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Handmade Floor Rugs in the Shape of Your Favorite Foods by SurfaceWerks (9 pics)

Wisconsin-based artist and educator Carly Dellger started her Etsy shop SurfaceWerks in 2012, a store dedicated to her crochet rugs in the shape of avocados, cacti, and sunny-side up eggs. Each of Dellger’s rugs is an original design and created without a pattern to ensure that each piece is completely unique. You can pick from one of these handmade designs, or request a custom rug on SurfaceWerks’ site .)

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Handmade Floor Rugs in the Shape of Your Favorite Foods by SurfaceWerks (9 pics)

Elaborate Hand-Painted Persian Carpets by Jason Seife (7 pics)

In this new series of paintings, Miami-based artist Jason Seife deftly renders the intricate patterns of old Persian carpets with a mixture of acrylic and ink. While the paintings utilize familiar motifs in rug design like leaves and geometric shapes, Seife introduces colors not normally associated with the heavy textiles, creating his own interpretations that reflect his mood or thoughts while executing the painting. Via Robert Fontaine Gallery : What initially drew him to these works was not only the aesthetic but the dense history and meaning behind the imagery..

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Elaborate Hand-Painted Persian Carpets by Jason Seife (7 pics)

Faig Ahmed Creates Glitched-Out Contemporary Rugs from Traditional Azerbaijani Textiles (9 pics)

Faig Ahmed  distorts the patterns of traditional Azerbaijani rugs, dimantling their structure in order to build compositions that trick the eye by appearing to melt off the wall. By rearticulating the original design, he creates contemporary sculptural forms that look like digital glitches, patterns flatlining halfway through a tapestry or gradually morphing into a digital mosaic. Ahmed explains that his fascination for textiles stems from their historical value, humanity utilizing fabric for nearly the entire length of human history.)

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Faig Ahmed Creates Glitched-Out Contemporary Rugs from Traditional Azerbaijani Textiles (9 pics)

One-of-Kind Wool Rug Artworks by Alexandra Kehayoglou Mimic Rolling Pastures and Mossy Textures (12 pics)

Using scraps leftover thread from her family’s carpet factory in Buenos Aires, artist Alexandra Kehayoglou embarks on a laborious hand-tufting process to fabricate wool carpets and rugs that mimic natural textures like moss, water, trees, and pastures. The carpets balance form and function and can powerfully transform an entire room into a lush meadow dotted with pools of water and tufts of grass. Many of her works even function as part tapestry and flow from walls to floor, or work as covers for chairs or stools. You can find more of Kehayoglou’s carpet creations on Instagram , Artsy , and on her website . (via Faith is Torment )

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One-of-Kind Wool Rug Artworks by Alexandra Kehayoglou Mimic Rolling Pastures and Mossy Textures (12 pics)