Suma Carpet.

Design: Helmut Scheufele.

An African saying shows us the way: “Follow the flow of the water.” Suma, Swahili for water, is the name of this design. The low-pile carpet is made from equal proportions of Tibetan highland wool, fine Chinese silk, and nettle fibers. 

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Suma, Swahili for water.

"Follow the flow of water."

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.