The results of the design world's highest-ranking honours, The
Wallpaper* Design Awards 2014 have been released. The Best Pixelation
Award has been awarded to Brintons for their Cristian Zuzunaga 'Deep
Grid' rug. This striking rug is woven with pioneering High Definition
Weave Technology that allows Brintons to weave up to 33 colours with
A specialist British brand for over 230 years, and Royal Warrant holders
since 1958, Brintons maintains their position as the world's leading
manufacturer of high quality woven carpets and rugs. Brintons has a
reputation built on design innovation, product excellence and technical
skill illustrated in this award winning collaboration.
Inspired by the contemporary relevance of the antique fabrics and design
papers in Brintons' archive, the world's largest historical pattern
library, Cristian Zuzunaga's rugs engage with squares and colours to
repeat, reproduce and build creative new patterns from unique formal
prototypes. Visiting the archive, Cristian was captivated by
similarities to his own design principles - squared, pixel based
designs,brightly coloured palettes of contrasting colours evident in
weaving and wool dying dating back centuries. All these rugs are made
with genuine wool rich axminster.
Zuzunaga is an international design studio specialising in unique,
colourful interior projects, textiles and fashion accessories. Formed by
artist and designer Cristian Zuzunaga, the company's mission is to
create beautiful products that capture the dynamic nature of
The Wallpaper* Design awards ceremony will be held on the 15th January
2014 in San Francisco with judges including Victoria Beckham, Michael
Chow, Ron Gilad, Spike Jonze and Thom Mayne.
"Brintons are delighted that the Zuzunaga by Brintons 'Deep Grid' rug
has won a prestigious Wallpaper* Design Award for 2014. This dynamic
floor piece combines Zuzunaga's unique innovative design style with
Brintons' state of the art multicolour weaving technology. A striking 25
colours can be found within this contemporary pixel based design; the
first offering of an exciting collaboration between one of interiors
freshest design houses with one of the world's oldest carpet and rug
weavers," Don Coates, MD of Brintons.
Brintons have created this collection of luxury rugs as part of a wider
collaboration with Zuzunaga.
This exciting collaboration is testament to the powerful combination of
unique innovative design and digital imagery with ancient fabrics and
state of the art multicolour weaving technology from Brintons.
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