Cocarde rug, designed by Cristina Celestino for Illulian, takes inspiration from a delicate
micro-textile structure: the cockade. A ruffled and pleated ribbon, originally symbol of vanity, becomes the designer's new investigation tool. Observed in its complexity, made of structural and chromatic folds, the composition conveys an original yet symbolic language. The swirls of the cockades create the pleasant appearance of a small rose, where the regular movement of the ribbon matches with the appealing colours. The designer ideally accompanies them as petals on the ground: she softens contrasts by choosing a sophisticated colour palette. The ripples become smoother, for a new two-dimensional and material interpretation of the cockade. The individual modules, repeated in different sizes on the whole carpet, draw an iconic texture that almost resembles an abstract bouquet.
Photo credits: Illulian