— Playing With Tradition

Playing with Tradition is a series of oriental rugs by Dutch designer Richard Hutten, where the traditional patterns are stretched into stripes. The traditional ends of the rugs retain their decorative fringes while the contemporary sides have been cut off cleanly.

 

Via: Iain Claridge

— Neues Museum, Berlin

David Chipperfield, the London architect in charge of resuscitating Berlin’s Neues Museum – at a cost of some $255 million – has persevered through an 11-year effort (although, ordeal is perhaps the more apt word at this point).

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— Timorous Beasties

Noted for its surreal and provocative textiles and wallpapers, the design studio Timorous Beasties was founded in Glasgow in 1990 by Alistair McAuley and Paul Simmons, who met while studying textile design at Glasgow School of Art.

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