Design Specifications

Evolve is a great opportunity to design the rug of your dreams, but you will need to keep within certain design limitations in order for your design to qualify.


  • Entrants are invited to submit up to a maximum of three (3) designs.

  • Design should be intended for a 200 x 300cm or 250cm diameter rug.·

  • The designs will be hand tufted in New Zealand Wool with the option of bamboo silk detailing.

  • Designs can be produced in cut pile and loop pile with the option of carving to design details.

  • A maximum of six (6) colours per design.

  • Line work should be no finer than 1cm thick (scale 1:20 = 0.5mm).

  • Shapes should be no smaller 4cm diameter (scale 1:20 = 2.0mm) to retain their definition.

  • Design can be produced both digitally or hand rendered and uploaded into PDF format provided. Designs produced in digital programs such as; Illustrator, Photoshop, Corel Draw, etc, must be published to PDF for entry. Designs that are hand rendered, drawn, painted, etc, will be required to be scanned or photographed and submitted as a PDF.

  • PDF’s are to be uploaded with file name format <Entrants Name><Design Title>.pdf