Weaving Stories from Balkan Heritage

three rugs / handmade in Romania / wool & cotton

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
of weavers.

DESIGNER: Sebastian Pren is a locally and internationally recognized graphic artist, known for his minimalist style.

BUSINESSRoom 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

Materials: wool, cotton
Size: 140 x 100 cm
Weight: 4kg
Recommended retail price: 1100 € (incl. VAT)

Weaving Story 2

Materials: wool, cotton
Size: 120 x 70 cm
Weight: 3 kg
Recommended retail price: 900€ (incl. VAT)

Weaving Story 3

Materials: wool, cotton
Size: 120 x 70 cm
Weight: 3.2 kg
Recommended retail price: 900 € (incl. VAT)
photo credits: Roald Aron