Her approach asks: what is contemporary about craft? Their traditional and modern influences come together to create something fresh, full of interesting contrast.
Mareike Lienau shows the language of form and the use of variously knotted wool, which she has developed in her textile posters, in her pouf characters and strongly concentrated in the model Medley.
100% hand-spun Tibetan highland wool
hand-knotted, vegetable-dyed Tibetan highland wool, 100 knots per square inch
Lyk Carpet has been certified as a fair-trade organization by Label STEP in Switzerland.
2,5m x 2,8m
designed by Mareike Lienau
@Planer: The 100% wool provides visual warmth & eliminates unwanted reverb.
How may this World Heritage craftsmanship – the manual art of knotting and plant-dying – be recreated and applied to interior design?
At the Milan furniture fair “Medley” was shown as artwork by the furniture company ZEITRAUM.