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Rugs That Look Like The Earth As Seen From Your Window Seat

Rugs That Look Like The Earth As Seen From Your Window Seat

There’s something about seeing the developed world from 6000m that’s absolutely mesmerising — like a fascinating map you can’t stop poring over, despite knowing it by heart. Architect Florian Pucher has taken those magical views and recreated them as hand-tufted wool rugs.

Turn Google Earth Images Into All-Terrain Area Rugs

Turn Google Earth Images Into All-Terrain Area Rugs

We’ve seen rugs that let you cruise through the cosmos in your slippers, but these lovely floor coverings take a more terrestrial approach. Each of the one-meter-square samples is hand-tufted to depict a small glimpse of the world as viewed from Google Earth.

LED Carpets Guarantee You’ll Never Get Lost In An Airport Again

LED Carpets Guarantee You’ll Never Get Lost In An Airport Again

With a development that will surely appeal to airports, Philips has announced a partnership with flooring manufacturer Desso to produce a light transmissive LED-powered carpet that can be used to display warning messages, directions, or even fancy glowing designs. And airports are just the tip of the glowy-floor iceberg.