Ararat Rugs Application of Domotex Carpet Design Awards 2023
The Carpet Design Awards are the international competition for outstanding carpet design and are presented at DOMOTEX. They set standards worldwide in terms of quality and design of handmade carpets – for the eighteenth time. The coveted awards are presented in various categories.
Every year, original design, innovation, and craftsmanship will be recognized, but in this eighteenth year, the CDA will also focus on sustainability. For 2023, the list of categories will be expanded to include the Sustainability Award category to reflect the growing importance and demand for sustainable design and ethical carpet production.
An international jury judges the Carpet Design Awards made up of experts from the design and carpet industry. From the applications submitted, they select three carpets in each of eight categories that combine design, quality, and craftsmanship to an exceptionally high degree.
Categories that emphasize the CDA’s focus on the original design, quality, and innovation
Category 1: Best Studio Artist Design
Original small-scale production design from an artist or designer
Category 2: Best Modern Design Superior
Original contemporary designs showing optimum use of materials
Category 3: Best Modern Design Deluxe
Original contemporary design showing optimum use of materials
Category 4:Best Transitional Design
A new rug that interprets traditional designs for a contemporary audience
Category 5: Best Flatweave Design
Original rug design demonstrating the flatweave technique
Category 6: Best Collection
Contemporary Traditional or Transitional design collections demonstrating a common theme
Category 7: Best Interior
A high-end customization project or rug installation represented by high-quality images
Category 8: Sustainability Award | NEW
A rug that is produced with a low carbon footprint or/and that incorporates ethical practices