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Anyone who’s gazed out of an airplane window at the patchwork landscape below can appreciate the inspiration behind a wonderful series by designer Florian Pucher called LANDCARPET.

I browse through large areas of various countries via satellite image services to find a typical landscape, then trace the main features, abstracting and simplifying in the process to finally expose the essence of the landscape and country that it represents

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Not only are these works amazing works of creative design, they are also an inspiring way of using rug remnants to create customized landscapes. Maybe you have to pieces of rug laying around that might be perfect for a customized landscape of your own?

[via Colossal]