WEAVING STORIES FROM BALKAN HERITAGE draws upon the rich history of Balkan tapestries and investigates how immaterial heritage can coexist with contemporary design. The collection is a series of rugs combining functional design and contemporary art, contributing to preserving local narratives and generating a cultural mix between old and new.
ARTISAN: Georgeta Mitroiu from Comarnic, Prahova, learned to weave woolen rugs
from her grandmother. Now she shares her craft with the next generation
DESIGNER: Sebastian Pren is a locally and internationally recognized graphic artist, known for his minimalist style.
BUSINESS: Room 21 is a local store of curated goods, highlighting Romanian products, as well as the designers, studios, small manufacturers, or artisans who make them possible.
Weaving Story 1
Weaving Story 2
Weaving Story 3