Rug Connessioni

designed by Armando Milani
The "Inganni Spaziali" collection celebrates Italian design through a collaboration with a historic name in graphic design, Armando Milani. The four rugs that compose the group, Emozioni, Illusione, Grovigli, and Connessioni, are the large-scale transposition of analog works from the 1970s. Optical illusions on paper and sophisticated shapes come to life in the rug composed of natural and precious fibers. To recreate the three-dimensionality of volumes and the light and dark of the rug's weave of Connessioni, we combined 85% wool and 15% silk yarns with a 100 knots/inch² knot density. The grayscale palette and homogeneous 6mm pile height evoke the surface of paper-cotton by returning a soft and tactile feeling. The sizes and rectangular shapes of the rugs maintain the proportions of Milani's original works; however, they can be adapted to the client's needs.
Rug ID
Wool 85%, Silk 15%
Knot Density
100 knots/inch²
Pile Height
Terms Of Production
Armando Milani
designed by
Armando Milani
Armando Milani was born in Milan in 1940. He studied as a graphic designer with Albe Steiner. He opened his own studio in Milan in 1970 and in New York in 1980, after a collaboration with Massimo Vignelli. Member of the AGI (Alliance Graphique International) since 1983, he is an expert of Corporate Identity, Editorial Design, Humanitarian and Ecological posters. In 1995 he received a prize for his poster New York City Capital of the World. He published several books: “A double Life of 80 AGI designers” on creativity and sense of humour, “Fifty Poems of Ferlinghetti, Fifty Images of Milani”, “No Words Posters” speechless poster of hundred AGI members and “Ubuntu Collection Posters” for Nelson Mandela. In 2002 Armando designed the poster “War/Peace “ for the United Nations and in 2022 the poster “European Future” for the European Parliament. In 2017 he received a gold medal for his humanitarian posters from the University Anahuac in Mexico City.
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