Here's something that you probably don't see every day: bear skin rugs sans bear — these beauties, part of a project called "Blanket Statement," are crafted from reclaimed wool blankets (the above design, however, appears to be made from a oriental rug) procured at thrift stores and cut into the iconic bear skin rug shape by French-born, Amsterdam-based designer Lise Lefebvre.
This is a carpet made from a recycled wool blanket. These beautiful traditional woven blankets are getting replaced by less scratchy modern comforters and end up piled in thrift stores. I wanted to use them in the form of soft contemporary rugs, while hinting at another outfashioned interior item: the classic bear skin rug.
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