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BOON_ROOM Paris Fundraiser for Ukraine

BOON_ROOM, a concept gallery fusing art, design, and fashion, represents artists from 47 countries, four of whom are Ukrainian: Faina, Gorn Ceramics, Noom and Olga Sabko. As an initiative started by Bogdan Kryvosheya from Gorn Ceramics, alongside their Ukrainian talents, BOON_ROOM is hosting a fundraiser with a promise of donating all the sales profits to the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine and Ministry of Health of Ukraine and the Red Cross. “The current situation in Ukraine saddens us greatly. Ukraine has successfully repelled hostile attacks, but heavy warfare continues in many cities. The armed forces of Ukraine, with nationwide support, are valiantly repelling Russian aggression. During these difficult times, we extend our complete support by standing in solidarity with the people of Ukraine.” “We...

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GEARS FOR FIERCE Video Production

In December 2021, Zakaria Rugs collaborated with Pre-Reserved studio to conceptualise and film the release of the latest rug collection: GEARS FOR FIERCE. Pre-Reserved is an old ship dock in Amsterdam-Noord, which provides studio space for shoots, video production, and events. Pre-Reserved provides the tools and creative thinking to spin your idea or product into a story.  The industrial walls of Studio B, comfortably housed the four new rugs, ‘MEANS-ENDS’, ‘PCB’, ‘FACT INDEX’, and ‘SPINOFF’. The collection was conceptualized and designed by Gabrielė Adomaitytė and Frédérique Gagnon. "Outside, the night had left a sheet of ice and frost on the face of Amsterdam-Noord. A long-awaited sunlight welcomed the December morning. Inside, the industrial walls barricaded Pre-Reserved studio from the light, but not from...

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Cover of Cover Magazine

We spend five extensive days surrounded by the French Alps to shoot Zakaria Rugs outside in nature. Captured by the majesty of the mountains, we wanted to connect our handmade rugs with nature, manifest our creative energies in order to create electrifying photography as a team. 

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Top 3 Rug Collections at DOMOTEX 2021

The Carpet Design Awards give annual international distinctions to appreciate state-of-the-art hand-made rugs. Presented by COVER Magazine and Hali Publications at DOMOTEX, the Carpet Design Awards display the nominees to introduce the innovations and trends prevailing in the carpet industry today, with an international jury that assesses the rugs based on the design, concept, material, finish, structure, quality, sustainability, and branding. The jury consisted of Graham Head, Audrey Carden, Uwe Heublein, Irène Ribeiro, and Sacha Walkhoff - a team of accomplished and esteemed designers and creatives who have proved themselves as the leading experts in the field of design and carpets. Despite the jury's uncompromising scrutiny, Zakaria Rugs was shortlisted as one of the nominees for the category of Best...

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