From Blunder to Beauty, "Project Error" Redefines Luxury Rug Design

CompanyJaipur Rugs
Lead DesignerKavita Chaudhary
ClientKavita Chaudhary
Prize(s)Honorable Mention
Entry Description

In the world of luxury design, perfection is king, down to
the last minute detail. But in the eyes of internationally-
renowned rug designer Kavita “Kavi" Chaudhary,
blunders can be the purest form of art… and the
inspiration behind a stunningly unique collection aptly
named "Project Error.” The “Anthar” rug is the
collection’s highlight, the product of a "faulty" carpet
created by three artisans weaving comically out of sync
for weeks. From discord to harmony, four months’ work
became a striking design born of error rather than the
perfect pattern originally intended. Anthar embraces the
subtle differences that occur during an incredibly
involved creative process, where a network of artisans
who don’t always share a vision work by hand, from
carding raw wool to weaving. Focusing on “nature's
mistakes,” Project Error recognizes the misprints and
aberrations that would normally be tossed as the
unconventional forms of artistic expression they actually