Artist Alexandra Kehayoglou Creates Rugs Inspired by Argentina’s Diverse Landscape

Textile artist Alexandra Kehayoglou creates natural landscapes of her native Argentina. Her chosen locations are often ones attached to political controversies, such as the Santa Cruz River, or regions dramatically altered by human action, like the Raggio creek. Kehayoglou uses her craft for a chance as a call for environmental consciousness, embedding her memory and explore of the disappearing...

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Ukraine’s Traditional Rugs Go Modern With Pokémon, Star Wars Patterns

Kiev-based workshop ‘OLK manufactory’ has created a series of traditional Ukrainian rugs that you’ll want to collect – or catch, rather. The rugs feature colours and geometric shapes alongside images of pop culture characters such as Pikachu, Yoda, and Homer Simpson. If you look closely, you can even see Poké Balls woven into mesmerising patterns. More: Instagram h/t:

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SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2018/12/ukraines-traditional-rugs-go-modern-with-pokemon-star-wars-patterns/