Ethical Rugs by GAN Make Any Space Cosy (Photo)

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Today FEED, the international blogger meeting at the Valencia Design Week, took us on a pleasant visit to GAN, Gandia Blascos' rug showroom. Laura Mora explained us how all their rugs are hand-made under fair-trade conditions in India with 100% natural materials. For the new season they re-did Patricia Urquiola's Mangas in natural colours and introduced a great collection of 3D rug products to create cosy spaces.GAN SPACES

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These models with reversible patterns can be assembled to create comfortable areas in living rooms as well as public spaces. The pattern does not just come as a flat rug but as cushions and square poufs to rearrange as you please.


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This is definitely my favourite, although probably not in white to make sure it lasts longer. Thick plaits create a beautifully textured 100% woollen rug that comes in 3 different colours.


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Different patterns are achieved by hand-knotting wool and cotton into a high-quality rug, designed by Japanese architect Nendo.


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Original colourful rugs that plays with textures a lot, designed by Sandra Figuerola.

More from Valencia Design Week 2011:
LZF Lamps, A Charming Visit To Their Factory
Dvelas. From Boat Sails To Furniture
Sonno, The Slow Alarm Clock Lets You Sleep The Hours You Need
Fresh Products from Valencia; These Designers Know How to Upcycle
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