Have you seen the unusual temporary carpets we’ve featured before that the team of We Make Carpets create? They are modern day versions of traditional woven carpets of centuries past made out of everyday items like pasta, cotton balls, plastic forks, candy bars, and now sponges and old plastic bottles. The three-dimensional patterns look labor-intensive, much like the carpets they are meant to reflect.

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Bottle Carpet, featuring various types of empty plastic bottles, was commissioned by Taragalte and displayed at the Taragalte Festival 2012 in M’hamid, Morocco.

Latest Carpet Designs from We Make Carpets in main art  Category

Latest Carpet Designs from We Make Carpets in main art  Category

Latest Carpet Designs from We Make Carpets in main art  Category

Latest Carpet Designs from We Make Carpets in main art  Category

Latest Carpet Designs from We Make Carpets in main art  Category

Sponge Carpet, made of colorful dish sponges, exhibited during Eindhoven’s Dutch Design Week 2012 as part of the Eat Drink Design show.

Latest Carpet Designs from We Make Carpets in main art  Category

Latest Carpet Designs from We Make Carpets in main art  Category

Latest Carpet Designs from We Make Carpets in main art  Category

Photos by Ruud Balk and We Make Carpets.