Delinear Inc. is a San Francisco based manufacturer of modern hand-knotted rugs. Chris Baisa is the founder of Delinear design; he has long been inspired and driven by the history, philosophies and processes involved in the design process. Over the past 15 years he has produced hand crafted home furnishings under the Delinear name for retail stores and private clients. With an intense love of modern design and a desire to create new furniture designs true to the ideals of the past, Chris Baisa founded Delinear in 1995.
Under the Delinear name has designed several past furniture collections for Mike Furniture, the “On Land” collection of hand knotted Tibetan rugs for Elson & Company, the “Toledo” lighting collection for Seascape, the Moran dining table and bench for the Limn Design Collection and the now classic “Gridloc” table design for Pure Design of Canada.
The spring 0f 2003 marked the launch of the Delinear hand-knotted rug collection designed by Chris Baisa. The entire collection reflects the same devotion to timeless modern aesthetics, attention to detail and classic beauty. The inspiration of the Delinear collection is mainly drawn from modern architecture and modern art. With this in mind, the goal is to create great timeless modern rug designs that work in a variety of settings and environments.
His “Passage” rug design was named one of the twenty best designs of 2000 by Interior Design magazine.