Dezeen’s top ten: rugs and blankets

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We've got all warm and cosy for this month's top ten, which is all about rugs and blankets.

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In first place are textiles woven from old newspapers by Dutch designer Greetje van Tiem.

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2: in second place is this rug made of wood-veneer offcuts by German design student Elisa Stroyzk.

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3: at number three is Global Warming Rug by Mexican design collective NEL, featuring a felt polar bear.

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4: Hella Jongerius' wall hangings for Ikea are our fourth most popular story about textiles.

5: in fifth place are Richard Hutten's Playing With Tradition rugs where traditional patterns are stretched into stripes.

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6: this cashmere blanket decorated with religious symbols by artist Damien Hirst is in sixth place.

7: seventh place goes to these wool blankets by Icelandic design collective Vík Prjónsdóttir.

8: this rug full of holes by Viennese designer Martin Mostböck was inspired by the scarred surface of the moon.

9: Flat Surgery, Mathieu Lehanneur's series of rugs depicting squashed vital organs are ninth most popular.

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10: tenth place goes to a carpet called Occidorient, created by French design student François Mangeol and featuring Times New Roman letters.

That's it for now - another top ten coming up in April.

See also:

Dezeen's top ten: shoes
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Dezeen’s top ten: Dubai projects
Dezeen’s top ten: lighting
Dezeen’s top ten: watches and clocks
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Dezeen’s top ten: hotels
Dezeen’s top ten: animals
Dezeen’s 2008 review
Dezeen’s top ten: glamorous girls
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Dezeen’s top ten: Milan 2008
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  • Boo

    The Damien Hirst blanket is still awful.

  • http://www.fotologue.jp/partialwing Wing

    the newspaper one deserves to win!

  • http://dxyn.net dxyn.net

    I second that.

  • Tina

    Saw this one from Hannes Gredin recently:

    http://hannesgrebin.com/#241073/COZY-FURNITURE

    Awesome!
    We could simply replace it with Damien’s :-D

  • Lord D

    Isn’t this Top Ten list really a “Ten List” given that Dezeen have had to scrape ten entries together.

    Still think the Hirst one is really crap. Emporers New Clothes

  • http://www.newgentlemensclub.net luca

    mmm.you are missing piero golia’s one…