10 Super Sick Carpets. Bev Hisey Dirty Dishes Area Rugs.

You may not want Anthrax anywhere near or in your home, but if it’s an area rug by Bev Hisey of the same name, you may change your mind.

Bev Hisey Dirty Dishes Area Rugs

Bev Hisey Dirty Dishes Area Rugs
above: Hisey’s Anthrax rug (above image courtesy of mocoloco)

As part of Toronto based textile designer Bev Hisey’s large collection, these hand tufted wool carpets emulate magnified infections, viruses and bacteria.

Named the ‘Dirty Dishes’ collection (as in Petri dishes), the ten individual carpets are three dimensional, colorful wool renderings of Cholera, Botulism, Acinobacter, Anthrax, SARS, The flu, Anthrax, Strep, HIV and E.coli.


Botulism (that’s what is in Botox):







E. coli:

Bev Hisey has a large and beautiful collection of carpets, runners and cushions. In varied styles and materials, be sure to them all at her site here.

Bev Hisey
1066 Dundas Street West,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M6J 1W8