Browsing articles from "October, 2009"

Threads of Life –

Oct 8, 2009 | Leave a Comment

Self-described, Threads of Life is:

…a fair trade business that uses culture and conservation to alleviate poverty in rural Indonesia. The heirloom-quality textiles and baskets we commission are made with local materials and natural dyes. With the proceeds from the Threads of Life gallery, we help weavers to form independent cooperatives and to manage their resources sustainably.

Jane Doyle –

Oct 6, 2009 | 1 Comment

Recent print references to Sol LeWitt (The New York Times Style Magazine / The World of Interiors), Betty Draper’s post-Rome house-dress (last night’s episode) and The September Issue‘s exposition on color block (still in theaters) make Jane Doyle’s contemporary rag rugs feel all the more “of the moment”. Available for purchase directly from her website.

Lori Weitzner –

Oct 1, 2009 | Leave a Comment

Above, a textile and pattern infused beauty shot from the website of design powerhouse Lori Weitzner, a woman who knows how to build an incredibly diverse, luxury brand…It’s a good image to begin the first full month of Fall — and to mark my 200th post, two years to the day after my first.