Invited by Syrusson DesignHouse to show my latest creation “Sleipnir” at their stand at Hafnarhus Reykjavik Art Museum at the DesignMarch 2016.
This time I decided to look for inspiration in our heritage and chose the eight legged horse “Sleipnir” that belonged to Odin the Norse god. I desited to dig deeper and did some research on Viking fibulas and other jewlery. The outcome was this purple rug “Sleipnir” in solid colour of purple with heavy cutting and finishing by hand as usual.
Following photos show the work progress leading leading up to the DesignMarch.
The new rug Dragon Lava or in Icelandic Drekahraun photosession at Reynisfjara in s-Iceland. This beautiful place is the perfect backdrop for the rugs. Here the Dragon Lava rug is photographed with Reynisdrangar in the background. We had to be there quite early to beat the tourists. We nearly did that however the 10 people enjoying the black lava beach were not in our way so everything went by the book and we finished the photoshoot on time.
This beautiful hot lava rug Dragon Lava is made of pure Icelandic wool and is of irregular size is: ca. 1,45 meters long and ca. 0,92 meters wide widest.