Wool’s range of New Zealand wool carpets and rugs in North America under the Just Shorn brand. The designs were 6’ x 9’ in size and were created using a combination of textures and colours. The rugs were displayed in Carlisle’s San Francisco showroom. The winner was James Hunter of the Wiseman Group, whose winning design Michelangelo will feature in the upcoming issue of California Home + Design magazine, and will be added to Carlisle’s retail collection. The Just Shorn range launched in May and is available for purchase in six showrooms across the US.