Dragoncon: Epic cosplayers gets Cease and Dessist letter for the vomitous Marriott carpet design they copied
CONGRATULATIONS to the cosplayers at the 2013 Dragoncon who dressed as the hideous carpet at the Atlanta Marriott hotel. But when one of the carpet assassins offered to supply the outfit to others, the lawyers stepped in. The garish horror flooring is made by Couristan Inc. Not only were they not ashamed to say they created that stuff, they issued a a legal threat.
Of all the things to get a Cease and Desist over, of ALL the replicas I’ve made over the years, I’ve received one from Courtisan Inc, designers if the Marriott Marquis Atlanta hotel carpet. Spoonflower has pulled the design, as is their right, so sorry everyone who wanted some fabric of their own!
The absurdity is palpable.
Surely the cosplayers were just blending in, so as not to clash with the carpets? As Courtisan notes on its website: “It’s safer to restrict yourself to one furnishing pattern per room”:
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