This Soviet Carpet Beach Towel!

Because let’s face it: no beach outing is really complete without one. Continue reading »

Brussels Giant ‘Flower Carpet’ Has Japanese Theme

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Photo by Francois Lenoir / Reuters

Hundreds of thousands of begonias and dahlias will emblazon the Grand Place in Brussels this weekend for its 20th “Flower Carpet” display, which this year has a Japanese theme. Continue reading »

When A Simple Stain On The Carpet Turns Into So Much More

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It was just a simple stain on the carpet, but over time it became a memorial. Continue reading »

This Is A Carpet Made Of Vintage Jeans Labels

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Polytuft from Sweden creates carpets made of the leather patches from jeans. Each carpet is unique since all leather patches are taken from old and worn out jeans. Continue reading »

Candybar Carpet by Ine Van Den Elsen


Candybar Carpet, created by Ine Van Den Elsen, was commissioned by Slokdarm festival, Veghel, The Netherlands. And was exhibited in the old CHV factory just outside the city. Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: Comedy Carpet in Blackpool

The final touches are put to Comedy Carpet by Gordon Young. The installation on Blackpool’s promenade immortalises the UK’s favourite comedians and comic writers from the heyday of music hall to the present day. The artwork took five years to compete and features catchphrases, jokes and sketches, made up from more than 160,000 letters cut from black and red granite and cobalt blue concrete. (Christopher Furlong / Getty Images) Click image to zoom.

Photo of the Day: Roll Out the Red Carpet

A cleaning woman vacuums a red carpet as last preparations in front of the Presidential Palace in Warsaw, prior to the arrival of US President Barack Obama to Poland, on 27 May 2011. US president Obama is on a two-day working visit to Poland. The main topics of Obama’s talks with Polish politicians are to cover economic issues, including shale gas, security and the democratisation process in Northern Africa. EPA/BARTLOMIEJ ZBOROWSKI. Click to zoom.