2017 / Home Interior Products / Textiles/Floor Coverings / Professional

Vase - Orange

  • Prizes
    Bronze in Home Interior Products/Textiles/Floor Coverings
  • Company
    Ayka Design, United Kingdom
  • Lead Designer
    Karen Michelle Evans
  • Design Team
    Karen Michelle Evans
  • Client
    Ayka Design
  • Project Link

Innovated new techniques of twisted silk yarns
with long threads and flat looped knots are
combined with a traditional VASE design. It
explores new ways of using traditional silk
yarns and patterns with modern techniques. The
effect is that of an abstract design creating
the illusion it has faded in time over the

Upon closer viewing, the pattern disappears
almost magically. The design is then
transformed into a third dimension, one of
textures that creates shadows and movement by
the long yarns, whilst hidden behind is the
traditional vase design as it becomes a hidden

The rug design is woven in Tibetan knot to a
high quality of 100 knots only using the
highest quality of 100% Handspun silks. The
size is 9 feet x 12 feet.

Photo Credit: Ayka Design