Today, we present you the dazzling Secret Garden Collection of rug by celebrated Danish floral artist Poppykalas for Layered. Inspired by organic, floral shapes, Poppykalas creates interactive and unexpected installations that challenge the traditional way of arranging flowers and the sensual interaction with them.
The rug collection was part of the DAWN exhibition,curated by Spatial Code and Who’s Agency for this year Copenhagen 3Days of Design, the annual event that celebrates the bursting design scene of the Scandinavian country. The colorful and striking rugs were presented at Nomad Workspace.
The capsule collection is a unique and abstract interpretation of flowers whose interaction with different shapes create interactive installations and fascinating story-telling.
‘Flowers are my way of telling a story, setting a scene, creating emotion, speaking a language beyond spoken or written words. With form, color, smell and touch I challenge the stage and the interaction in its very own distinctive way and extravagant style.’ – Thilde, Founder & Creative Director of Poppykalas.
The result is a visual exploration of a flourishing garden transformed into two unique limited rug designs.
Using as a starting point the idea that flowers, colors, textures, and sensuousness of a garden have a calming, relaxing and recharging effect on the human body, the Secret Garden Collection by Poppykalas for Layered represents a prodigious garden that benefits body and mind.
Inspired by the rich Danish tradition of creating a garden design with abstract – often round and oval forms like in Carl Sørensen’s works, Poppykalas has created the unique designs of the collection. A wild rose garden of pink, lilac and yellow tones is the inspiration for the Flower Field, while the Secret Garden rug has taken its inspiration from a mysterious hidden place, with a small, rippling stream and tons of wildflowers.
Following Layered’s sustainable ethos, rugs are handmade with fibre choices as recycled wool and Tencel, a renewable source of raw material, produced from sustainably sourced wood by environmentally responsible processes.
Some fascinating figures that brings together art, design and flowers populate the most exquisite scene of the Danish capital in these days. Exquisite and extremely-colorful living installations seem to be the new trend in town, as shown also in our previous post about the retail space Tableau designed by David Thulstrup where flower design becomes an art installation.
Photography courtesy Maja Karen and Layered.