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W I LT O N C A R P E T S
C O L L E C T I O N
K I T K E M P
Kit Kemp MBE has forged an international reputation as one of the world’s top Interior Designers.
She has a unique approach to her work and is well-known as an author and passionate champion
of British Art, Craft and Sculpture.
As Design Director of Firmdale Hotels PLC she is the creative force behind the hotels, which include London’s
Ham Yard, Charlotte Street and The Soho and New York’s Crosby Street Hotel and The Whitby. Her designs have
been celebrated with many prestigious awards including ‘Condé Nast Best Hotel in the World for Design’.
Kit’s latest collaboration with Wilton Carpets has been to create a Hospitality, Travel and Home collection for both
traditional and modern interiors, interpreting scale and usability with the latest techniques in the market place.
She says, “I have been able to create subtle effects and gradations of colour to give carpets a unique feel, similar
to the finish of a hand-blocked fabric. The new looms at Wilton Carpets have made my ideas a possibility and
with their design input, a joyful reality.”
K I T K E M P DESIGN DIRECTOR - F IRMDALE HOTELS
The Kit Kemp by Wilton Carpets Collection introduces nine exciting innovative new designs.
They are unique and multi-tasking designs suitable for many different interiors. The designs
draw from a diverse array of inspirations from Folklore, Architecture and Botanical motifs.
These come together to create a collection that works in both a traditional and modern way.
Kit Kemp is known for her brave use of colour. This collection is a showcase of her innate
understanding of colour, pattern and scale.
Each made-to-order carpet is woven with a blend of rich British wool and a durable nylon mix
to create designs with lasting resilience to suit any hospitality, travel or special project.
Whether using traditional Axminster or Wilton weaves, or incorporating the added luxury of
a Brussels weave, the Kit Kemp for Wilton Carpets Collection delivers carpet of the finest
design and quality.
Wilton Carpets has been the UK’s spiritual home of carpet weaving for nearly four hundred years.
As one of the world’s finest carpet manufacturers Wilton has created a reputation for fine carpets of
enduring quality, resilience and recovery.
Beside 100-year-old narrow looms still operating today, Wilton Carpets is celebrating innovation with a robotic
high-speed loom that has instant colour switching to enable new techniques to be achieved with unwavering
attention to the principles of fine carpet craftsmanship.
Every carpet that leaves Wilton Carpets has been skillfully made. It encompasses the embodiment of the best
in modern manufacturing blended with traditional craftsmanship. Wilton Carpets brings concepts to life with
accuracy, speed and creativity.
be inspired with Wilton
KIT KEMP by WILTON CARPETS
Bright colour combinations bring fresh meaning to this classic herringbone that Kit describes as ‘having fun in a colourful and carefree way’.
B Y WAY
BY WAY SPRING BZ650 FC1
BY WAY SUMMER BZ650 FB2
BY WAY WINTER BZ650 FK1
BY WAY AUTUMN BZ650 FG1
A botanical pattern conceived to not intrude, but invite interest and fascination, ‘this is a design that will work well in both traditional and modern settings’, says Kit.
F L O W E R & B E R R Y
FLOWER & BERRY MUSHROOM BZ650 EQ1
FLOWER & BERRY FROST BZ650 EQ5
FLOWER & BERRY LICHEN BZ650 EQ2
FLOWER & BERRY CARNATION BZ650 EQ7
FLOWER & BERRY AZURE BZ650 EQ8
A strong architectural look that Kit describes as ‘one of my favourites, so simple but graphic and strong’.
D E TA I L
DETAIL KEW BZ650 ER1
DETAIL EMPIRE BZ650 ES2
DETAIL ALEXANDRA BZ650 ES1
DETAIL CHRYSLER BZ650 ES3
DETAIL SOMERSET BZ650 ES6
DETAIL EIFFEL BZ650 ES4
A tweed design that Kit describes as having ‘flecks of fabulous tiny vibrant colours added’ for a modern classic.
T W E E D F L E C K
TWEED FLECK HAYMARKET BZ650 EL1
TWEED FLECK KNIGHTSBRIDGE BZ650 EL5
TWEED FLECK DORSET BZ650 EL2
TWEED FLECK WHITBY BZ650 EL17
TWEED FLECK CROSBY BZ650 EL10
TWEED FLECK SOHO BZ650 EL15
TWEED FLECK CHARLOTTE BZ650 EL6
Inspired by nature, this is a carpet that Kit describes as, ‘falling leaves in a joyful, modern way that will look happy in any environment’.
L E A F C U T
LEAF CUT CERISE BZ650 EX2
LEAF CUT COBALT BZ650 EX3
A simple linear geometric design that still manages to make a statement and which Kit believes will make ‘halls and stairways look wonderful’.
S Q U I G G L E
SQUIGGLE MARMALADE BZ650 EN1
SQUIGGLE LIQUORICE BZ650 EN3
SQUIGGLE BLUEBERRY BZ650 EN2
SQUIGGLE CANDY BZ650 EN4
SQUIGGLE COCOA BZ650 EN5
A large tribal repeat, the folksy Open Plan ‘takes the traditional and turns it into something that says today’, reveals Kit.
O P E N P L A N
OPEN PLAN HIPPY BZ650 FR1
OPEN PLAN BEATNIK BZ650 FR2
OPEN PLAN BOHO BZ650 FR3
OPEN PLAN ROMANY BZ650 FS2
Based on traditional Turkish carpets in an ode to Arts and Crafts, this large diamond repeat ‘needs to be seen to be believed’, says Kit.
D O M I N O
DOMINO IZMIR BZ650 DV1
DOMINO BURSA BZ650 DV2
DOMINO ADANA BZ650 DV4
DOMINO KONYA BZ650 DV5
Batik references hand-blocked fabrics and the subtle effects that the technique brings. As Kit says, ‘it’s a carpet I would want in my home’.
B AT I K
BATIK INDIGO BZ650 ED1
BATIK CHERRY BZ650 ED2
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Demonstrating just what is achievable when two creative forces collaborate, the
Kit Kemp by Wilton Carpets collection is not only testament of the designer’s
ability to bring an exciting, carefree spirit to interiors, but also of Wilton’s ability
to create beautiful carpets.
Working closely with Kit Kemp, the design team at Wilton has pushed the
frontiers of carpet manufacturing, producing designs that are more intimate
than ever before, yet entirely functional in today’s hotel interiors. Through
the collection, Wilton Carpets is undoubtedly validating its reputation as a
manufacturer that truly understands fine carpet craft.
Designed by Kit, made by Wilton
For help, advice or to discuss your requirements please contact Wilton Carpets:
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