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A Vintage Rug Covers the Interior of a Mercedes in Opulent Patterns

 Design #cars #rugs April 18, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Mikael Kennedy, shared with permission After spending a few years hauling and selling antique rugs from its trunk, a vintage Mercedes underwent a lavish makeover with one of the plush textiles. A project of photographer and designer Mikael Kennedy, the luxury model is …

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Ornate Rugs by Artist Faig Ahmed Ooze Onto the Floor in Drippy Fabric Puddles

 Art #glitch #rugs #sculpture #textiles November 18, 2021 Grace Ebert All images courtesy of Sapar Contemporary, shared with permission Azerbaijani artist Faig Ahmed (previously) has amassed a staggering archive of sculptural carpets that blur the boundaries of digital distortion and traditional craft techniques. Often monumental in scale, his fringed rugs are woven with classic, …

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Life-Sized Wildlife Protrude from Ornate Rugs in Perspective-Bending Sculptures

 Art #animals #carpets #rugs #sculpture #textiles March 29, 2021 Anna Marks “Persian Kangaroo.” All images © Debbie Lawson, shared with permission A new menagerie of polar bears, stags, and kangaroos resemble typical wildlife except for the fact that they’re literally swept under the carpet, their features hidden from view. These towering sculptural forms are …

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Lush Tufted Tapestries Document Ecological Changes in Argentina’s Landscapes

 Art Craft Design #Argentina #carpets #landscapes #rugs #tapestry #textiles March 25, 2021 Anna Marks All images © Alexandra Kehayoglou, shared with permission Designer Alexandra Kehayoglou (previously) creates exquisite pieces of flowing textiles that reference the rugged landscapes of her homeland, Argentina. In the creation of each tapestry, Kehayoglou transforms surplus carpet fabric into natural …

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