The first collection of designer rugs from Lazerian, "Geometry of Sensibus", is based on the geometry of the five human senses: touch, smell, sight, taste and hearing. Each design was modelled in a 3D computer programme, then taken back to its basic wireframe to give a sense of depth to a flat product.
From the collection "Geometry of Sensibus" the Auditus rug is based on the human sense of hearing. Lazerian rugs are carefully crafted by traditional rug makers who have over 90 years experience of creating beautiful handmade rugs. All the rugs are handmade from the finest pure New Zealand wool and take on average 3 to 4 weeks to craft. Limited to 100 pieces worldwide.
Lazerian is a creative practice set up in 2006 by Manchester born designer-maker Liam Hopkins. Based in an ex- hat factory in Manchester, the practice is focused on the creation of functional objects through playful investigation of materials and processes, and seeks to imbue objects with a bit of soul.
The practice works on a variety of projects, including furniture, interiors, and objects. Lazerian designs are available from selected retailers and the online shop.