Portuguese artist Vanessa Barragão has invoked the otherworldly beauty of the sea for a new series of tapestries and rugs, like the Coral Reef Weaving series above. Below is a larger piece called Earth Rug:
Earth rug was a project developed for Milan Design Week 2017 and it's going to be exhibited in D/Dock design booth. Hand tufted in Tapetes Beiriz factory in Portugal, designed and finished by Vanessa Barragão. This rug was finished with carving and crochet applications in different parts, which makes this rug an artwork and unique piece with 4.50 meters of diameter.
Check out her Instagram for some cool recent monochrome pieces, as well as her Etsy shop.
• Vanessa Barragão (Behance via Instagram)
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