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 Image Art Direction: Ali Cindoruk, Photography: Robert Huber


Dhoku is a dedicated group lead by Mehmet Gureli producing contemporary rough-hewn, flat-weave rugs.

A collaboration with Dhoku to produce ‘a really good rug,’ is an attempt to understand an age-old tradition and to contribute to it with a careful sense of today.

The limitations the traditional flat-weaving brings on patterns are challenging; unlike designing carpets, anything is not possible. Therefore the process turns into a curious study of ourselves to develop designs where the limits are the human eyes and hand working with sheep yarn, giving it its best, to make a rug that finds its place today.

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Selva Gürdoğan, Gregers Tang Thomsen, Sabrina Gehrig, Burcu Gulmen

Type: Design
Size: 1.350 m2
Client: Dhoku
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Status: Completed