Well it looks like someone wants to one up the Landscape Rugs, and of course that someone has something to do with Google. Surprise, surprise. +1, anyone? Alright, so maybe Munich-born designer David Hanauer isn’t affiliated with Google, but he makes rugs that employ screenshots pulled from Google Earth for their unique patterns. Usually taken from the Las Vegas or Los Angeles areas, they are created by repeating and reflecting images that Hanauer has lightly retouched (and in certain cases, still contain a Google watermark). They aren’t as distinct as the landscape rugs, but it’s precisely that what is it? effect that makes them cooler. Sound familiar?
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