RugVista Design Competition!

2022

The competition

WE PROUDLY PRESENT THE 2021 WINNERS!

We are totally overwhelmed with the 5 500 designs, from over 80 countries! A celebration to art and creativity. All designers have our depest respect for the time put in to the contributions. Thank you! After the jury, the peoples voice have finally landed on the 12 winners presented below.

Best regards
RugVista's Design Competition Team
Dace Sietina

North Sea Microplastics Dace Sietina Netherlands Netherlands

Since 2010 I am a practicing artist in the Netherlands. I am an illustrator, painter and tutor at the Academy in Amsterdam. At this moment I am very engaged with topics as: Climate change, Refugees and Sustainability. This design shows harvested plastics with GPS coordinates as follows: 55° 27' 59.0364''N 6° 21' 17.7804'' E.

Marie Jakobsson

Pop retro Marie Jakobsson Sweden Sweden

Self-taught multi-artist from Vindeln, a small community in northern Sweden. I have mostly devoted myself to watercolor painting and have previously exhibited locally and, among other things, painted paintings for Hjältarnas Hus in Umeå. With inspiration from the 70's comes this poppy color click. Soft and lovely pattern with spring colors.

Eleftheria Kapsali

Μy house is the Universe Eleftheria Kapsali Greece Greece

Born in Athens, Architect and Artist, ruled by my dualities. Self-taught Artist, I have experimented in almost all kinds of art; I have participated in several exhibitions in Greece and abroad. The artwork highlights the Individual sustainability, as a necessity about making and sustaining a change in your life that you can be inspired about.

Aga Renes

WALLS01 Aga Renes Poland Poland

I studied product design at Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw and used to work for almost 3 years at Studio Ganszyniec where I was responsible for product and furniture design. Now I work as a freelancer, based in Warsaw. The design is a tribute to the postmodern architecture of Ricardo Bofill, with intense, strong, contrasting patches of color.

Nora Koverman

Under The Carpet Nora Koverman Germany Germany

I am 28 years old and studied graphic design and illustration at Münster School of Design in germany. I like cheerful and colorful designs that brighten your mood and your day. Someone is quickly sweeping some leftover confetti under the carpet. The party is over, but the next one is sure to come.

Dana Duricekova

Faces Dana Duricekova Slovakia Slovakia

I am a graphic and product designer from Slovakia. I like to work with patterns and experiment with colors and forms. My artwork is inspired by nature, everyday life, and art. Design is inspired by women dressed in a mix of cold and warm colors.

Rebecka Hansson

Greenery Rebecka Hansson Sweden Sweden

I am a furniture design student from Sweden who loves to work in different materials and create magical interior design objects that make every home stand out. This design is a flirtation with the happy 20s which is clearly visible in the pattern and the color green is a symbol of a healthy planet.

Dulce Nunes

out of Dulce Nunes Portugal Portugal

I'm an interior designer and I like to customize pieces for projects, they are unique and differentiating touches. I like to take the rigidity out of geometric shapes, make them more fluid. They give a feeling of harmony and naturalness. I like solid, contrasting colors in rugs.

Julia Kononenko

People of constructivism Julia Kononenko Ukraine Ukraine

I am a young designer, graduated from Academy of Design with a degree in Industrial Design. I love to draw and create alone when near my cat and good music playing in the headphones, we create together something incredible. An unusual rug in the style of constructivism is an avant-garde trend in fine art from the 19th century.

Pernille Trøst Jaeger

Lifelines Pernille Trøst Jaeger Denmark Denmark

I graduated as an industrial designer specialized in fashion in 2008 and has worked with design ever since - both professionally and privately, designing graphics, fashion, board games, ceramics, paintings etc. Life rarely works in squares. Inspired by the spiral - symbolizing the rhythm of life, continuity, and motion.

Francine LeClercq

SHEEP Francine LeClercq USA USA

Born in France, Francine LeClercq is an artist and a designer. Her work draws from a range of media with projects varying in type, medium, scale and context. Her diversified portfolio includes projects in architecture, design, painting, and installations. You say wool? I say sheep ... Natural soft colors.

HONORABLE MENTION

Beside the 11 top winners based on votes, the Jury selected their favorite design.

"The design is well executed in an artistic and captivating way. The way of working with different colors, blocks and lines creates an interesting approach and gives the design a fascinating look."

Josefina Tengvall

Movement 4 Josefina Tengvall Sweden Sweden

I have a master’s in fine arts in textile design from the Swedish school of Textiles in Sweden. I am also a painter. I explore expressions through abstract expressionism using intuition. Working with a wide range of material and techniques. I have composed a pattern based on geometrical shapes and movement in color.

Selected winners from 2019

2019

PolandAneta Doległo

2019

Hong KongSonniewing Yeung

2019

NetherlandsEden den Hertog

2019

PolandPaula Grzybowska

2019

RussiaGuzel Garipova

2019

RussiaSasha Moiseeva

2019

IndiaKAGITHAKARA ETHIRAAJI

2019

FrancePippa Shaw

2019

Sweden

2019

PolandBeata Basińska

HOW WE SELECTED THE FINALISTS 2022

This year we received over 5 500 fantastic submissions. To say the least, it has been a daunting task to select the 28 finalists. The jury based their selection on design skills, uniqueness and aesthetics.

The jury

Nicklas Jansson

Co-Founder / CEO, Rumrum AB

Nicklas Jansson has a background in advertising and marketing and together with Magnus Andersson he opened the furniture store Rumrum in 1997. The interest and inquiries within interior design and concepts developed into their own furniture production, which was noticed and sold both in the Nordics and internationally. With a growing number of clients, Rumrum became a pure design agency with a focus on interior design concepts and is a total supplier of furniture and lighting. Rumrum is today one of the largest interior design agencies in Skåne with increasing assignments in Copenhagen and Stockholm.

Lisa Hilland

Designer

Lisa Hilland creates contemporary design with a poetic twist, combining modern high-tech production techniques with quality craftsmanship. Her current clients includes Konsthantverk, IKEA, Gärsnäs, Gemla, Design House Stockholm and Svenskt Tenn. “As a designer, natural materials are close to her heart, and Lisa is using them in a careful, sustainable way, creating long lasting design”.

Carin Terins

RugVista Purchase & Creative Director

Carin is in charge of both creative and purchase decisions for one of the world's largest online carpet stores. She has years of experience driving conceptual creative designs into sales for several commercial companies.

Eva Boding

CEO at Edblad & Co AB

Eva works as CEO of Edblad & Co AB, a company that offers Swedish-designed jewelry with high quality at an affordable price level. She has many years of experience in leading and developing consumer trading companies in digitalization, branding and international success with internationally strong brands such as Gant, Filippa K and L’Oréal.

Beatrice Perlman Ewert

RugVista Sustainability manager

Beatrice has many years of experience working with sustainability in the textile industry and is currently working with the integration of sustainability into the business of one of the world's largest online carpet stores. With a background from purchasing & design at international fashion companies, she has a large passion for finding commercially attractive products that take into account both its environmental and social impact.

See winners from previous years

2019

RussiaGuzel Garipova

2018

United KingdomFrancesca Vedovato

2017

BrazilAdolfo Morandini Neto

2016

GermanyCornelius Comanns

2015

FinlandIiro A. Ahokas

2013

United StatesDeborah Velasquez

2012

SpainKristina Pacesaite

2011

SwedenBenno Arzt

2010

FranceBernard Pouget

2009

SwedenSara Larsson

2007

ItalyGiulia Sola

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