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Magic Carpets
  • 208 pages 
  • 27.5cm x 21cm 
  • Published in Amsterdam, 2020 

Zooming in on one mundane yet infinitely enigmatic object at a time, every issue of MacGuffin combines scrupulous research with design geekery to present a thick volume of illuminating, satisfying reading.


Make yourself as snug as a bug in a rug and open up MacGuffin Nº9, dedicated entirely to the world beneath your feet: ‘The Rug’.


In this issue:


  • Entering a bazaar packed to the rafters with carpet jungles
  • Carpet beaters and carpet traders
  • War rugs, hairy rugs and prayer rugs
  • Magic carpets, airport carpets and travelling carpets
  • Carpets from Pakistan, Palestine, Persia and Poland


For a deep dive into the world of The Ball, get MacGuffin issue 6 here.

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