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Composed Minimalism "Hezar Jerib Collection"

January 23, 2017

FJ Hakimian’s Composed Minimalism is a collection of sophisticated vintage kilim panels that has been expertly assembled to create striking and functional designs perfectly suited to 21st-Century tastes and lifestyles. read more

Edna Martin

December 14, 2016

The textile arts in Scandinavia had historically been a way for women to express themselves creatively and keep craft traditions alive. Swedish Modernism grew out of a vital political optimism and offered the artistic expression of a deeply democratic society. There was a collective belief that art could be instrumental in the formation of a cohesive social fabric, an agent in a process whose purpose was to develop and disseminate human dignity and a just society. read more

FJ Hakimian Carpets at the Holiday House Design Show

November 21, 2016

The 8th Annual Holiday House design show is going on now through January 8th, 2017. It is an event that brings together top interior designers in a worthy cause: a benefit for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Founded by Iris Dankner, it is one of the premier show houses in the country. This year it has moved downtown to two luxury townhouses on Soho’s vibrant Sullivan Street and is honoring the inimitable Iris Apfel. read more

Spanish Tradition

October 31, 2016

This beautiful 18th century carpet was made at the Royal Textile Factory of Cuenca and is a product of Spain’s illustrious carpet making tradition, the oldest in Europe. Carpets from the Castilian town of Cuenca have been circulating throughout the European and Eastern worlds for centuries. read more

A Taste of Sardinia

October 05, 2016

The Mediterranean island of Sardinia is known for its beautiful beaches, its pecorino cheese and, increasingly, for its unusual textile tradition. read more

From The Sahara from Park Avenue

September 01, 2016

Mats from the nomadic tribes of the Sahara desert have wandered all the way to New York’s prestigious 740 Park Avenue. In this interior, architect to the stars Peter Marino has used the stark elegance of these mats, woven by women of the African desert, to great effect. read more

The House that Mӓrta Built….

May 06, 2016

Märta Måås-Fjetterström (1873-1941), a trained Swedish Textile artist was bit of a revolutionary — her life story and the subsequent establishment of the MMF Workshop is legendary amongst Textile collector’s world over. read more

NEW MODERN COLLECTION: Wool, Silk & Hemp Fiber Blend Carpets

February 01, 2016

We have just launched an exciting new collection of signature modern design carpets at FJ Hakimian Gallery. Each design features a combination of wool, silk and hemp or nettle fiber, hand-crafted using cut pile & loop technique in all-natural materials by our artisans. read more

BERBERS: What Did Alvar Aalto and Peter Marino Have In Common?

January 04, 2016

The Berbers are Morocco’s semi-nomadic tribes. About seventeen Berber groups inhabiting the Northeastern Azilal province of the Moroccan High Atlas region form the confederation of the Beni-Ouaraïn. read more

SCANDINAVIAN FORESTS: Bringing Nature into the Interiors with Vintage Wall Hangings

December 15, 2015

The term “Scandinavian design” originates from an exhibition that traveled the US from 1954 to 1957. Promoting the “Scandinavian way of living,” it exhibited various works by Nordic designers and established the meaning of the term that continues to endure: accessible, simple and clean designs, inspired by natureand the northern climate, with an emphasis on enjoying the domestic environment. read more

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