El Avila - The iconic mountain in an artist abstraction

About the Project

Caracas-based art collector requested a custom rug for the family penthouse in the exotic Venezuelan city. Odabashin comissioned Venezuelan artist, Johanna Boccardo to interpret the famed iconic "El Avila" mountain in a hand-knotted tibetan knot rug as the central feature of the living room. 

The second rug is an abstraction of a Google map of the location of the residence. Using silk and New Zealand wool, the rug expresses a sense of place and context among the clilent's extensive art collection. 

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  1. El Avila
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