Woo(l)den fishbone carpet, a project by 157+173 designers is currently running on Indiegogo. 157+173 designers is a design studio, specialized in product design and architecture. The studio was formed in 2009 and since is active with international projects.
What is woo(l)den fishbone* carpet
FIshbone* is a carpet made of wool & wood. It is the first prototype of the project called Wool(d)en carpets, which are carpets designed with the use of wool and wood and inspired by familiar floor patterns. It is designed to stand in-between a woolen carpet and a wooden floor. Fishbone* design is based on the parquet floor pattern.
Woo(l)den Fishbone* is perfect for any type of flooring.
And it’s got a great style, to fit with all environments. It combines a soft woolen feel with the sense of a solid wooden floor, in one product!
ADVANTAGES & BENEFITS
– contemporary design
– good workability
– only sustainable resources used
– 100% natural
– local industry support while making
– excellent insulation, especially helpful on cold cement or tile floors.
– unique sense on feet when walking.
– warm sense & unique character on space.
– comfortable to walk on, & perfect to relax on with your friends.
Fishbone* carpet is a 100% natural product.
All resources used are sustainable and not mixed with any other substances during manufacturing. Woolen parts are manufactured by natural wool collected from sheep, without harming the animals. Wooden parts are manufactured by natural maple wood, collected on selected authorized areas, without harming the forest.
PUBLICITY & ACCEPTANCE
fishbone* was firstly introduced as an early prototype in 2015 Paris Design Week.
Despite is has never been officially released as a product, it received very flattering comments and it was published into numerous press, magazines and blogs, while it even made it on the Wall Street Journal, next to very popular brands.
BASE LAYER: stone white felt sheet 12mm & planted magnets
IN-BETWEEN LAYER: cotton ribbons and crochetes
TOP LAYER: grey felt sheet 0,6mm, cnc cut & wooden pieces
DIMENSIONS: 2,45 x 1,05 m
THICKNESS: 18 -20 mm
WHAT YOU GET / GIFTS
Made from the same materials and style, 157+173 designers additionally prepared “woo(l)den gifts”, a whole family of related products of the fishbone carpet, for the backers who will support their project!
– a traditional sheep’s bell & a shepherd’s crook, as a reminder of the fishbone carpet origin.
– a case for leaving your phone while charging.
-a pair of slippers.
-an iPad & iPad mini case.
-a cat house.
– good potential with more patterns to come