Designers create a more sustainable Islamic prayer mat
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There are very few products that cannot be made more sustainable. At Springwise, we have seen products as diverse as toothbrushes and mascara made more sustainable through the use of environmentally friendly design or materials. Now, Bahraini designers from Shepherd Design Studio have applied this thinking to creating a more sustainable Islamic prayer rug. Daily Muslim prayer involves kneeling, standing and prostration, in addition to verbal prayers. Many Muslims use a traditional prayer rug, which provides a clean place for daily prayers in any location. Given that so many people use prayer rugs, the designers reasoned that reducing the amount of…
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