In the world of visual arts, certain techniques transcend time and captivate our senses with their unique appeal. One such technique is Impasto, an artistic style that has left an indelible mark on the canvas of art history. Originating in the 20th century and pioneered by influential artists like Vincent van Gogh, Impasto brings a three-dimensional allure to paintings, adding texture, depth, and an unparalleled sense of vitality. In this blog, we will embark on a journey through the captivating realm of Impasto, unravelling its essence and exploring its application in Obeetee’s latest collection of hand knotted carpets.
About the collection
Collaborating with the esteemed rug atelierTissage, Obeetee brings forth a collection that showcases a unique design technique, evoking the enchanting textures and depth found in Impasto paintings.
A hallmark of the Impasto Collection is its shimmering patina, an exquisite mix of luxurious wools and silks. Carefully selected and skilfully combined, these materials interplay with light, adding a dynamic quality to the carpets. As one gazes upon the rugs, a dance of luminosity unfolds, unveiling the artistry of the weaver's hand and echoing the vibrant hues found in Impasto paintings.
Each rug showcases a carefully curated juxtaposition of beautiful motifs against an abstract canvas, reminiscent of the artist's bold strokes on the easel. This fusion of influences creates a captivating and dramatic expression of the designer's vision, merging cultures and artistic traditions.
Beyond their artistic allure, the rugs in this collection effortlessly merge art and function, enhancing any space with their sophisticated aesthetic. Whether adorning a living room or a study, these carpets become the focal point, commanding attention with their captivating textures and mesmerizing depths. Each rug holds the power to transform an ordinary room into an extraordinary sanctuary of style and luxury.
Rugs from the collection
1) Primavera Hand Knotted Woollen and Silk Rug: A Symphony of Nature's Colours
Imagine strolling through a cherry blossom garden, with delicate petals floating in the air. The Primavera rug captures the essence of this serene experience with its intricate floral-inspired patterns and a rich colour scheme. Made from a blend of wool and silk, this rug not only mesmerizes the eye but also treats your feet to a luxurious sensation. Let it be the focal point of your room, where conversations bloom and memories flourish.
2) Fleur Hand Knotted Woollen and Silk Rug: Nature's Sunshine Underfoot
Bring the enchantment of a blossoming meadow into your home with the Fleur rug. Its intricate floral designs and delicate colour combinations radiate joy and warmth. Crafted with a remarkable blend of wool and silk, this rug offers a soft and comfortable embrace for your feet. Let it be a constant reminder that even on the cloudiest days, nature's sunshine can illuminate your living space.
3) Celeste Hand Knotted Woollen and Silk Rug: Where the Ocean Meets Tranquillity
Indulge in the soothing embrace of the Celeste rug, reminiscent of a peaceful day at the beach. Its soft blue and white tones, adorned with an intricate floral design, create a sense of serenity and elegance. As you step onto this rug, the rhythm of the ocean seems to echo beneath your feet. Experience the blissful harmony of nature and luxury in your own home.
4) Ink on Canvas Hand Knotted Woollen and Silk Rug: Unleash Your Bold and Daring Spirit
For the daring souls who crave artistic expression, the Ink on Canvas rug is a masterpiece that commands attention. Its striking red and black pattern, intricately woven, captures the essence of untamed creativity. The juxtaposition of warm red tones and cool grey accents adds depth and dimension to your space. With each step, you'll feel the power of self-expression underfoot, a testament to your fearless spirit.
5) Terra Nova Hand Knotted Woollen and Silk Rug: A Kaleidoscope of Vibrant Hues
Immerse yourself in a vibrant tapestry of colours with the Terra Nova rug. Its captivating blend of blue, grey, and yellow creates an atmosphere that is both invigorating and calming. The intricate design, reminiscent of a blooming garden, brings life and energy into your home. Step onto this rug, and let your imagination wander amidst a kaleidoscope of natural wonders.
6) Solis Hand Knotted Woollen and Silk Rug: Where Beauty and Warmth Collide
The Solis rug is a testament to the union of artistry and warmth. Its intricate floral patterns, adorned with an array of vibrant hues, capture the essence of beauty in its purest form. As you walk across this rug, you'll feel the comforting embrace of superior quality wool and silk. Let the Solis rug be a visual symphony and a cosy sanctuary where creativity and comfort intertwine.
Your home is a canvas waiting to be filled with beauty, creativity, and comfort. These six hand-knotted rugs offer you an opportunity to transform your living space into a masterpiece. From the ethereal charm of the Primavera to the fearless expression of the Ink on Canvas, each rug tells a story that resonates with your soul. Let them be a reflection of your unique personality and a testament to the power of art in creating a warm and inviting home. Embrace the magic of these rugs and bring art to every floor in your house.