Heavenly Star I rug by Raymond Loewy for Tai Ping Carpets

Heavenly Star I rug by Raymond Loewy for Edward Fields

Dezeen Showroom: industrial designer Raymond Loewy's Heavenly Star I rug from 1952 has been relaunched by Tai Ping-owned brand Edward Fields.

Heavenly Star I now forms part of the brand's ready-made Home collection of rugs, which is available in pre-defined sizes and colours.

As its name suggests, the design is emblazoned with a series of scribble-like spirals that evoke distant star formations.

A room featuring the Heavenly Star I rug by Raymond Loewy for Tai Ping Carpets
Tai Ping Carpets has relaunched Raymond Loewy's Heavenly Star I rug

The overlapping motifs are handcrafted from white and brown wool, set against a tufted, almond-coloured backdrop.

According to Edward Fields, the rug is one of several pieces produced during that time, which "revolutionised the role of the carpet in home decor" through their organic patterns and motifs.

The product is made from New Zealand wool, which is applied in a loop pile weave for a textured and durable finish.

The Heavenly Star I rug by Raymond Loewy for Tai Ping Carpets
It is adorned with scribble-like spirals that evoke star formations

Heavenly Star I forms part of the Edward Fields Home Collection, which is produced by Tai Ping Carpets subsidiary Edward Fields Carpet Makers.

The American brand, which was originally established by Edward Fields in 1935, was acquired by Tai Ping Carpets in 2005.

There are a total of nine pieces in the Edward Fields Home Collection, each made in predefined sizes and colours to mitigate the costs and manufacturing times associated with bespoke rugs.

Raymond Loewy is a trademark of Loewy Design, LLC, licensed by CMG Worldwide, Inc.

Product: Heavenly Star I
Designer: Raymond Loewy
Brand: Edward Fields – a Tai Ping brand
Contact:
london@taipingcarpets.com

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