Color Is Our DNA

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Color Is Our DNA

Michael Howells for Rug Star

Color Is Our DNA is a custom rug collection designed by Michael Howells for Rug Star. Helmed by J├╝rgen Dahlmanns, Berlin-based Rug Star is internationally renowned for its bold designs and artful interpretations of traditional rug patterns.

The collection features 9 abstract motifs. Each was hand knotted in silk and wool by exceptional textile artisans in Rajasthan. Color Is Our DNA is available at Christiane Millinger Handmade Rugs in Portland, OR, and via Rug Star worldwide.

“A fundamental thing about works of art is that they have no practical function. What I love about the rugs is the paradox of their being functional works of art by intention, and the experience of creating these pieces with Rug Star and Christiane Millinger has been so much richer than if I had merely made paintings. They can be enjoyed without the need of being taken too seriously.”