THANK YOU FOR VISITING COVER CONNECT – THE FIRST VIRTUAL EVENT HOSTED BY COVER MAGAZINE WHICH RAN 12-15 JANUARY 2021. THE NEXT COVER CONNECT WILL HAPPEN SEPTEMBER 2021.
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THE VIRTUAL FAIR
Featuring 37 of the most coveted international rug brands—selected by COVER—Trade will act as a virtual launchpad for new collections and the latest designs. It offers numerous encounters with outstanding rugs and the companies who create them.
INSPIRING PANEL DISCUSSIONS
COVER has invited some of the most eminent and innovative figures in the handmade rug industry to discuss inspiring projects and exemplary practices. Seven Talks will address the interrelated themes of Sustainability, Collaboration and Interior Design.
EXHIBITORS’ CREATIVE CONTENT
Exclusive digital content presented by Trade exhibitors to provide background information on their company ethos, new collections, design processes and production values. Including interviews, live sales, showroom tours and documentary videos.
COVER CONNECT TALKS
What can the handmade rug industry do to adapt and thrive in the current climate? It must strive to be sustainable, to collaborate and to interact with the interior design world. COVER has invited some of the most successful and creative minds in the industry to discuss inspiring projects and exemplary practices that demonstrate the potential power of these actions. Seven panel discussions featuring thirty distinguished, celebrated and well-informed speakers will tackle the three interrelated topics of Sustainability, Collaboration and Interior Design.
COVER CONNECT EVENTS
In the Event series, expect new content from Trade exhibitors, such as: explanations of the custom capabilities of Creative Matters and Battilossi with input from existing clients; a documentary tracking the fifty-year history of Thibault Van Renne; insight into the design and production processes of Kriistina Lassus, FLOOR_STORY, Tania Johnson, Classic Rug Collection and NOA Living; a showroom tour with French Accents; a live rug sale from KCEC. Interviews with rug companies and collaborators, including Topfloor by Esti + artist Gianluca Francese and Choudhary Exports + artist James Vella Clark + DAAA Haus, will provide insight to the stories and people behind the rugs.