Dare to Rug celebrates one year since its inception, with an anniversary event that highlights the challenges of one year of daring design.
Launched in 2015, Dare to Rug is the first Romanian design brand that creates hand-tufted rugs, mixing craft and design inspired by traditional patterns.
Since the start, Dare to Rug has positioned itself as a creative brand that has the courage to engage in bold projects that fit its artistic core. The designers have launched their first collection in late 2015 and since then have had great reviews from an international audience.
Dare to Rug’s “Romanian Moods” Collection was showcased at SaloneSatellite during the 55th SALONE INTERNAZIONALE DEL MOBILE, among 650 selected fresh names in global design, it was part of the 4th edition Romanian Design Week, displayed in the main exhibition in Bucharest, Romania.
In 2016, the designers have signed a dedicated collection for the renowned flooring brand Forbo and they have created The Heirloom Principle installation along with creative duo Novum - exhibited at the Biennale Interieur in Belgium in October 2016.
The designers and founders of Dare to Rug, Andreea Batros and Flavia Scînteanu were awarded the Best Product Designers in 2016 at the ELLE Decoration Romanian Design Awards for their first hand tufted rug collection, “Romanian Moods”.
Dare to Rug celebrates its one year of daring design with an exhibition showcasing the Romanian Moods collection and the brand inspiration during an anniversary event in Bucharest, Romania. For the first time ever, all the Romanian Moods rugs will be showcased on the same floor during the event, in a dedicated set-up created by the Dare to Rug designers.