Fiber Optic Rug

July 3, 2008

Hand-tufted wool rug with fiber optics

Influenced by an apprenticeship in Japan, designer Jody Harrow developed Groundplans, a floor-covering collection consisting of hand-tufted wool rugs with integrated fiber optics. Her Celestial Night rug features Ursa Major and its surrounding constellations, and the stars are encrusted with fiber-optic strands that shine against the backdrop of the dark wool.

Contact: Jody Harrow, New York, NY, USA.

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