Over the past decade or so, Kyle Bunting has been working with cow hides to create interesting rugs, wall coverings, furniture and art. Located in Spicewood, Texas, Kyle and his team work have worked with contributing designers, such as Neri & Hu, DB Kim and Ryan Brewer, to name a few, to put together thousands of looks for residential and commercial interiors. Recognized foremost for their collection of luxury hide carpets and wall coverings, the company also supplies hides for architectural and upholstery applications.
A carpet made of loops from conductive thread. By standing on it, your body acts as an antenna. The carpet picks up the radio waves, which your body receives and makes them hearable. When walking on the carpet you can tune it to a certain frequency, like the tuner of a radio.
French design student François Mangeol has designed Occidorient, an interpretation of a Persian carpet that features Times New Roman letters. The design makes use of the ubiquitous typeface to create a pattern similar to those found on traditional carpets.
These 3D area rugs bring a new dimension to floor coverings. The Terra carpet by Stepevi has a luxurious, thick pile, which allows it to be shaped with grooves and valleys. “Valleysa” is a deliberate term, shaped so deep that you can appreciate it from across the room. As the company says, “the world is not flat, why should a rug be! The color choices range from light to dark grey, purple and ocean-inspired azure each earthy, and true to the Terra concept. These 3D rugs are made of 75 percent polyester and 25 percent wool.