Usiku Carpet.

Design: Helmut Scheufele.

A Swahili saying states: “If you walk in the dark, you won't stumble.” The low-pile carpet – named after the Swahili expression for night – is naturally balanced with equal proportions of Tibetan highland wool, fine Chinese silk, and nettle fibers.


Usiku, Swahili for night.

“If you walk in the dark, you won't stumble.”

Learn more about the story behind Legends of Carpets.

Walter K. 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.