We’ve seen Google Earth imagery used to create artwork in the form of items such as “Every Basketball Court in Manhattan” and Bill Guffey’s Street View-based art, but today’s story from the Netherlands puts a unique twist on Google Earth art — using imagery to create rugs.
Roosmarijn Pallandt creates the art using natural fibers and yarns. From her website:
Rather than employing traditional motifs, the designs are depicted by Google Earth pictures from the territory where the manufacturers live. Traditional weaving, tufting and knotting techniques visualize aerial pictures, without any additional coloring.