Liliana Ovalle is Inspired by the Ingenuity of Knot Tying

 - Apr 6, 2012
References: lilianaovalle & itsnicethat
In regards to her line of modern furniture, Mexican city-born designer Liliana Ovalle gets her inspiration from the "improvisation and low resources of the people in Mexico city."

Not everyone is privy to a U-Haul let alone a simple trolley, for them moving becomes an exercise of manipulation and careful knot tying. Most of us have come across the nomad whose entire abode is carried within a shopping cart, with various bags and equipment strapped to the side. This sense of intricate binding alongside an overabundance of material is what we get from Liliana Ovalle's furniture.

Utilizing a straight-forward design for a base frame, the Royal College of art Graduate ties a variety of pillows and blankets in a fashion that looks as if comfort is literally spilling out.