Posts tagged "carpet"
Rug Parquet by Front Design

Rug Parquet by Front Design

The design group Front presents Parquet – a new line of rugs and poufs for GAN at the IMM Cologne fair. The three colorful handcrafted kilims Tetragon, Rhomb and Hexagon were inspired by patterns of classic parquet flooring. The geometrical shapes and the colours create an illusion of depth in the pattern. The irregular outlines...
Plant a seed of form and function

Plant a seed of form and function

The new collection from Almedahls finds inspiration in colour tinges and mix of materials. Textiles with botanical silhouettes in fruity colours and carpets with influences from nature and its toning colour effects. This year Almedahls design studio has worked in collaboration with the designers Anna Kraitz, Iris Maschek and Pia Holm. Our focus is working with...
The Music Project by Todd Bracher

The Music Project by Todd Bracher

The Music Project by Todd Bracher is a visual interpretation of the universal language of music, a harmony of sound, design and science. Signifying a shift in the design process toward collective creativity, The Music Project engaged a web of disciplines: Brooklyn-based industrial designer Todd Bracher, a team of software engineers, the sounds of musicians,...
Wool rugs woven in Bedouin tradition

Wool rugs woven in Bedouin tradition

Origin part II: Balance consists of 7 wool area rugs, which are the result of a collaboration between Boaz Cohen and Sayaka Yamamoto of BCXSY and Lakiya Negev Weaving – an organization of Bedouin artisans, initiated by SIDREH, a non-profit organization focused on improving the socioeconomic situation of Bedouin women living in Israel’s Negav Desert....
Modern design meets local craftmanship

Modern design meets local craftmanship

French designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec are presenting a new rug collection, called Losanges, designed for the Spanish brand nanimarquina. We have always been captivated by the traditional Persian rug, especially by the very old kilim savoir-faire which we see as a delicate mix of rusticity and fineness. We have been lucky to see this...
18 years of playing

18 years of playing

The exhibition 18 YEARS OF PLAYING at The Design Museum in Gent, Belgium will be the biggest, but more important the nicest, retrospective about the work of Richard Hutten Studio, which was founded oktober 1991. Richard Hutten, a self declared Homo Ludens, will show a cross section of his work of the past 18 years, varying...
Tokyo Takushii by Claesson Koivisto Rune

Tokyo Takushii by Claesson Koivisto Rune

Designgalleriet in Stockholm is showing an exhibition called Tokyo Takushii by Swedish designers and architects Claesson Koivisto Rune. The exhibition started with a fascination for taxi cars in Tokyo and all three have a lot of photos from a lot of trips to the city. Out of hundreds of photos ten was chosen as sources...
Dan Golden wool rugs

Dan Golden wool rugs

Dan Golden is a New York based artist who has shown his playful yet sophisticated work in galleries for nearly a decade. In 2006 Dan Golden joined forces with interior designer Ford Lininger and together they created and developed a series of luxurious hand-tufted New Zealand wool carpets. The pattern of the carpets is based...
Tracks in the winter snow

Tracks in the winter snow

A nice, humorous and easy understandable rug I found over at the Yatzer blog. The inspiration came from witnessing tracks in the winter snow and the transitory quality emphasised by wind filling in the patterns at irregular intervals. I like it because of the simplicity and the cultural relevance it has at least to people...