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Nodus Folklore collection designed by Jaime Hayon

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apanese and Afghanistan Folklore by Nodus are two tapestry rugs inspired by the folklore of two different faraway lands. Both designs are by Jaime Hayon: “I wanted to explore cultural folklore through art and textiles”, he explains. And we think that the narrative of these textiles is extremely successful. 

  • What is it? Japanese and Afghanistan Folklore by Nodusare two hand-knotted tapestry rugs, inspired by the folklore of Japan and Afghanistan.
  • What is special about it? Japanese and Afghanistan Folklore are handmade, they are manufactured following traditional weaving techniques; each symbol and drawing recalls a specific folk tale. Indeed, their energy is fiery.  
  • How is it made? Japanese is in silk and wool, Afghanistan Folklore is in wool. Both styles are hand-knotted.
  • Who is it by? Jaime Hayon is a Spanish artist and designer, born in 1974. Hayon likes to blow his public’s mind with a unique and unconventional style. His creative vision goes beyond the boundaries of art, graphics and design; transforming aged old traditions and craftsmanship in limited edition pieces and contemporary designs.
  • We have chosen it because… Hayon’s whimsical styleis sodramatic and bubbly that it’s impossible not to be stunned by it. And with these two pieces, you’ll be transported to the vibrancy of ancient Afghanistan and the Zen beauty of Japan. You’ll immediately feel like in a dream. 
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