FORME RugsDesign: Arthur Arbesser (2022)
What unites Wittmann and cc-tapis reveals itself immediately: a feel for taking traditions forward into a new era, the uncompromising commitment to exceptional quality and an unmistakable identity that is rooted in a consistent profession of belief in authentic handcraftsmanship.
Traditional rugmaking is a handicraft that is a very close relative of weaving or saddlemaking. So it comes as a logical step for Wittmann - that started off more than 120 years ago as saddlery - to launch its own rug collection. Designed by Arthur Arbesser and handmade by cc-tapis, the four large-format rugs that make up the FORME collection lay like artworks in a room. SCALA, SELLA, CHESS and BLOCK clearly reference the characteristic contours of Viennese Modernism and Art Nouveau.
Made from the highest quality wool and silky soft Tencel™ fibre, the rugs are hand-tufted in India using traditional artisanal techniques. For ach rug, selected raw materials are measured and dyed in an approach specifically designed to conserve resources.
|FORME Rug Collection:|
|BLOCK||230 x 300cm in “Multicolor”|
|SCALA||200 x 300cm in “Bianco Latte & Nero” and “Blu & Oro”|
|CHESS||200 x 260cm in “Azzurro & Grigio Verde” as well as “Bianco & Nero” and “Bordeaux & Azzurro”|
|SELLA||90 x 260cm or 140 x 350cm in “Bianco, Nero & Oro”|