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Home Eco Awareness

'Global Warming' Polar Bear Rug

— August 6, 2008 — Art & Design
This poignant and haunting rug design shows a single polar bear stranded and alone on a tiny ice floe in a vast sea of blue water. The rug delivers a distressing message of the results of Global Warming and is aptly titled just that.

"Global Warming contrasts the comfort and softness of a rug with a thorny problem that is specific to our time," says NEL.

The 'Global Warming' rug is manufactured by Nanimarquina, a Spanish carpet company for NEL, a Mexican collective of designers. The rug is 100% New Zealand wool and the stand-up polar bear is made from felt.

The image is very sad indeed.
Trend Themes
1. Eco Awareness - Opportunity for creating eco-friendly products and raising awareness about environmental issues.
2. Global Warming - Potential for innovative solutions and technologies to combat the effects of global warming.
3. Sustainable Design - Demand for sustainable and ethically produced products and designs.
Industry Implications
1. Textile Industry - Opportunity to develop eco-friendly textiles and materials for sustainable products.
2. Environmental Conservation - Need for innovative initiatives and technologies to mitigate the impact of global warming.
3. Design Industry - Opportunity to create visually impactful designs that raise awareness about global environmental issues.
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