bouroullec brothers: losanges bouroullec brothers: losanges
jan 12, 2011

bouroullec brothers: losanges

‘losanges’ by the bouroullec brothers for nanimarquina all images courtesy of the bouroullec brothers

‘losanges’ is a new rug collection designed by the french-based bouroullec brothers (erwan and ronan bouroullec) for spanish brand nanimarquina.

intrigued by traditional persian rugs and the ‘kilim savoir-fair’ which the designers consider to be a delicate mix of rusticity and fineness, the ‘losanges’ project is carried out by craftsmen in northern pakistan who weave the rug’s thirteen colors into a geometrical rhombus shape. ‘losanges’ is crafted by hand, and the afghan wool used to craft it is hand spun, allowing for particular color tones to be highlighted, making each one a unique piece.

the ‘losanges’ collection will be on show at the ninmarquina booh at the maison et objet in paris from january 21st to 25th, 2011.

the rug takes on a geometrical rhombus shape

varying diamonds of color cover the surface area of the rug

full-scale sketch

the traditional rugs of pakistan and ‘losanges’ which share the same craftsmanship and intensity of color

the rugs are made using handspun afghan wool and are handwoven by crafstmen in northern pakistan

  • i like.

    Darija says:
  • awesome

    asinh says:
  • colour theraphy..beautifull

    agnes de says:
  • oh these are so beautiful! they resonate so purely of the culture, but they also suit any space. authentic. colorful. playful.

    christina says:
  • beautiful!!!!

    Hemali says:
  • project is carried out
    by craftsmen in northern pakistan.
    afghan wool used
    to craft it is hand spun.
    =losanges rug.

    Wait wut ? 😀

    elle says:
  • very beautiful – do the ‘craftsmen’ have names?

    marney says:
  • When other simply try(and try really hard) some other simply create… beauty 🙂

    AnDiAdo says:

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