30 January 2013 - Award Handover
Nakara carpets Design Competition held in November 2012

Nakara carpets handed over the award for Mr. Leon du Plessis, the Winner of the Design competition. Nakara manufactured a carpet with his winning design. Now the tailor-made carpet was ready for collection for Mr du Plessis at the Nakara factory shop in Somerset West Business Park.

His Design “Stumps” was outstanding amongst all the others in the competition.
It combines nature with art. The colour scheme is very modern, on fashion and still timeless.

2012 Nakara Carpets Design WInner

Mrs Ute Hennings (owner Nakara carpets) and Mr Leon du Plessis (winner)

Nakara carpets would also like to announce the 2nd and 3rd winner and
surprise them with a 30% Discount Voucher for their next order with Nakara carpets.

2nd Prize Winner - NAKARA 2012 Design Competition

2nd winner Kaitlin van der Bijl with “HAPPY HIPPO”
The mother Wanda was handing in the design on behalf of her.
It is a fickle coloured design with a positive vibrancy.

3rd Prize Winner - NAKARA Carpets Design Competition 2012

3rd winner is Nicky Mullinos with “Branches2”
This design broadcasts balance, peace and silence.

Nakara carpets’ Design Competition was running until
the 26th of November under the following rules:

Design must be own artwork
Free choice of colours and shape
Size is limited to 6m²

Ute Hennings (Owner Nakara carpets) said:

‘We were surprised and happy to have motivated so many
participants with our Competition. We received 78 carpet designs”

The Jury: “the variety of ideas and designs were surprising.”

Oona Sheepers - Leading Interior Designer for Porsche, Audi and Volkswagen/ Germany

Henry C. Brinker - Cultural manager and Journalist/ Germany

Ute Hennings - Designer and owner of Nakara carpets/ South Africa

New shop and Showroom

Shop Opening 17. November 2012 10 am-5 pm

Special offers on exhibition carpets
25% discount for all orders until 30th November 2012
watch our craftsmen at work

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We are proud to have completed the following order:

Designing and manufacturing the wall to wall carpet for the historical bedroom of Emperor Napoleon I/ Napoleon Bonaparte 1769-1821 for the Longwood House Museum on St. Helena Island.

We have finalised the manufacturing process and have sent the carpets to St. Helena by ship.

Working on the Custom made carpet for Napoloen Bonaparte Bedroom - Museum on St. Helena Island

Drtail of Custom made carpet for Napoloen Bonaparte Bedroom