Press Releases • Nov 12, 2018 16:20 GMT
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.
Press Releases • Oct 15, 2018 08:00 GMT
Black Diamond is hand tufted rug with an abstract expression and clear fashion influences. Kasthalls designer Maja Johansson Starander, sketched and experimented directly on the tufted weave to create the linear pattern in copper and cream on the black base. The aesthetical expression slowly emerged as part of this creative, experimental journey.
Press Releases • Apr 22, 2018 17:53 GMT
Press Releases • Feb 14, 2018 20:31 GMT
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.
Press Releases • Feb 14, 2018 20:22 GMT
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.
Press Releases • Feb 14, 2018 20:05 GMT
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.
Press Releases • Feb 14, 2018 19:57 GMT
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.
Press Releases • May 18, 2017 09:03 GMT
Kasthall is launching a new product concept called Harvest during the ICFF design fair in New York. Harvest is a creation of the Kasthall design studio, which saw an opportunity to further the company’s environmental stewardship by making use of leftover spools of yarn from the production process.
News • Apr 20, 2017 13:02 GMT
Kasthall is now launching the new Chenille family, renewing six of the brand’s most popular patterns and weaving them in luxurious wool and linen chenille yarn. Like the sense of dimension in an oil painting, an exciting contrast is generated by the meeting of shimmering linen and matte wool yarn. The unique yarn is hand-made at the factory in Kinna and then woven into the desired design.
News • Apr 19, 2017 11:10 GMT
Kasthall’s iconic long-pile Moss rug now has an eagerly awaited sister in the new Ines. Like its sister, Ines is a playful, tufted long-pile rug that combines thick wool yarn with shimmering linen. In this timeless and elegant rug, shabbiness meets contrasting bouclé stripes for added volume and depth. Ines launched at Salone del Mobile Milan in 2017.
News • Feb 08, 2017 14:45 GMT
During Stockholm Design Week Kasthall launched Othello, a new woven rug from the Kasthall design studio that combines three colour blocks into a beautiful unit. It is named after Othello, a drama in three acts by William Shakespeare.
Press Releases • Feb 08, 2017 14:24 GMT
For the 2017 collection, Kasthall’s design studio has put particular emphasis on future development with the company’s design legacy as its point of departure. The theme of the 2017 collection is Arrival of Origin and during the Stockholm Furniture Fair 2017 Kasthall will be launching the first rugs of the new collection.
Press Releases • Apr 06, 2016 08:00 GMT
The London influence: a city with dramatic buildings, rain shimmering pavements and grand hotel lobbies can be seen in new hand tufted rugs from Kasthall. Designer Maja Johansson, of Kasthall’s design studio, has created Core, Pebble and Pearl, three new collections to be launched at Salone del Mobile 2016 in Milano.
Press Releases • Feb 11, 2016 14:00 GMT
From cool early spring to golden autumn, Gunilla Lagerhem has captured the archipelago’s ever changing landscape in Kasthall’s new design Archipelago 2016. Based on Gunilla’s characteristic design process, where beautiful sketches in water colour are the starting point, Kasthall now presents Archipelago – hand-tufted carpet made with the finest wool and linen with shimmering lurex details.
Press Releases • Feb 05, 2016 11:46 GMT
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
Press Releases • Dec 16, 2015 15:52 GMT
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.
News • Jun 04, 2015 11:38 GMT
Tiles is a collection of hand tufted rugs in pure wool designed by Claesson Koivisto Rune. The inspiration comes from the different shapes and dimensions of ceramic tiles. Tiles really is Scandinavian simplicity at its best!
Press Releases • Apr 17, 2015 07:49 GMT
This season we welcome the cool and playful Muse as she dances into Kasthall’s woven range, adding a new personality to the assortment. Muse is a treasure from Kasthall’s archive, a rich and vibrant rug which has now been reinterpreted and expanded to create this modern, woven rug.