Programmed errors make the carpets inspired and alive
Classic repeating patterns form the basis of Erased Classic. The carpet’s severe, ordered motifs are dispersed; the repeating patterns look as if they have been erased, doused with acid and patched up. This produces a completely new design vocabulary which Jan Kath embellishes even further.
Strictly ordered ornamental elements of traditional carpets are broken up.
The aesthetics of decay: derelict industrial sites and the reclamation of space by nature serve as inspiration