Design Guild Mark Holder


Name of Designer:

Gary Bridge
DGM Number


Date of Award


Manufacturers’ Name

Axminster Carpets


Aalya is a natural wool product and first woven product to incorporate Alpaca wool in the market. The range is a blend of on trend pastel colours developed to have a soft feel but still retaining good wear properties.


Gary Bridge joined Axminster Carpets in 1992 initially to help develop the contract side of the business and now heads the design department for all sectors setting the creative direction within the company. Within this role, he was central in helping the company achieve a Royal Warrant, designing to this day carpets for Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and the Royal Albert Hall.

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