Our Team

We thought it was only right if we introduced our team to our lovely clients so that you can put some faces to the names. 

With over 25 years in the rug industry, The Rug Collective co-founder Bilal Tahmazoglu brings expertise in making sure that each rug is up to our high standard. He is the main buyer and has travelled worldwide to guarantee that only the best materials are used in creating our quality area rugs. If there is ever a quality control issue, you can be sure that Bilal is on it!

Faiaz Seddiq, co-founder of The Rug Collective is responsible for ensuring that TRC stays at the forefront, implementing strategy and managing execution. With over a decade of experience in the eCommerce space, his focus is driving growth across all global regions, expanding into new markets. Faiaz lives and breathes strategic growth.

Liam and Olivia are our styling and design team who work closely with Faiaz and Bilal in designing our products and ensuring that they are what our customers want. Their roles are primarily in making sure that we are keeping up to date with trends and picking out the colors of our rugs accordingly. We all know how important the perfect colors andthe perfect design are and both Liam and Olivia are to thank for each of our gorgeous designs!

Emily is our customer service superstar who some of you may already know! She looks after our customers and is incharge of making sure each and every single customer is happy with their purchase and here to help you out if you have any questions, whether it’s about your order, general product questions or even some styling advice! 

Betul is our in-house photographer who is responsible for making sure each of our machine washable rugs looks as beautiful as possible. With over 6 years of rug photography experience, she is one of the best in our business.

Zeynep is our marketing coordinator who looks after our social media channels.