Chimbuka Carpet.

Design: Helmut Scheufele.

A Swahili saying states: “A good beginning promises a good end.” Chimbuka means sunrise, and the design reflects the colors of the sky: intense red and blue tones as if conjured up by the morning or evening light. 

Low-pile carpet made from 58% wool, 37% silk and 5% nettle.

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Chimbuka, Swahili for sunrise.

“A good beginning promises a good end.”

Learn more about the story behind Legends of Carpets.

Walter Knoll carpets have been developed in collaboration with fabric designer Helmut Scheufele and are inspired by the landscapes and colors of Africa. The collection draws its strength from the creativity of the continent Africa which materializes into timeless, woven works of art.