Tomi Leppänen is a Finnish graphic designer behind Typewriter collection. A collection of rugs for both out- and indoors, textile handmade of recycled plastic bottles and details embroidered by hand. Inspiration for Typewriter rug Collection comes from Tomi's obsession with typography. Freshly Nordic, joyful and minimalistic design is a study of the four most basic glyphs. Tomi is obsessed with the Smiley symbol and emotions and those became the theme for the Typewriter collection.
Ethical and ecological production. Handmade in a small village in Northerin India. Nordic design meets sustainable production. Material is fibre made ofrecycled plastic bottles and this high quality design rug is suitable for both outdoors and indoors.
This is not totally new area for Tomi, as he has learned about Anni Albers's use of this technique at the Bauhaus. Albers made some experiments for her textile patterns with using glyphs only.
Smiley as well other rugs of Typewriter collection are all handmade and thically produced. This is an ecological rug, spreading joy in these times we live in now. We need more smiles. Let the smiles spread around your home and offices with Tomi's joyful, Nordic and minimalistic design.
Rug material is durable and suitanble for outdoor and indoor use. Smiley pattern may also be done in Mum's original wool quality.