Collection by Abigail Doan

Product Spotlight: Carpet of Life


Using authentic crafting techniques handed down through generations, women from rural villages in the oasis of M’hamid El Ghizlane in the Sahara Desert transform cast-off textiles and donated clothing into each "co-designed" Carpet of Life. This unique recycling concept is based on traditional Moroccan carpets called Boucherouite or Boucherwi, typically made by families from nomadic backgrounds. Each piece is totally one-of-a-kind and created intuitively by the artisans in response to donated materials provided by clients for commissioned carpets.

Clients who commission one-of-a-kind pieces by Carpet of Life often provide clothes from their own personal wardrobes...
Photo by: Pam Kat and stylist Sander van...
Ironically, raw materials for creating new products are in short supply in remote regions of Morocco.
Carpet of Life is an Amsterdam and Moroccan-based initiative that has provided sustainable income for the Moroccan...
Interested parties can contact Carpet of Life directly for details on how to share their own recycled materials and...
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