The Diamantina carpet is from the Gio Ponti collection produced by Amini.
Diamantina is a sequence of triangles that turn into diamonds, then to squares and rectangles displaying soft hues and slender shapes embellished with colorful accents.
The patterns in the Diamantina, are reminiscent of the diamond pattern ceramic tiles often used in architectural works .
Gio Ponti Collection
A collection designed on the maestro's visual legacy, breathing new life into forms and symbols, patterns and shades, fabrics and sharp lines. Rigorous geometrical shapes and free signs are marked by the brightness of materials and vivid colors. A precious proposal yielded by research that is both attentive and aware, driven by a clear desire to give expression to Gio Ponti's visions, inspirations and poetic imagination.
Designer, architect, magazine editor, academic, painter, writer and also poet. It's impossible to condense Ponti's accomplishment in a single word. Out of all his work of design he became known as the Father of Italy's post-war design renaissance. His main idea was to propagate for design excellence, and he encouraged everyone to use good design in order to be able to enjoy the vivid, sensual and good life. His design was characterized by harmony between form, color and function, which is in fact the main idea of the modernist movement. His extraordinary prolific work is recognized all over the world as symbol of the democratic, modern and sophisticated Italian design.
Size 78.7" x 118.1" Custom Sizes Available Composition 20 - 30% Pure Silk, 70 -_80% Tibetan Wool (hand spanned and hand carved) Technique hand knotted Origin Nepal Finishing the carpets are hand washed, clipped and curved. The fringes are revolved on the backside and covered with cloth.