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Design Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec
100% hand spun Afghan wool, Kilim technique
Handmade by Nanimarquina
The Lattice collection springs from the organic imagination of the Bouroullec brothers. The basic pattern, rhythmically reproduced, gives rise to a harmonic succession of colors. Balance, proportion and irregularity are the key elements in the controlled disorder that transforms Lattice into a unique creation.
"Rugs are commonly designed as a surface on which a pattern is distributed. However in the case of Lattice, the pattern is defined as a constructive system to generate the form of the rug itself. The system of colored bands, in which pattern, form and color are linked in an intimate manner, creates a different scope." - Explain Bouroullec.
Originating from Afghanistan's native sheep, this wool's fiber, called Ghazni, is famous for reaching 30cm long. This exceptional length and its slightly undulating and thin structure provides a high resistance and special softness. Like the other wools, it is an elastic fibre that ages well, which combined with its beauty makes it ideal for weaving carpets.
Kilim is a technique which uses a manual loom to create fabrics which mix bright sections of color. Knotted by hand, this process produces flat rugs with irregularities caused by the manual twisting of the wool thread. It is characterized by geometric motifs.
Nanimarquina was founded in 1987 focusing on offering rugs to a world that is interested in creativity, quality and innovation. Today, Nanimarquina is one of the leading companies in the contemporary rugs sector. Under the premise of "reuse, reduce, recycle", they pay the utmost attention to caring for and preserving the environment that surrounds us. All of their rugs are hand made in countries with great traditions of craftsmanship. Nanimarquina also guarantees that no child labor is used in the manufacturing of their rugs. They also collaborate actively with organizations to further improve standards of living for those directly involved in the process of producing their rugs.
The Lattice rugs are handmade with a kilim technique using 100% Afghan wool. This collection can be made in custom sizes respecting the original proportions of the standard size.
lattice small: 2'8" w | 4'3" L | total height: 4mm
lattice medium: 4'10" w | 7'10" L | total height: 4mm
lattice large: 6'1" w | 9'10" L | total height: 4mm
lattice x-large: 8'1" w | 13'1" L | total height: 4mm