Emma head shot
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.
Ameoba Squared in Pink and Orange
Ameoba Squared
Centered Squares in Earth
Centered Squares
Fishtail in Chocolate
Peony in Fiery Orange
Tiny Stripes in Chocolate
Tiny Stripes
Swirl in Leather
Rebound in Mixed Grapes
Rebound in Cream Rabbit
Kaleidoscope in Orange
Green Rectangles in Green
Green Rectangles
Glimpse Flower in Citron
Glimpse Flower
Fuchsia in Stone
Flowers on Water in Plum Kitten
Flowers on Water
Flowers on Water in Fog
Flowers on Water