A Closer Look at Kyoto and Kobe

Posted on Mar 25, 2017 in Colour, New Designs, Wool
A Closer Look at Kyoto and Kobe

Rather excitingly our new Eastern Collection was recently awarded the accolade of Best Residential Flatweave at The International Wool Floor Show, held by the Campaign for Wool While we introduced you to the full collection earlier in the year, here; we thought this would be a perfect opportunity to take a closer look at Kyoto and Kobe, two of the […]


Exploring the Wool BnB

Posted on Oct 14, 2016 in Wool
Exploring the Wool BnB

It can’t have escaped your notice that here at Roger Oates Design, we are passionate about wool, and this passion extends to the great work done by Campaign For Wool and its annual Wool Week which is a highlight of our Autumn. Since 2010, CFW has worked tirelessly to inspire, educate and generally champion this […]


Throw in some Summer Adventures

Posted on May 23, 2016 in Roger Oates Lifestyle Store, Stripes, Wool
Throw in some Summer Adventures

If you are a regular reader of our blog, it can’t have slipped your notice that we at Roger Oates are obsessed with finely crafted stripes (hint: it’s in our blogs name). It turns out fans of our runners have a soft spot for vertical lines of colour too, of course they do, they are […]


Wool Works…

Posted on Mar 6, 2016 in Featured, Wool
Wool Works…

Here at Roger Oates, when it comes to our flatweave runners, we believe in the fundamentals – excellent design and expert craftsmanship.  But we also believe that without a worthy raw material, our final product wouldn’t be the industry leader it is. We choose wool. We have previously written about why wool makes the best flooring, but […]


Why Choose Wool Flooring?

Posted on May 8, 2015 in Stair Runner Advice, Wool
Why Choose Wool Flooring?

Why is wool the ultimate natural fibre for floorcoverings? At Roger Oates we appreciate Henry Moore for his delicate drawings of sheep, we are proud supporters of the Campaign for Wool, and we can talk for hours on the virtues of this wonderful material. To answer the question, there are so many reasons, and here are some of […]