Shapeshifter rug by Michael Rowan and Azmas Rugs

Dezeen Showroom: Indian rug model Azmas Rugs has tailored an paintings by pc scientist Michael Rowan into the Shapeshifter rug, which has an evolving sample of tiles.

The Shapeshifter rug was additionally partly knowledgeable by artist MC Escher’s Metamorphosis prints, during which animal types emerge from inflexible geometric patterns and structure professor William Huff’s Parquet Deformations – a drafting train requiring the creation of evolving tesselations.

The Shapeshifter rug options an evolving sample

Equally, Rowan’s “math artwork”, created by code within the software program PostScript, contains a sample of two interlocking tiles that change in form.

Azmas Rugs founder Azmi Merican wrote to Rowan for permission to adapt his paintings right into a rug, which was then produced by weavers working by hand on looms in Rajasthan, India.

Shapeshifter rug by Michael Rowan and Azmas Rugs
The rug was made by artisans in India

Merican selected a flatweave construction to finest present the sharp strains of the sample and utilized a gradient of colors to additional add to the sense of motion.

The Shapeshifter rug is a part of Azmas Rugs’ Evolving Patterns assortment. It’s woven in cotton however editions are doable in bamboo silk, a cotton-bamboo combine, silk or recycled PET.

Product: Shapeshifter
Designer: Michael Rowan
Model: Azmas Rugs
Contact: [email protected]

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