Large Donut Rug, 2012
Plastic, cardboard, H 83 x W 223 cm
Photo: Frank Kleinbach, © ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen)
White plastic bags, shaped into 201 "Donuts" using cardboard discs. Fat Donuts, all the same size. Soft and pleasant for the feet. All of them woven together with strips of colourful plastic, red, blue, green, yellow – in clear geometrical shapes. Almost oriental. And if needed, easy to repair.
Juli Foos studied art and design at the Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design, Germany, and at Aalto University Helsinki. She worked for nearly two years as a freelancer in Germany, before moving to Finland in 2013. In the course of numerous jobs and internships Foos has experimented widely with handicrafts, recycling, graphic design and comics. She loves discovering things that others often overlook.