Browsing articles from "April, 2010"

Maharani –

Apr 30, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Maharani is a nicely designed site from London that offers textiles from India, including antique phulkari from Punjab.  For Wikipedia’s entry on this type of Indian embroidery click here.

Etro –

Apr 28, 2010 | Leave a Comment

— Luxe pillows with a global-fusion flair from Etro, available for purchase at Sue Fisher King.

Canvas –

Apr 26, 2010 | Leave a Comment

There’s a new print catalog filtering through the mail: Canvas, vol. 1. It’s the kind of catalog that makes you want to live a cleaner, slower, healthier life than the one you’re living now; a life made richer by 100% baby alpaca throws.

Florence Broadhurst –

Apr 23, 2010 | Leave a Comment

More wonderfully offbeat carpets. This one is Eden No. 9 from Knots Rugs’ Florence Broadhurst collection, out of London.  (Go to their “Rug Star Classic” link and then to “Eden” for details.)  Cadrys in Australia also supplies Broadhurst inspired carpets and offers this short Broadhurst bio on their website.

Calypso –

Apr 21, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Calypso (among the many textile related leads offered up by May’s Elle Decor) has an attractive collection of  pillows, quilts, and carpets. They also have scarves just waiting to be re-purposed for a window, or a table, or a bed. Deauville is above.

Fishs & Posh –

Apr 19, 2010 | Leave a Comment

This is a two-for-one entry to add to the ongoing list of eye catching dish towels. First there’s POSH Chicago’s website and these flour sack dish towels, among others in their accessories section. And then there’s NYC’s Fishs Eddy where Alice can be found, above.

Shyam Ahuja –

Apr 17, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Shyam Ahuja’s website is largely still under construction but I think it will be a good source in the future. I saw some beautiful (indoor) fabrics by the company at Janus et Cie so I’m intrigued to see what will be added online in the coming weeks / months. Their Cindy Singh flatweave floor coverings are pictured above.

Rapture & Wright –

Apr 15, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Rapture & Wright is a boutique fabric and wallpaper company with a contemporary Arts & Crafts feel. You can almost see the leaves drifting to the ground in their Beauvallon pattern, above.

Via Shelter Pop.

Indigo Arts –

Apr 12, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Indigo Arts has a variety of non-European textiles for sale, including this strikingly white mudcloth from Mali, detail above.

Via Ghana Rising.

Amenity –

Apr 10, 2010 | Leave a Comment

— Crisp textiles from Amenity for “modern organic living”. Above, their Fern table runner.

Via Apartment Therapy.