Losanges Rugs by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec
by Harry / January 12, 2011


Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec will be showing their new rug collection, called Losanges, at Maison & Objet later this month.



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Designed for Spanish brand nanimarquina, the rugs are inspired traditional Persian rugs and are made by craftsmen in Pakistan.


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Say Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, "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 project carried through by the craftsmen of Northern Pakistan who managed to skillfully combine thirteen colors through the geometrical rhombus shape."


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"As well as being crafted by hand, the Afghan wool is also spun by hand, which allows for some unique color tones to be highlighted. This subtly random technique makes each lozenge slightly different and each rug, a unique piece."


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+ bouroullec.com
+ nanimarquina.com


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