A Bespoke Runner For A Family Home

A Bespoke Runner For A Family Home

September 11, 2015

The Cornwell family have long been fans of Roger Oates products having used our runners in several of their previous homes.  When they moved to their most recent home, a Regency property in Cheltenham, they decided to take full advantage of our bespoke service to ensure that they ended up with something unmistakably Roger Oates yet unique to them. … Read More

Interior Designers Love Roger Oates Runners

Interior Designers Love Roger Oates Runners

August 28, 2015

Our stripe runners are coveted by interior designers and specified for both large and small projects. Occasionally we are fortunate enough to be able to photograph some of the beautiful houses where our runners have been fitted. Isis Reed Herefordshire based Interior designer Sarah Stewart Smith chose the expressive tonal stripes of Isis Reed (named after … Read More

Rugs and Wall-To-Wall Carpets

Rugs and Wall-To-Wall Carpets

August 17, 2015

Our name is synonymous with Venetian flatweave stair runners. However, there is a lot more to our runners than you might think.   The narrow widths of flatweave can be joined to create area rugs of almost any dimension and larger pieces for wall-to-wall carpet installations enabling the design used on the stairs to also be used in hallways and … Read More

Summer Brights

Summer Brights

July 17, 2015

Let The Sun Shine Despite the changeable weather the British summer is bringing us some long hazy evenings. Thoughts of far away climes have been inspiring us to inject some Summer brights into our colour palettes. Bespoke Runners At Roger Oates we can work with you to create your very own bespoke runner.  Adapt one of our current designs, or … Read More

The Roger Oates Summer Sale

The Roger Oates Summer Sale

June 8, 2015

Looking for a Roger Oates stair runner or rug at a greatly reduced price?  The Roger Oates Summer Sale starts on Wednesday 10th June.  It’s full of discounted clearance runners, ready-made wool rugs and fabrics. Why do items go into the Roger Oates Clearance Sale? Below, we have de-mystified the meaning of slight seconds, over-runs, trial pieces and … Read More

Why Choose Wool Flooring?

Why Choose Wool Flooring?

May 8, 2015

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 … Read More

How Do I Care For My Stair Runner?

How Do I Care For My Stair Runner?

April 24, 2015

Your Roger Oates Flatweave runner, once installed, will make a statement and undoubtedly receive lots of admiring glances from your friends. But how do you keep it looking that way? One of the most common questions that we get asked at Roger Oates is “how do I care for my runner?” A flatweave runner will … Read More

The Perfect Travel Companion

The Perfect Travel Companion

April 10, 2015

A travel bag that Mary Poppins would be proud to own… The days are getting longer and the skies brighter so it’s time to start thinking of holidays and weekends away.  As well as regularly changing their summer wardrobe some people also like to update their luggage, but we anticipate that once you have one of … Read More

Tapis D’Avignon Felted Rugs

Tapis D’Avignon Felted Rugs

March 27, 2015

Our Tapis D’Avignon felted wool rugs have been a hit since their introduction over 15 years ago. The Tapis range has always been popular as it is wonderfully flexible, allowing every client to create a sumptuously soft felted rug of their very own. The heavily felted Mouflon wool is available in a wide choice of colours ranging … Read More