Faye Toogood Joins Forces with CC-Tapis to Translate Abstract Tapestries into Rugs

Doodles series by Faye Toogood for CC-Tapis. Photography by Omar Sartor.

With a tendency to tinker, Faye Toogood flirts with fabrications until her vision is fulfilled. Which may explain why it took a year of give-
and-take with CC-Tapis for the multifaceted artist-designer to translate her abstract tapestries into rugs. It was worth the wait for Doodles, a playful series so named for the scribbly surfaces of the six designs. Fine and thick yarns of Himalayan wool in 40 dye colors are hand-knotted in Nepal, the pile hand-cut into organic shapes of varied heights and textures, then hand-stitched with graphic cotton detail. Her freethinking approach extends to pattern titles, with intriguing designations like Reclining Figure, Interior With Table, and Seated Nude sure to trigger reverse-Rorschach ruminations.

Read next: Faye Toogood's Painted Faces Do All the Talking for Her Collaboration with Calico

Reclining Figure by Faye Toogood for CC-TapisPhotography by Omar Sartor.
Abstract Composition by Faye Toogood for CC-TapisPhotography by Omar Sartor.
Winter Still Life by Faye Toogood for CC-TapisPhotography by Omar Sartor.

Interior With Table by Faye Toogood for CC-TapisPhotography by Omar Sartor.

Mantle Piece and Seated Nude by Faye Toogood for CC-TapisPhotography by Omar Sartor.
Faye Toogood. Photography by Omar Sartor.

Up next: Javier Marín Creates Limited Edition Rugs and Tapestries for Odabashian

> See more from the March 2020 issue of Interior Design



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