Geometric Rug with custom shape
The geometric rug is a design I have NEVER made and so I welcomed trying out this new design! Designer Diana Coto contacted me to create a new design for a kitchen rug using this photo of a geometric rug.
I took the photo to a printing shop to have it enlarged to be able to apply it to a rug. It didn’t work! This photo was a rug at an angle. But Gerardo at Reprocentro Copiers created a large design using squares and triangles. Now I was ready to try out some colors.
We figured it would be four colors but Diana wanted to see a sample before moving ahead. She didn’t want the golden yellow to overtake the design and wanted a sense of how it would look before continuing. This was to be a very large kitchen rug!
Here is the first sample with the yellow, green, and two tones of taupe. After seeing the yellow Diana decided to eliminate it and asked to enlarge some areas of the light taupe to open up the geometric design.
These were not the exact colors. I mixed colors approximate to what would be used to give an idea of how it would look.
We did not want to invest in paint colors we wouldn’t be using. I have sufficient paint in the studio to create colors for samples when working up a design,
Geometric Design check! Colors, check!
This is the most challenging shape I had ever made for a client. This geometric rug was going to replace a rug I made several years ago. It’s a very unusual shape with an angle where the counters turn and different widths according to the walkway in the kitchen. I was happy to have the old rug as a pattern. It still looked great after 6 years but the owner wanted a new fresh look so I was happy to make a new one!
We laid out the design and traced it onto the rug. Then I color-coded the whole thing before painting.
Here it is in two colors. I like this look too!
Here is the entire rug. It’s hard to see the size which is more evident in the photos of the kitchen. This is to show the unusual shape.
Here are some more views.
Last one, promise.
I know that making a custom rug for your home is a big decision. I am here to help you every step of the way. We can talk design, colors. I can make samples, and make a rug in any shape or size you need. I have made 2′ x 3′ all the way to 9′ x 15′! And as you can see unusual shapes, while a challenge, is not impossible. Contact me for a free consult.
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