OB­JECT OF DE­SIRE – KOKO RUG BY OMAR KHAN

Koko rug by Omar Khan

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The de­signer’s ex­per­tise in 3-D and graph­i­cal el­e­ments stem from his de­gree in an­i­ma­tion and graphic de­sign from Par­sons School of De­sign in New York.

Koko is an ex­clu­sive piece in the col­lab­o­ra­tion be­tween lux­ury re­tail site Wright & Smith and Omar Khan. To cre­ate Koko’s flo­ral and sym­met­ri­cal mo­tif, 14 tonal colours – in­clud­ing a blue tint that is ex­clu­sive to Wright & Smith – were used. The de­signer’s pen­chant for and ex­per­tise in 3-D and graph­i­cal el­e­ments stem from his de­gree in an­i­ma­tion and graphic de­sign from Par­sons School of De­sign in New York.

Omar’s ex­pres­sive de­signs are a re­flec­tion of his own mul­ti­fac­eted up­bring­ing; the Sin­ga­pore-born Omar has a Dutch, Chi­nese and Egyp­tian lin­eage and grew up in sev­eral coun­tries in Asia, as well as the US.

These 100-per-cent New Zealand wool rugs of­ten con­tain bam­boo, too, which cre­ate tex­ture.

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