Young Designer Throw – Ourboros
Designed by Jade Taylor named ‘Ouroboros’.
‘Ouroboros’ is an ancient Greek symbol that depicts a serpent eating its own tail as a symbol and metaphor for rebirth/recreation and infinity. The sweeping arches represent the re-interpretation of the traditional ouroboros symbol: the lines follow a continuous path where they disappear and re-emerge into its former self, an infinite cycle of re-creation and dismantling of itself.
ABOUT THE DESIGNER:
Jade Taylor is a 21 year old, multi-disciplinary artist based in Johannesburg, South Africa. She is currently studying Communication Design at the University of Johannesburg which embodies the importance of the visual relationship between design and the message it communicates.
FABRICATION: 100% cotton, Black & Ecru
PROCESS: Jacquard reversible knit with ribbed trim on two sides
SIZE: 130cm x 190cm (51,18 inches x 74,80 inches) including the trims. Note that sizing may vary slightly by batch.
WEIGHT: Medium weight knit, approximately 1,8kg per piece
CARE INSTRUCTIONS: Delicate machine wash using cold water. Do not wash with other items. Do not use fabric softener. Do not bleach, soak rub or wring while washing. Reshape while damp. Flat dry away from direct sunlight. Do not tumble dry or iron.
PACKAGING: Each branded throw is beautifully packaged inside a custom calico bag along with an A6 print of the relevant artwork.
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