Santa Barbara Modern Home have a wonderful contemporary collection of these striking rugs. Bold in color and modern in style, these fresco inspired designs appear as though painted by hand. Our Fresco Style Collection is finely crafted with wool and hand-spun, hand-carved silk, which brings a unique texture to these handsome carpets.
Our Fresco collection is inspired by modern abstract art, mostly working with texture and colored with natural dyes. Most compositions of these Fresco rugs are Reminiscent of the Abstract Impressionist Movement.
Marc Rothko is best known as one of the central figures of the Abstract Expressionist movement in American art in the 1950s and ’60s. Abstract expressionism is a post–World War II art movement in American painting, building on elements of abstract art and expressionism. The movement is closely associated with painting, and painters such as Arshile Gorky, Franz Kline, Clyfford Still, Hans Hofmann, Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock, Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning and others.
At Santa Barbara Modern Home our collections of Fresco rugs and carpets all have an element of Abstract Expressionism. These Fine hand-knotted wool and silk carpets are unique contemporary masterpieces and they bring a modern edge to any room.