The Rug Company Opens its First UAE Store at the Dubai International Financial CentrePress Release 01 Apr 2009 12:57 pm
The Rug Company, the leading name in contemporary handmade rugs, has launched its first store within the UAE at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). The 1668 sq ft store will be a key addition to the existing group of The Rug Company shops located around the world.
Christopher Sharp, the Rug Company’s Co-Founder said: “Dubai is an increasingly important market with an exciting retail environment and design savvy customers, who now expect to find the best international brands and products in Dubai.”
Established by Christopher Sharp and his wife Suzanne in 1997, The Rug Company has earned a reputation as a leader in the luxury and design sectors, a brand that epitomises contemporary and fashionable design with exquisite quality and customer service.
Abdulla Bin Sougat, Chief Executive Officer of DIFC Lifestyle Group said: “We are very happy to welcome The Rug Company to the Dubai International Financial Centre. As one of the world’s leading brands in handmade, contemporary and traditional rugs and wall hangings, The Rug Company will add further variety to the vast lifestyle offering within the Dubai International Financial Centre. DIFC Lifestyle seeks to partner with more global luxury brands like The Rug Company to further enhance the world-class lifestyle and retail experience within the financial district.”
The Rug Company is internationally acclaimed for the high quality of its handmade rugs, wall-hangings and cushions, and its unique collaborations with international design luminaries. The strongest names in fashion, art and design contribute to The Rug Company’s Designer Collection, including Paul Smith, Vivienne Westwood, Marni, Diane von Furstenberg, Tom Dixon, BarberOsgerby, Eva Zeisel and Neisha Crosland. The Rug Company’s Contemporary Collection is created in-house by the London-based Design Studio, headed by Creative Director Suzanne Sharp.
The Rug Company encourages its customers to explore the endless possibilities of customising its rug designs with its bespoke service. Any rug can be recoloured, resized or even designed from scratch, with the help of its experienced in-house design team and more than a thousand colours.