The Magic Carp-Pet

The Magic Carp-Pet 1

A concept rug designed by ClarkeHopkinsClarke Architects that is probably the most awesome carp rug with an embedded moire effect I’ve ever seen. When the rug is viewed through the specially designed glass coffee table, an animation of carp appears through a moire effect providing a surprise element of natural liveliness to the interior. The graphic apparition, replacing the traditional fish tank, is also a nod to the decreasing abundance of our most precious natural resource – water. Mythologically, the carp symbolizes bravery and fortune. Linguistically, the “carp” becomes a humorous extraction of the “carpet” that reveals this intriguing little conversational piece on the floor. (via mocoloco)

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