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Demonstrating The Art of Ulster

The Art of Ulster is based around utilising the large canvas that flooring offers to create bespoke carpet designs.

Two recent projects demonstrate this concept perfectly.

The Drake is synonymous with Chicago and decade after decade it has welcomed some of the world’s most famous names, including Princess Diana and Marilyn Monroe. Our custom carpet graces The Grand Ballroom, The French Room and the adjoining pre-function and it reflects our ability to create stunning bespoke carpet designs.

The Grand Ballroom Carpet at The Drake Hotel in Chicago

Our world-class design team created a bespoke carpet pattern that displays real artistry. From the balcony overlooking The Grand Ballroom you can see a custom carpet design that is impactful in its timeless elegance. But look closer, and you will see meticulous levels of detail.

Details of the Grand Ballroom carpet at The Drake Hotel in Chicago

At The Drake, the focus was on retaining the hotel’s sense of history and inimitable style but our work at Saint Kate the Arts Hotel in Milwaukee provided a completely different challenge.

This unique boutique arts hotel has been created by artists for artists and is a one-of-a-kind destination.

Saint Kate is not just a hotel. It has its own theatre and multiple gallery and exhibition spaces, with evocative art located at every turn. So, it was important that the flooring also had an artistic touch.

Carpet in the corridor and ballroom at St. Kate the Arts Hotel in Milwaukee

Using a common colour bank to create a sense of continuity, our bespoke carpets can be found from the lobby right through to the impressive Simone Ballroom. Transitions of textures and overlapping colours and patterns accentuate the hotel’s style without being overpowering, allowing the various art exhibitions to make the real impact.

The Drake and Saint Kate The Arts Hotel may be two very different venues but what they have in common is a distinctive design aesthetic that reflects their unique character.

The bespoke carpet solutions created by Ulster show the versatility of our designers. Our partnership approach is key to transforming design ideas into reality and the proof of this can be found in hotels, casinos and cruise ships across the world.

We combine the unique talents of our designers with patented weaving technology that gives them the freedom to express their creativity. Thanks to this weaving technology and the talents of our designers, there are no limits to the design possibilities that we can create!

Take a closer look at The Drake and Saint Kate The Arts Hotel in our Project Gallery