- Rugs & carpets
- Paper yarn rugs
- Fourways carpet with backing, plum-graphite
Woodnotes’ carpets, manufactured from woven paper yarn, are indisputable classics of Finnish design. Fourways is a modern carpet designed by Ritva Puotila, where the richly colored wide stripes run all through the carpet. The carpet is available in different beautiful color combinations and it is treated to repel dirt.
The Fourways carpet is available in several different sizes. Choose the largest size for the living room or for the dining area, or opt for the narrow rug for a stunning hallway runner.
- Ritva Puotila
- 76 % paper yarn (weft), 13 % cotton (warp), 11% polyester felt (backing)
- 200 cm / 200 cm / 240 cm
- 80 cm / 140 cm / 170 cm
- Finishing: Sewn edges and turned ends. Also available as a special order in custom sizes and finishing options, please contact our customer service for details. Due to the tight weave, carpet does not ignite easily. Antistatic. Suitable for persons with allergies.
Ritva Puotila (b. 1935) is a Finnish textile designer and artistic director of the Finnish design company Woodnotes. The company was founded by Ritva Puotila and his son Mikko Puotila in 1987. Woodnotes was the first company in the world to use paper yarn in a contemporary way in functional textiles, and paper yarn is still an essential element in its collections.
Ritva Puotila has designed many innovative carpets for Woodnotes, including the San Francisco, Fourways and Panorama ranges. Together with Minna Ahokas, Puotila has also designed the Cool cushion, a versatile cushion that can turn from seat to ottoman and can also be used as a table. Puotila has received several important design awards worldwide for her products and for her career, including the Kaj Franck Design Prize, Finland Prize, Good Design Award and Red Dot Design Award. In 2001, she was selected as the Textile Artist of the Year. Puotila’s works are present in the collections of the world’s most prestigious museums, including the Architecture and Design Collection of the MoMA.
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