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Frank Connet –

Apr 7, 2010 | 2 Comments

Frank Connet’s work makes me want to write in all caps, or at least indulge in an excess of exclamation marks! Definitely “major wow”.  Some of  his  Work on Wool reminds me of Gee’s Bend Quilts and Japanese Boro textiles (posted about here). Regardless, Connet’s pieces are their very own thing.

Click here for Wikipedia’s entry on the shibori technique he uses.

Gudrun Sjoden –

Apr 5, 2010 | Leave a Comment

The home section of Swedish company Gudrun Sjoden’s website is full of colorful textiles — all beautifully photographed in bucolic and decisively un-winter-like settings.

(Forgive my simplification of GS’s name, I haven’t figured out how to insert umlauts, etc…)

Neue Finds –

Apr 2, 2010 | Leave a Comment

A recent post on The New York Times’ design blog led me to numerous textile-related offerings on the Neue Galerie’s museum shop website, like the utility blanket pictured above and the remarkably well priced Wiener Werkstatte inspired pillows offered here.