Pierre Cardin Art Deco Rug
Pierre Cardin Born in Italy, the award-winning French designer Pierre Cardin (1922 - ) has created an international brand with an impressively diverse range of products that includes clothing, accessories, bicycles, carpets, furniture and interior design pieces. Cardin's family immigrated to Paris in 1924. Following years of poverty in the wake of WWI, he studied architecture and later became the head of the Dior fashion house before establishing his own haute couture atelier. Cardin's carpet designs embody his signature geometric style along with stylistic elements synonymous with mid-century design trends. Pierre Cardin carpets include a woven inscription with the designer's full name written in a cursive script.