Dating all the way back to the Middle Ages, Flemish textiles have always had an excellent reputation throughout Europe. Neighbouring countries are in ore of the talent of Flemish weavers; no one can match their quality and beauty of material.
Within this natural talent of Flemish weavers their great carpet traditions continue to expand. The magnificent city of Kortrijk very quickly becomes the centre of this industry & birthplace of the Louis De Poortere textile company. Although Louis De Poortere was first established in 1929, it inherits a generations of knowledge dating as far back to 1859 from his family.
Louis De Poortere had an innate desire for continual innovation and company development within his trade, and continued to explore new horizons starting with designing carpets with Oriental patterns which immediately began to captivate the British market.
Year on year, Louis De Poortere diversifies, explores new production techniques and multiplies his creations constantly staying ahead in technology. As a modern day pioneer, designer and innovator, Louis De Poortere characterises his company with his desire for persistent progress and it's extensive machinery, which masters the most advanced techniques it enables the company to offer the world's most diversified range of products.
At RUGHAUS. we're extremely proud to be an authorised distributor of Louis De Poortere products. All material is purchased direct from their factory in Belgium and takes approximately 2-3 weeks for delivery.