To be a Carpet Designer
Author: Tracey Bentham
Published by: ITFA
Date published: February 2019
This is a fascinating and highly-informative paper on how to become a successful carpet stylist. To be a Carpet Designer is written by Tracey Bentham, a designer with over 30 years’ service in the carpet industry.
She says: “If you are interested in design as a career, leaving carpets out of the equation for now, let us focus on why you want to spend your life in the creative atmosphere of a design studio.
Are you interested in surface pattern design? Do textiles, texture and materials hold a fascination for you? Are you curious about the manufacturing process of products? Do you want to know more about the technical challenges of product design?
Even if you are not about to choose a career in design, knowing more about carpet design could be relevant to your job, be it in sales, marketing or manufacturing. This paper will give you an insight into the nuances of carpet design. Knowing how to smooth the path through the design process will result in a good design which is on brief and on budget.