Dimensions: 5’ x 8’
Fiber: Wool and silk on a cotton
Design: Each design element in the rug
has a different pile height—the fuscia silk has the highest pile, while the light grey pile is cut very low, giving the rug a lot of texture.
Care: Professional cleaning.
Designer's inspiration: This rug design was inspired by a field of bright magenta brush breaking through a
layer of irregular glacial granite stones, creating an odd yet balanced
About: John Day is a principal
at Cambridge, Massachusetts–based LDa Architecture and
Interiors, where he focuses on creating seamless spaces through the fusion of architecture
and interior design. Among his many career highlights: overseeing the design
and green specifications at the first LEED Platinum and Net Zero home in Massachusetts.
Payment in full must be made by the end of the 5 Under 40 event on September 13, 2012. Cash or credit card is accepted. Rugs may be picked up at Landry & Arcari, 333 Stuart Street, Boston, MA. Tel: 617-399-6500