About Us

Esti Barnes is the multi-award-winning creative head and founder of Topfloor at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour. The company designs and produces distinctive hand-made rugs and carpets for the most prestigious residential, hospitality and marine projects world-wide. Topfloor also offers its own broadloom carpet collections as well as an exclusive and customisable range of engineered wood flooring. We design and make hand-knotted, hand-tufted and hand-woven rugs in different varieties of wool such as alpaca, Merino wool, mohair and pashmina as well as silk, Tencel, bamboo, banana silk, art silk, viscose, metal yarns and natural fibres, such as linen and allo. We also make hand-woven outdoor rugs in manmade water proof materials. Our rugs are custom-made but we also carry inventories for immediate requirements. Short lead-times when required. Clients can choose from the extensive catalogue of our designs, or we can develop designs unique to their project.


What services do you provide?

Rugs, Carpets, Runners and Wood Flooring

How would you describe your style?

"Contemporary."

Please describe a recently completed project or tell us about the bespoke service that you offer

"We were working on a fabulous New England home outside Boston with a delightful client, who asked me if I could make an ottoman with an antique Persian kilim design she had fallen in love with, as a cover. She also added that everyone else had declined the job. I love challenging projects, where we can realise the client’s dream, so we ended up making the kilim, the ottoman and a number of pashmina and alpaca rugs. She was so thrilled that she sent me a very sweet hand-written thank you note. 

We frequently work on collaborations with artists including calligrapher Hassan Massoudy and Nicolas Galtier. We are currently focusing on a brand new collection in conjunction with an American artist, which will be launched at the London Design Festival 2020."

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