Pic of the Day: A Rug or a city Map?

Some architects do other types of design in their spare time. Like designing a rug.

From Wired

After creating stunning clothing, furniture, and accessories, architect Elena Manferdini decided to give carpets a try. Her colorful Urban Fabric rugs, made with hand-woven New Zealand wool, recall subway maps or urban grids. She adapted them from a series of abstract drawings, inspired by the work of famed Modernist architect Mies van der Rohe, she created for her Art Institute of Chicago exhibition Building Portraits.

This might be ok until the third martini takes hold. What do you think?


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