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Sam Kasten Handweaver Each textile design that Sam turns his mind and soul to is more staggering than the last.  A master craftsman of the highest order, Sam Kasten has been creating hand woven fabrics and rugs to order for the best of the best of interior and architectural designers.

Sourcing the finest yarns on the market, be they silk ribbon from Japan, fine spun ramie, mohair bouclé or silk chenille, Sam Kasten Handweaver works to produce whatever the designer requires, no matter the challenge.

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Sam Kasten will create designs in your choice of yarn, colour, texture and pattern, working with you from your design, SKH’s wonderfully rich forty-year archive or from an historic textile.

Fabrics may be woven up to 185cm in width, allowing you to create seam-free wall-covering or drapery.

Rugs currently up to 3m65 in width. A variety of finishes are available from an integral header to a handwoven canvas binding, created from toned yarns.

SKH also weave fabulous mohair
throws, plain or checkerboard, combining soft pearl mohair with a contrasting ribbon.  Sizes run at 120 cms x 220 cms.

STOCK RUGS AND FABRICS are also available: please just ask if you have a specific space to fill or project to complete.  A disc is available on request.

Lead times run at between 10 and 14 weeks, depending upon the size and complexity of the order; strike offs can be created in roughly 3-4 weeks.  Finishes can be provided on request.

Past and present clients include some of the world's most noted architects and interior designers, such as I.M.Pei, Jacques Garcia, John Pawson, Peter Marino, Billy Baldwin, Jonathan Reed, Rémi Tessier, CS Décoration, Mlinaric Henry & Zervudachi, Douglas Mackie, Rose Uniacke, Tristan Auer, Veere Grenney, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Atelier AM, Carol Egan, Daniel Romualdez...

Sam’s work graces three floors of private appartments in The Shard, the ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’ in the French Embassy in Beijing, the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC, the Neue Galerie in New York City, corporate headquarters, showrooms, yachts and private jets, fine hotels and superb private residences.

A recent job for designer Douglas Durkin required the production of a range of textural samples for a home, drawing inspiration from the local tree bark, stones, fir cones, stones and lichen. Art.