September 27, 2017

5 Graphic Rugs

1. Designer: Frank Gehry for Ferreira de Sá.

Product: Doodle.

Standout: An ink and watercolor sketch by the Gehry Partners founder has been realized in hand-tufted wool, right down to his signature in the corner. 

2. Designer: Jan Kath of Jan Kath Design.

Product: Boro Dress 20.

Standout: The Japanese 17th-century technique for patching kimonos finds its contemporary echo in a rug knotted from wool, silk, and nettle fibers. 

3. Designer: Justina Blakeney for Loloi Rugs.

Product: Kalliope.

Standout: Known for her bohemian style and Jungalow blog, this designer reinterpreted Moroccan tribal wool rugs in durable polyester.

Photography by Laura Dart.

4. Designer: Hopie and Lily Stockman of Block Shop.

Product: Temple.

Standout: Though this rug is woven and dyed by hand in an Indian desert, it was an American artist, Sol LeWitt, who inspired the California sisters. 

5. Designer: Coco for Capel.

Product: Color Block.

Standout: The anonymous Los Angeles blogger behind Cococozy further delves into flooring with a heathered take on neutrals, rendered in pure wool. 

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