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Ukraine’s traditional rugs go modern with Pokémon, Star Wars patterns

For when millennials go rug shopping.

Kiev-based workshop ‘OLK manufactory’ has created a series of traditional Ukrainian rugs that you’ll want to collect – or catch, rather.

The rugs feature colours and geometric shapes alongside images of pop culture characters such as Pikachu, Yoda, and Homer Simpson.

If you look closely, you can even see Poké Balls woven into mesmerising patterns.

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#artsandcrafts #contemporaryart #handwoven #tapestry #interiordesign #homedesign #home #homedecor #bobochic #artsandrugs ❤️For sale now❤️

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Улюблений прийом інтеграції символів сучасного mainstream в старовинні, неповторні, але досі актуальні орнаменти вічного українського народного мистецтва. Восьмикутні різдвяні зірки та крести в сполуці з невгамовним Pikachu з Pokemongo – влучна та кмітлива композиція для цінувальників старовинного, вічного та модерного сучасного, що перетворює традиційне на неповторно оригінальне сучасне мистецтво. 🌟 #artsandcrafts #art #pikachu #bohochic #interiordesign #interior #design #rug #carpet #tapestry #oksanalevchenya #pokemongo🌟200/300 см. Готовий до продажу🌟——————————-🌟We love to integrate the symbols of the modern mainstream into the old, unique, but still relevant ornaments of eternal Ukrainian ethnic art. Octagonal Christmas stars and crosses in conjunction with the relentless Pikachu of Pokemongo are a neat and timeless composition for the connoisseurs of the ancient, eternal and modern, which transforms the traditional to the unique original contemporary art. 🌟 #artsandcrafts #art #pikachu #bohochiс 🌟200/300 сm, woolen tapestry, handwoven. Ready for sale now!🌟

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Each carpet is made up of natural materials and hand-woven using centuries-old techniques.

There is no machinery used in the Kilim production process, which explains why it takes several months to make one rug.

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“Do or do not. There is no try.” #yoda #starwars #wisdom #kilim #ukrainiankilim #tapestry #artandrugs #interiordesign #desighn •Колишнє й недавнє• @atomoxodlenin 🌟Sold out🌟can be made by order 🌟

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#yodalove #yodabest #yoda #starwars #inspiration #handwoven #rugs #levitation #bobochic #artsandrugs #art #ukrainiankilim #ukraine Sold out our Irresistible Yoda. Ready for new orders. May the force be with you. ❤️Sold out🌟. Can be made by order🌟

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With many traditional crafts slowly being forgotten or replaced by newer art forms, this initiative is a welcome compromise between past and present, ensuring that the techniques of old continue on in the future.

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#OLK #artsandrugs #contemporaryart #dyedwool #handwoven #artsandcrafts #tapestry #kilim Pikachu vs Lenin in original version of Ukrainian pattern from 1937. @rugsnotdrugs Sold out🌟,can be made by order 🌟@gubiofficial

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Friday Homer in OLK Manufactory 🌟 ⋆ #artsandcrafts #bohochic #interiordesign #tapestry #modernart #carpet #rug #simpsons #homer #friday @soyoungmagazine #art

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You can see more of ‘OLK manufactory’ and their work here.

Via Design Boom

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