As a follow on to our piece about American carpet manufacturer turned hunting apparel makers C. H. Masland of Pennsylvania, we’d like to share some recent additions. Unlike other outdoor clothing companies, Masland came to it relatively late, and almost by accident. They had a wartime contract for canvases, clothing and tent awnings, but their main business had always been carpet manufacturing.
Design studio Producks partnered with hand-woven carpet manufacturer Jaipur Rugs on a rug that blends tradition with modern ideas. From far off, the Scales Rug looks like a traditional oriental carpet design, just like what inspired it, but upon closer inspection, you notice that it’s actually made up of overlapping natural wool felt scales.
Estudio Guto Requena partnered with luxury carpet manufacturer Tai Ping to create, Tea Hug, a carpet designed through a process that combines memory, music, and traditional Chinese manufacturing with new digital technologies