Skip to Main Content
Navigate left
Navigate right
Save
Save
Share
Share
Save
Save
Share
Share

Tamer Nakisci

Light Kilim rug, 2012

Wool and metal, hand crafted
59 1/10 × 157 1/2 in
150 × 400 cm
Edition 7/8
This is part of a limited edition set.
Location
Athens
About the work
Provenance
Carwan Gallery
Athens
Follow

Inspired by the magic of light and mashrabiya, the design raises a new perception and awareness of …

Read more

Inspired by the magic of light and mashrabiya, the design raises a new perception and awareness of light, through reflection and visibility; creating an illusion of lightrays captured on a surface. The hand made kilim is laser cut and stitched by had using silk threads. More than 1300 pieces of steel mirrors are …

Read more
Medium
Design/Decorative Art
Tamer Nakisci
Turkish, b. 1982
Follow

Turkish designer Tamer Nakisci is fascinated with the future. His work looks forward to a time when “form follows you,” as he creates a more emotional relationship between people and objects. His breakthrough came with the award-winning 2005 concept for the Nokia 888, a flexible, shape-shifting phone. After studying in Milan, Nakisci returned to native Istanbul to start his own studio, focusing on concept, interior design, and interactive installations. His highly customizable work includes the Pixel rug, with interchangeable colored dots, and the award-winning Dot bathroom tiles, which can be mixed and matched to create patterns. Other works reference Turkish culture, like the Shade rug, inspired by Middle Eastern craft, and the limited-edition Light, which reinterprets the mashrabiya latticed window as a kilim made of wool, silk, and mirrors.

Navigate left
Navigate right
Save
Save
Share
Share
Save
Save
Share
Share
About the work
Provenance
Carwan Gallery
Athens
Follow

Inspired by the magic of light and mashrabiya, the design raises a new perception and awareness of …

Read more

Inspired by the magic of light and mashrabiya, the design raises a new perception and awareness of light, through reflection and visibility; creating an illusion of lightrays captured on a surface. The hand made kilim is laser cut and stitched by had using silk threads. More than 1300 pieces of steel mirrors are …

Read more
Medium
Design/Decorative Art
Tamer Nakisci
Turkish, b. 1982
Follow

Turkish designer Tamer Nakisci is fascinated with the future. His work looks forward to a time when “form follows you,” as he creates a more emotional relationship between people and objects. His breakthrough came with the award-winning 2005 concept for the Nokia 888, a flexible, shape-shifting phone. After studying in Milan, Nakisci returned to native Istanbul to start his own studio, focusing on concept, interior design, and interactive installations. His highly customizable work includes the Pixel rug, with interchangeable colored dots, and the award-winning Dot bathroom tiles, which can be mixed and matched to create patterns. Other works reference Turkish culture, like the Shade rug, inspired by Middle Eastern craft, and the limited-edition Light, which reinterprets the mashrabiya latticed window as a kilim made of wool, silk, and mirrors.

Tamer Nakisci

Light Kilim rug, 2012

Wool and metal, hand crafted
59 1/10 × 157 1/2 in
150 × 400 cm
Edition 7/8
This is part of a limited edition set.
Location
Athens
Related works
Most Similar
Use of Traditional Techniques
Patterns