Commune Design Rug Collection for Christopher Farr

Plaid rug from the Commune rug collection for Christopher Farr made from handspun wool woven with both high and low pile transitions.

Plaid rug from the Commune rug collection for Christopher Farr made from handspun wool woven with both high and low pile transitions.

Christopher Farr launches the Commune for Christopher Farr Rug Collection that is now available at Crosby Street Studios. The collection references traditional textile patterns in inventive constructions as seen through the multidisciplinary Los Angeles-based design studio Commune Design. The eight designs in the rug collection explore various woven techniques to define and emphasize each pattern. Commune’s unique style is emphasized by Christopher Farr’s beautiful fibers and techniques.

The Tribal Rug is made of chunky wool with varying pile heights throughout with a kilim divider running through the center in a simple check pattern.

The Tribal Rug is made of chunky wool with varying pile heights throughout with a kilim divider running through the center in a simple check pattern.

The custom rug collection includes eight graphic and geometric pattern rug designs: Big Plaid, Klimt, Kaleidoscope, Plaid, Tribal, Sitio, Sitio Outdoor and Sitio Border that is hand knotted, hand woven using fibers including silk, and hand spun wool and even Polypropylene and can all be customized to clients color and size specifications.

The Klimt rug references the work of Joseph Hoffman and the Vienna Seccession and woven in handspun, hand-dyed and knotted wool with a low pile and kilim border made in Afghanistan using the traditional Kerke technique.

The Klimt rug references the work of Joseph Hoffman and the Vienna Secession and woven in handspun, hand-dyed and knotted wool with a low pile and kilim border made in Afghanistan using the traditional Kerke technique.

Sitio Outdoor rug made with simple geometric forms on an outdoor weatherproof rug with mesh backing.

Sitio Outdoor rug made with simple geometric forms on an outdoor weatherproof rug with mesh backing.

Commune Design is made up of a diverse team of architect’s interior designers, graphic designers, artisans, and craftsmen founded in 2004 in Los Angeles California by principals Pamela and Ramin Shamshir and Roman Alonso and Steven Johanknecht.

Commune Design creates high-profile commercial and residential interior projects including hotels, fashion boutiques as well as graphic design identities for clients including Keds, HBO Films, and leading architecture firms including Ike Kligerman Barkley

Commune’s signature Kaleidoscope pattern in a hand tufted jute.

Commune’s signature Kaleidoscope pattern in a hand tufted jute.

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