textiles

Furniture Mar 24, 2011

Knit Stools by Claire-Anne O’Brien

Hailing from Ireland, Claire-Anne O’Brien is a recent graduate of the Royal College of Art. Her work finds intersection in textiles and furniture, and in the case of the Knit Stools strikes the balance with undeniable charm. About the… Read more
Design Jan 12, 2011

Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec Design Rugs

Maison & Objet takes place in Paris from 21 to 25 January, 2011. On of the highlights to emerge early is the rug designs by French duo Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec. Produced by Spanish neighbors nanimarquina, the collection takes the … Read more
Art Jul 23, 2010

Video | Kimsooja: Art & Everyday Life

Kimsooja’s videos and installations blur the boundaries between aesthetics and transcendent experience through their use of repetitive actions, meditative practices, and serial forms. In many pieces, everyday actions—such as sewing or… Read more
Design Jun 2, 2010

“Art by the Yard” at The Textile Museum

Now open at Washington, DC’s Textile Museum, Art by the Yard: Women Design Midcentury Britain highlights three female designers integral to the revolutionary post war approach to domestic arts. Lucian Day, Jacqueline Groag, and Marian… Read more
Design Mar 22, 2010

Very Sanderson – 150 Years Of English Decoration

London’s Fashion and Textile Museum celebrates 150 years of development and innovation in the Sanderson company. Their exhibition, Very Sanderson, is curated by Mary Schoeser, and highlights the best of the Sanderson archives and showcases… Read more
Art Feb 5, 2010

Erma Martin Yost at Noho Gallery

Running through February 27, 2010, Noho Gallery presents new work by Erma Martin Yost in the form of “Felted Flightscapes.” Yost’s hand-stitched constructions incorporate birds as metaphor, allowing a fusion of inner and outer worlds. Her… Read more
Design Jan 4, 2010

Elisa Strozyk’s Wooden Textiles

Born in Berlin, Elisa Strozyk recieved her MA in Future Textile Design from Central St. Martins in 2009. Her training is evident in her wooden textile work. Thin veneer applied to fabric backing creates the patterning, and Strozyk employs… Read more
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