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 […]


Introducing the Eastern Collection

Posted on Feb 1, 2017 in Colour, New Designs
Introducing the Eastern Collection

We are excited to introduce you to our new designs, known collectively as The Eastern Collection. Our starting point has been our long term fascination with the tones, textures, culture and history of the East, specifically Japan; out of which grew an interest in a 14th Century Japanese textile technique of space dye, called Kasuri. […]


At Home in West London

Posted on Apr 4, 2016 in At home with..., House Ideas, New Designs
At Home in West London

Sometimes here at Roger Oates, we are lucky enough to be involved from the very early stages of a home renovation project. Such projects really excite us as we get to work closely with our client striving to find the perfect runner to match their new home. We are also able to watch and share in their excitement as their vision […]


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 […]


Introducing The New England Collection

Posted on Feb 12, 2016 in Colour, Featured, New Designs
Introducing The New England Collection

A year has passed since the launch of The London Collection and at the time we were thrilled to be able to give you an insight in to the making of it –  from what triggers a concept to (finally) pulling a collection together. Creating a collection takes time, there are lots of steps in the decision making process to get the […]


Heritage Runners

Heritage Runners

Just launched, a new project that has had us revisiting our extensive archive of designs. New Roger Oates Heritage Runners are 100% wool runners produced in very limited quantities. Created from our Venetian Flatweave these narrow width runners are woven and hand finished in the UK. Heritage Runners are an easy way to add colour, stripes and texture […]


The Making Of A Roger Oates Runner

Posted on Jun 22, 2015 in Featured, Stripes
The Making Of A Roger Oates Runner

A rare glimpse into some of the work that goes into making a Roger Oates flatweave runner.