Heidarian Carpet, the Winner of Booria Special Prize

Heidarian Carpet, the Winner of Booria Special Prize

CDA 2008, Place of Creativity

Booria special prize, Booria Carpet Designer Pro+ Edition, this time went to Iran. The award handed to Mr. Heidarian, General Manger of Heidarian Carpet (Two trophy winner in CDA 2008) in special ceremony during Domotex 2008 exhibition by Farzin Hariri, General Manager of Booria CAD/CAM Systems.

This year special prize presented to Best Traditional Workshop category, while previous year it went to Greece, Pashalidis Company, winner of best liked by Domotex visitors. The Carpet Design Awards 2008 (CDA 2008) took place for the third time under the umbrella of Domotex Hannover with cooperation of Hali and Modern Carpet publications and Booria CAD/CAM Systems Sponsorship.

A total of 148 carpets were entered (CDA 2007: 141) from fifteen countries (Germany, Iran, Canada, Switzerland, USA, Austria, China, Belgium, Netherlands, Italy, Turkey, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and Morocco). The awards were presented on Sunday, 13 January to 11 different categories and winners.

The prize-winners are as follows:

  • Best Modern Design in the price range under 100 euros/square meter Company: Zinnat Rugs, ‘Bamyan’, 302 by 192 cm Jury statement: A harmonious rug with great colors and strong commercial potential.
  • Best Modern Design in the price range 100 euros/square meter to 250 euros/square meter Company: Werner Weber, ‘Iranian Kilim Noor’, 380 by 276 cm Jury statement: A beautiful rug with an evocative design distinguished by the rhythmic use of color.
  • Best Modern Design in the price range over 250 euros/square metre Company: Jan Kath, ‘Roma Vendetta’, 300 by 250 cm Jury statement: A complex design brilliantly executed.
  • Best Traditional Nomadic Design in the price range under 150 euros/square meter Company: Woven Legends, ‘Central Anatolian Aktulu carpet’, 112 by 305 cm Jury statement: An impressive interpretation of a traditional Central Anatolian rug with exquisite colors.
  • Best Traditional Nomadic Design in the price range over 150 euros/square meter Company:Heidarian Carpet, ‘Katoli’, 260 by 205 cm Jury statement: A rug with great depth of color that embodies the true character of a nomadic carpet.
  • Best Traditional Workshop/Formal Design Company: Heidarian Carpet, ‘Sana’, 194 by 140 cm Jury statement: The colors, proportions and attention to detail in this rug are perfect.

  • Best Old/Antique Carpet Company: Langauer Textile Art, A Serapi carpet, Northwest Persia, 359 by 245 cm Jury statement: A beautiful example of its type featuring a superb, understated range of colors.
  • Best Collection Modern Company: Floor to Heaven, ‘Love Nature: Beach’, 270 by 370 cm Jury statement: This collection is the beginning of something beautiful and revolutionary in tufting.
  • Best Collection Traditional Company: Zollanvari AG, ‘Old Motifs with a Twist: a Balouch Soumakh’, 296 by 203 cm Jury statement: The colors are great across the whole collection, while the designs are exciting and skillfully executed.
  • Best Innovation Company: Floor to Heaven, ‘Russian Antique Denim’, 200 by 200 cm Jury statement: An innovative use of material and technique.
  • Best liked by DOMOTEX visitors Company: Floor to Heaven, ‘Love Nature: Beach’, 270 by 370 cm