Located on the Third Floor Center Dome 315 of the famed Design Centre at Chelsea Harbourthe nearly 1,000-square-foot space provides Tufenkian a significant opportunity to demonstrate its strength as a creative and dynamic company with the London design community. “London has become a very important market for us with its designers serving clients from all over the world while shopping for product in the local market,” says James Tufenkian, owner and CEO of Tufenkian Artisan Carpets worldwide.
The London showroom houses a diverse representation of classic and modern design displays and product samples while providing an interactive work space for its clients. In addition to offering Tufenkian’s Core Tibetan and Armenian Collections, the showroom will also offer the Designers’ Reserve Collection, a trade exclusive product and collaboration between James Tufenkian and world renown designers such as Barbara Barry, Laura Kirar, Mark Pollack, Kevin Walz, and Vicente Wolf. Designs are executed in both wool and wool/silk combinations as well as a range of other natural fibers including hemp and aloo.
Additionally, the showroom offers Tufenkian’s superior custom rug program allowing for endless design flexibility including re-sizing, re-coloring or modifying almost any existing Tufenkian carpet, or creating a completely original design inspired by a child’s drawing, work of art, or a favorite motif from the room being decorated. Tufenkian’s proprietary T-Gallery computer design system allows customers to experiment with multiple design and color options, immediately providing color renderings that can then be woven into small strike-off samples. Completed custom rugs are normally delivered within three to six months.
Tufenkian London Showroom
Design Centre, Center Dome 3rd floor
Unit 315 Chelsea Design Center, Chelsea Harbour Lots Road
London, England SW10 0XE
Tel: +44 (0)20 7352 8183
Showroom hours: Monday - Friday 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Meet Our Staff
Robert McCalla, Showroom Manager
Robert has been with Tufenkian since opening the Tufenkian Carpets London Ltd showroom in September 2010. Coming from a Luxury Fashion background, at first for Hermes for over four years and then moving on to work for Andrew Martin International, he was ecstatic to have the opportunity to open Tufenkian’s first London showroom. With a flare and attention to detail, he works very closely with all Interiors designers, Architects and end users. He takes a professional and confident approach to advising all international clients on design concepts, and project management from start to finish, as well overseeing the final installation. He is enthusiastic and passionate about Tufenkian’s high quality designs and unmatched production processes, with such a wide range of designs and finishes to choose from he expertly directs clients to what best suits their scheme and budget requirements.
Marija Tuzova, Account Manager
Marija joined the Tufenkian London team in 2016. Originally from Lithuania, Marija has worked with the design trade for several years since she arrived in London. Starting as a senior sales associate at luxury furniture maker Simon Horn, Marija cultivated an excellent client base. After moving to Baker showroom in the Design Center Chelsea Harbour, Marija continued to expand her product knowledge and client base. Marija’s strong sales skills and commitment to providing the finest level of service to her clients will help us to continue to build our business in the London market.