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DesignMarch Reykjavik

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“Sleipnir” at the DesignMarch Reykjavik 2016

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.

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Florence Design Week 2015

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Florence Design Week

We at Shanko Rugs are over the moon to be part of Florence Design Week 2015.  The rugs will be displayed at the beautiful Grand Hotel Minerva, Florence.  Who does not whant to be in Italy in late May early June I ask you and what a treat.  Florence is always one of the great cities of the world to visit.

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Looking forward to see you at the Florence Design Week.

“Elements of power” reception Oct, 16th

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It is my pleasure to invite you to the reception on Oct. 16th ” Elements of Power ” at the Scandinavian Cultural Center at the PLU in Tacoma where I will give a talk about my art rugs at exhibition.  The reception is beween 5pm and 7pm (17 to19).

The address is: Scandinavian Cultural Center,  Pacific Lutheran University | 12180 South Park Avenue | Anderson University Center Room #100 | Tacoma, WA | 98447

Looking forward seeing you in Tacoma.