We are surrounded by artwork and inspiration everyday and sometimes inspiration for a new rug comes from unlikely places.
Co-Founder Walter Chapin frequently travels to India and China to visit our factories. It is important to Company C, our dealers and customers that the quality of our facilities and their working conditions are as high as the quality of our products. During his visits, Walter tours the factories currently producing Company C products as well as potential factories.
It’s not all work though! One of Walter’s passions, and his idea of colorful living, is cooking and dining on local cuisines. So he takes these opportunities to soak in the culture, tour the cities, and dine at the most authentic restaurants. On a recent trip to China, Walter was amazed by the incredible beauty of the stonework in the garden pictured below. Stones of varying size, shape, color and texture were pieced together to create a beautiful mosaic path in the garden.
Upon his return to the office, Walter shared the details of his trip with our design team. They were inspired by his pictures of the mosaics featured in the beautiful Chinese garden. Our design team set to work creating their own stone path! At the time they were working on the new Colorful Outdoors collection. The Mediterranean color palette had been decided but the designs were still being finalized. Inspiration from Walter’s pictures and stories combined with the colorful Mediterranean color palette, was just the motivation they needed to create our one of a kind Mosaic rug. Varying shapes and ocean colors create whimsical medallions and swirls of cool blues, aqua, greens and yellow.
We can’t think of a better way to color your porch or patio than with a colorful Mosaic!