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Cosmic carpet

Cosmic carpet

I’m a sucker for films about outer space. From Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey to the Ridley Scott’s Prometheus and Alien, and more recently – Gravity (to mention a but a few).

This beautiful “Spacecrafted” rug featured at May Design Series DX Freight exhibition, designed by Jan Kath for Front London would bring a cosmic touch to your front room.

Inspired by images of space from the Hubble telescope, the bespoke rug is hand-knotted using silk and wool. The impression of gas clouds, asteroid nebulae and depth is created with a palette of more than 60 colours altered knot-by-knot. With more than 150-200 knots per square inch, its a technical masterpiece in rug design and real collectors piece.

Where can I get one?

Front London now have a series of these rugs about to land and are priced at £2380 per sq m.
Their showroom is at 20 Bruton Place, London, W1J 6LY. See www.wearefront.com for more info.

Spacecrafted rug by Jan Kath for Front London
Spacecrafted rug by Jan Kath for Front London

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