Textures Atelier

Textures Atelier specializes in bespoke hand-crafted rugs, sustainable unique textile goods, intentional interior spaces, color and creative wellbeing consultations, happenings and retreats.

Weaving stories of connection from Artisan to client, we celebrate people’s unique stories with the creative collaboration of old-world craftsmanship and innovative modern design. We create products with soul, beauty, and echoes of distant lands and times.

We are committed to supporting the communities where our products are made. Textures Atelier is a member of Good Weave, an organization committed to ending child labor globally in the rug industry.

Paula Lajaunie Viscogliosi is the founder and creative director of Textures Atelier.

Textures Atelier has creative studio locations in New York City, Southampton, and Connecticut.

She has been a leader in the CT area founding a nonprofit, Imagine Mainstreet as a vehicle to catalyze more vibrancy in the downtown district through cultural arts events and community public art projects. She also founded an entrepreneurship center. Paula is also actively involved in creative arts, wellness, and mindfulness organizations in NYC and the Hamptons.

About Paula Lajaune Viscogliosi

Paula has over 25 years of experience in the design world. She opened her first design gallery in Soho in 1992 specializing in handwoven custom rugs.

She partnered with designers and architects and Diurne Rugs and their projects were widely published. She founded Textures Design Boutique in 2003 on the Upper East Side of Manhattan specializing in handwoven rugs, Interior Design, and sourcing hand-crafted unique objects from around the world.

Paula subsequently focused on the historic restoration and interior design of the Cheney mansions in CT. Paula directs events and retreats at the Silk House at Philip Cheney Mansion in Connecticut. www.philipcheneymansionct.com She has been a philanthropic leader in the CT area founding creative arts organizations and an entrepreneurship center. Paula is also actively involved with philanthropic organizations in New York City and the Hamptons.

Tapestry Circles

Paula offers individual color and authentic design consultations to help bring new life and meaning into your home, reflective of one’s inner journey, purpose, and intention.

Paula also facilitates group circles focused on intentional well-being, authenticity coming home to oneself, and purposeful living.

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