Taylor van der Mandele

Vice President, Stark Studio Rugs

Taylor van der Mandele is the Vice President of Stark Studio Rugs, wholesale handmade rug company.


Prior to joining Stark Studio Rugs Taylor was the owner of specialty rug importer, AMS Imports. 


She comes from a family that took great interest in rugs and textiles, which she says primed her for a career in the industry.


Taylor received a BS from Cornell University and an MBA from University of Massachusetts Amherst.