Award winning designer Emma C. Gardner, chief designer and principal at emma gardner design, has been creating striking and vibrant rugs for consumers, interior designers and architects since 2002. After a successful career as an editor and illustrator, Gardner now applies her celebrated sense of color and composition to original rugs that are available through 47 showrooms throughout North America.
Editors often articulate home and style trends by showing her work, which has appeared in leading design and fashion magazines including Elle Decor, House Beautiful, Interior Design, Better Homes & Gardens, Traditional Home, Elle, Glamour, Dwell, Luxe, Magazine and COVER. Gardner has received Interior Design magazine’s Best of Year, an America’s Magnificent Carpet Award, IIDEX/Neocon Innovation and Neocon Gold Awards for her rug and fabric designs.
Emma lives and works in Petaluma, CA with her husband, Patrick, who is president of the company, and their daughter and son. Currently, when not creating for the home, Emma is in the studio preparing mixed media works of fine art for an exhibition slated for 2016.