2020 results

Deepak
by Jaipur Rugs Company

Jaipur Rugs

Deepak is a rug designed by Kasturi Balotia, made from thousands of individual knots using hand-spun leftover yarn.

Manchaha, a Hindi word popular in Rajasthan's weaving community, means "expression of my heart." The rug is part of Manchaha, a sustainable initiative where weavers get to design their own rug spontaneously on the loom.

The first rug Kasturi designed was inspired by the turn of the season on the fields of wheat in her village. She brought that together with the Diwali celebrations that bring light to every home.


This project has been longlisted in the homeware design project category of Dezeen Awards 2020.

Designer: Jaipur Rugs Company
Project: Deepak

See all the projects shortlisted for Dezeen Awards 2020 and vote for your favourites

Sponsors

  • Dezeen Awards 2021 sponsor Longboard
  • Dezeen Awards 2021 sponsor Dodds and Shute
  • Dezeen Awards 2021 Sponsor Kingspan

Media partners

  • dezeen-awards-2021-media-partner-stir
  • dezeen-awards-2021-media-partner-detail
  • dezeen-awards-2021-media-partner-ADF
  • dezeen-awards-2021-media-partner-position
  • dezeen-awards-2021-media-partner-designwire
  • dezeen-awards-2021-media-partner-v2com-newswire