NEON / RUGS / TAIPING / 2016
Neon is a rug collection made with the famous carpet manufacturer Tai Ping from Hong Kong.
Made out of 100% hand tufted wool this collection has been thought to show off the particular knowhow of the craftsmen in the making of subtle gradients of colours but also their ability to carve the wool to create some relief.
The design of the two NEON rugs was inspired by the lights of the city by night and the use of neon lights in contemporary art.
The relief made by the carved wool and the color shading gives the impression of a glowing neon lying on the ground.
With this very simple association Neon rug seems to be a luminous object only made out of wool
You get the impression of walking on neon tubes with no fear of breaking it.