tablecloth inspired by arabic poem

The design of this damask woven tablecloth was inspired by an Arabic poem in which water is celebrated as cosmic food that unifies everything. The words of the poem make up the pattern and seem to move like waves across the fabric. This tablecloth, designed by Paul van Berkel, is available in various beautiful colors and can be bought at Nolita and The Frozen Fountain in Amsterdam.

4 Responses to tablecloth inspired by arabic poem

  1. Do you know what the poem says?

  2. I am an Arab and this is not Arabic !!!

  3. The design is inspired on an Arabic poem, not written in Arabic.

  4. what a clever design. i love arabic calligraphy and thats a brilliant modern interpretation of it.

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