Sitawi Carpet.

Design: Helmut Scheufele.

Sitawi – Swahili for bloom. A sea of white blooms in the yellow sand of the desert. There is a saying in Kenya: “Every flower has its own scent.” 

Low-pile carpet made from 50% wool, 40% silk and 10% nettle.

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Sitawi, Swahili for bloom

“Every flower has its own scent.”

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.