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Design of the Day – Polar bear rug speaks a thousand words

A team of designers have a taken one of the worlds most pressing environmental issues and created a piece which speaks louder than words. Designers Ricardo Casas, Alejandro Castro, Héctor Esrawe, Emiliano Godoy and Cecilia León de la Barra have produced a thought provoking rug, which contrasts it’s oft and pleasant texture with the prickly problem we have surrounding the rapid decline of the Polar bear and melting ice caps.

Ironically named ” Global Warming“, this statement piece is sure to make anyone stop and think whether its placed in a living room, waiting room or café. I’m very impressed with the rugs simple design and how it conveys this message with such impact.

I would definitely have one of these in my home as way of raising awareness of global warming.

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Design of the day – Sunny Side up Egg Rug

Call it tacky or inventive, this egg rug is definitely a novelty piece for your home! The two egg yolks are leather pillows which sit nicely on the luxurious white shag base. Created by designer Valentina Audrito, the “Sunny Side up Shag Rug” is great for lazing around and watching television or reading a good book! Inspired by the versatility of eggs, Audrito decided to create a series of egg inspired furniture in honour for  “Le Uova di Leon” which was apart of the Milan Furniture Fair in 2006 and 2007. I have no idea how much the rug is to buy but I expect it will be quite a few pennies – I just want to jump on it!

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