Mashup carpets are an idea that could only have taken off with the simultaneous rise of the idea of the mashup. Design company Kymo took vintage rugs -- oriental rugs, mostly -- and recreated them into modern decor. The result is modern, beautiful and just a little dirty.
Mashup carpets are not only cool, they're earth-friendly. Raw materials that get reused after their previous incarnation help ensure less trash and less consumption.
Implications - In today's industry, there are many consumers who seek products with boast contemporary and vintage qualities. Businesses that can incorporate signature styles with modern design will experience favorable results. Such products will likely satisfy the often contradictory consumer demands within society today.