Colour Block Throw Blanket by Vitra
Color Block Blanket (Throw)
Vitra Design Museum, Europe
Designer: Hella Jongerius
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Decorate your house with decorative Colour Block throw blankets in trendy black-blue, blue-bordeaux and pink-beige. Created by the Dutch designer Hella Jongerius, Vitra's colorful "Colour Block" blankets are fashioned from 100% Peruvian highland wool which in incredibly soft and warm. Displaying a check-like pattern, the throw blanket's generous size (80 1/3" x 51 1/5") is perfect for draping it over an armchair or bed.
Colour Blocks is a a design by Hella Jongerius. Hella Jongerius is a renowned Dutch industrial designer known for her inventive approach to products. Jongerius’ designs a range of products, including furniture, lighting, glassware, ceramics, and textiles. Her work combines the traditional with the contemporary, the newest technologies with age-old craft techniques. She has worked for many prestigious clients, including KLM, Vitra, Maharam, Royal Tichelaar Makkum, and Nymphenburg, and her work is held in the collections of MoMA New York, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam, the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, and the V&A Museum in London, amongst many others.
The Colour Block Blankets by Dutch designer Hella Jongerius are a perfect illustration of how the variation of hues used for warp and weft threads affects the colour scheme of a woven textile. Four contrasting colour blocks of greater or lesser intensity attractively interact to form a decorative overall pattern. The different two-tone combinations of coloured thread are visible on the edges of the blanket: in the hues of the fringe at both ends and in the thin stripes of colour woven in the visible selvedge along the sides.
100% Peruvian highland wool. Dimensions: 80.25" l x 51.25" w.
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