Malene B Custom Handmade Carpets is built around the talent and vision of its principal designer and namesake, Malene Barnett. Malene b, is a Brooklyn-based carpet and textiles designer with a multi-disciplinary background in textile arts, painting and illustration from New York's, Fashion Institute of Technology. For more than a decade, Malene b has created carpets for industry professionals and private label brands. Now, having launched Malene B- Custom Handmade Carpets, her personal collections are available to the trade in showrooms across the US and Canada. And, her work has been featured in a wide array of national and international publications including: Interior Design, New York Magazine and Hospitality Design.
As it is of the utmost importance for Malene b to be socially conscious in all her endeavors, she proudly supports Goodweave and Aid to Artisans in their quest to eliminate child labor practices, provide education and preserve handmade crafts in Africa, Asia and South America.