Dune is a hand tufted rug. The irregular curved lines which decorate the rug in relief are hand chiselled in the wool surface. The lines can be parallel to the long or to the short side of the rug. Only one colour can be chosen.
In the fianl phase of production, the steadiness and accuracy of the artisan is paramount. The slightrest error can compromise work that has taken days. The designs are refined by cutting and sculpting until they appear as the small complex patterns that are the outstanding features of these rugs. The overall chromatic and graphic success is also due to the high wool density which guarantees that the designs will hold their shape over time.
Area rugs are entirely hand made with New Zealand wool and royal silk yarns of the highest quality. After the yarn is hand tufted to the rug’s weft, the artisan begins the intricate and highly precise process of cutting and shaping with shears in order to create the complex patterns that are the defining aesthetic feature of these rugs. Precious and long lasting, the Area rugs are available in several hues, also in custom dimensions. The resistance to light and to the recommended cleaning method, the quality and the density of the yarns guarantee that the designs hold their shape over time and ensure that Area rugs will retain their body and luster over many years. For these reasons, the Area rugs are suited also to high traffic areas. The variety of designs and colours allows for the creation of tailor-made rugs; for special rugs, the Company provides a computer rendering of the rug in reduced scale, to verify the overall chromatic effect and the final result.
Paola Lenti was born in 1958 in Alessandria Italy, where she completed classical studies. She later moved to Milan and graduated from Milan's Polytecnico. In the early eighties she started working as an image coordinator and graphic designer for several events and fashion companies. In 1994 she founded the company, Paola Lenti, located in Italy's leading furniture district Meda, nea... More