Gallery: FIT Student Denize Sofia Maaloe’s Sustainable Design Wins Warp...

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Warp & Weft teamed up with the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) to sponsor Contemporary Creations: A Rug Design Competition. Twenty-four upper-division Textile/Surface Design students were commissioned to create a design in any medium with the promise that the winning design would be transformed into an actual rug to be displayed at the 2012 International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF). Announced last Friday, the winning design, created by Denize Sofia Maaloe, put sustainability first and incorporated all-natural, eco-friendly fibers.

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