Two (II) refers to community, the nucleus of the Cucuteni culture, and to dual concepts like feminine & masculine, positive & negative, one & together. It represents the strive we all have for togetherness and it’s the start of a community. Family and togetherness are the ideas that stand behind the collection, as Collection II positions the rug the central element of a home - a sacred space where connections are created and where family reunites to celebrate daily life.
The collection comprises four hand-tufted models made of 100% New Zealand wool with different pile heights and finishes. The patterns are highlighted by textured areas with loop and cut threads and are coloured in earthly hues of ochre, grey, khaki, blue or terracotta, inspired by natural elements like clay, metal, water and fire used in creating the artefacts of the Cucuteni people. The models play with shapes ranging from the organic form of the female body and the circular shape of an ancient assembly to the rectangular shape of a classic rug.
The collection will be introduced to a global audience during Maison et Objet, Paris in September 2017. All four models are available for orders with the designers and in selected interior design showrooms worldwide.
Collection II models:
COMMUNE - Is the circular gathering where everyone is equally protected and the life cycle is complete. “Commune” easily becomes the centrepiece of a space where family reunites to exchange stories at the end of a day.
MEANDER - Gives the sensation of movement through pattern and texture. It alludes to a meandering river or to life itself and to the fecundity of the snake symbol. “Meander” is the connecting element in a sophisticated interior.
DYAD - A team or a pair, dual elements will always be complementary and more powerful when they are together. “Dyad” is a strong model that eliminates the need to fill a space with unnecessary decorative elements.
HER - It’s “Her”: a goddess and a protector - she lends her organic shape to an object of desire. The natural tones make this rug subtle in appearance, yet powerful in meaning.
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