Studio Proba - Luster rugs


Golden yarn enriches abstract rugs


New York designer Alex Proba has woven sparkling lines of gold metallic yarn through her latest four-piece collection of bamboo silk rugs.


Entitled Luster, the opulent rugs combine silky blocks of deep black and soft pastels with unpredictable lines of glistening golden yarn. The lines dart all over each rug in shimmering squiggles, bringing a rebellious energy to the collection.

The rugs are hand-tufted in India and come in arched, circular, square and rectangular shapes, each with different patterns and a variety of pile heights to create depth in texture.

Proba uses this unusual combination of materials to capture vibrancy in subdued colours, a step in a different direction for the designer who’s best known for her use of bold, bright colours.

The collection will be sold exclusively through New York lighting brand Roll & Hill.