Join 3,424 readers in helping fund MetaFilter (Hide)

8 posts tagged with rugs. (View popular tags)
Displaying 1 through 8 of 8. Subscribe:

Related tags:
+ (5)
+ (4)


Rugs of War

Afghan war rugs Traditional rug-making techniques meet contemporary political imagery. See also the 'Rugs of War' project.
posted by infini on Mar 27, 2014 - 13 comments

Temporary Contemporary Carpets

Need a new rug? Behold: The pasta carpet, the toy soldier carpet, the plastic fork carpet, and others at We Make Carpets.
posted by Xurando on Nov 29, 2010 - 31 comments

New Furniture Design Ideas

Modern Furniture Designs. Innovative and unique furniture has twists and turns, literal and conceptual ways of breaking from contemporary conventions and modern regularity. These creative furniture designs go beyond merely innovative, crossing boundaries of industrial, furniture and architectural design, using new methods and materials along the way.
posted by netbros on Aug 9, 2009 - 15 comments

Modernising traditional motifs - and a mystery for militaria buffs …

Rugs of War :: "The traditional knotted rugs made by the semi-nomadic Baluch people of northern Afghanistan are famous for their distinctive designs, their rich yet subdued palette and the quality of their construction and materials, which feature traditional patterns and motifs. The “war rug” is an evolution of these Baluch rugs through the inclusion of militaria and other references to the experience of war and conflict in the region. These significant changes became apparent almost immediately after the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979, when rug-makers began incorporating complex imagery of war planes, helicopters, machine guns, maps and texts into their designs."
posted by anastasiav on Jan 8, 2007 - 9 comments

Masterpiece Persian Carpets

WEALTH OF KINGS Very nice collection of rare and beautiful works of the rug weavers art,including fascinating history of the middle east.
posted by hortense on Jul 26, 2006 - 7 comments

exquisite gifts for: motor home owners

Are singing plastic fish too subtle for you? Own a Motor Home or Drive a Semi? Try Road Kill Rugs. They're Made in the USA from synthetic fur and come in such animal varieties as Bunny, Skunk, and Other. Warning: Queen MIDI and yellow text on white background.
posted by Arch Stanton on Feb 18, 2005 - 3 comments

Step on it!!

Art to walk on: Persian carpets are beautiful, exotic, and affordable, with a long, colorful history. I've turned my apartment into a palace. (That's me on the right.)
posted by Floydd on Nov 29, 2004 - 8 comments

War Rugs

War Rugs woven by Afghanis often depict tanks, planes and guns, but a new set of imagery has appeared recently: the WTC in flames. More in this Forbes article.
posted by me3dia on Feb 10, 2004 - 11 comments

Page: 1