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Eugenia Pinna

  • This Sardinia wool carpet features a balanced geometrical motif, carefully designed to obtain a balance in the composition of stripes and the small slant modules inspired by the shape of a sprout.

  • This Sardinian wool carpet features a balanced geometrical motif with stripes and alternating light and dark grey shades.

  • These large carpets in Sardinian wool have an abstract decoration of fine artistic and contemporary taste, with irregular backgrounds of contrasting full colours crafted with a particular woven pattern, locally known as a manu tenta.

  • B’Estes is a small but significant collection that includes three typical Sardinian animals: the sheep, the donkey and the wild boar.

  • Decorative panels made of Sardinia wool, woven following the traditional tapestry technique, embellished with exposed weaves on a red, black and yellow field.

The artisan

Weaver and creative Eugenia Pinna is an example of how the ancient wool weaving tradition, typical of the village of Nule, can be enhanced with a contemporary style and design. Trained as a designer at IED, Istituto Europeo di Design of Cagliari, she brings forth a work that is characterized by innovative solutions, both in design and colour choices. Starting from the materials, technique and motifs inspired by old blankets, she creates new compositions: the result is a small collection of carpets and textile objects, in line with contemporary tastes and trends, and made with the wicker technique; the wool artefacts are woven on Nule traditional vertical looms.

The collection

The production mainly includes carpets. Completely hand-crafted, they feature a 4.5 mm thick texture. They have a strong wear resistance and are double-faced. Customized in sizes and colours, with a maximum width of 200 cm, they all feature the unmistakable style of the craftsman designer.

The technique

For the production of her artifacts, Eugenia Pinna first reworks the graphics of traditional motifs and studies chromatic solutions; she then carries out the work using the traditional wicker technique on a vertical Nule loom, working with Sardinian wool warps and wefts.

More details on the Mediterranean Crafts Archive

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Where to find them

Eugenia Pinna Via Caprera, 50 07010 Nule (SS)


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