Browsing articles from "November, 2010"

Textiles At Home –

Nov 29, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Inspired by the book Living With Decorative Textiles, Tribal Trappings is now dedicating a section of their own website to the textile displays of clients and friends. (They also invite outside submissions.) Needless to say, both the book and the site beckon closer examination.

William Hundley –

Nov 26, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Fabrics are on the run in these surreal photographs by William Hundley.

Via Design Boom.

Galerie Shabab –

Nov 24, 2010 | Leave a Comment

There’s an interesting array of mid-century and art deco carpets for sale at Galerie Shabab, best viewed through their inventory posted on 1st Dibs. Above, a detail of a Chinese carpet from the 1920’s.

Etsuko Furuya –

Nov 22, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Japanese fabric designer Etsuko Furuya makes function decorative in prints capturing cars, cameras, sunglasses, buses and bicycles. It’s anti-decoration decoration. Available at Super Buzzy, among other sites.

Michael Brennand-Wood

Nov 19, 2010 | Leave a Comment

I wish more description was given to each of the pieces shown on his site but nonetheless Michael Brennand-Wood’s work is amazing! He’s described here to be “internationally regarded as one of the most innovative and inspiring artists working in textiles”.

Virginia Johnson –

Nov 17, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Yet another enviable bio (as well as pillows, bedding and carpets) to by found at Virginia Johnson.

Via Covet Garden by way of Style Files.

Katherine Rally –

Nov 15, 2010 | Leave a Comment

As described in their bio, husband and wife duo Katherine and Rally Dupps opted for adventure rather than drudgery when the recession hit. They moved to Bali and started a new business producing beautiful fabrics, pillows, and table linens. Looking at their website it seems they made the perfect decision.

Via Diane Bergeron.

Textiles of the Islamic World –

Nov 12, 2010 | 2 Comments

— A new book from esteemed textile historian John Gillow. Perfect for upcoming holiday wish (and gift) lists.

Flor –

Nov 10, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Flor’s pattern selection keeps getting better and better. Above, their new Sophistikat design.

Carl Otto Czeschka –

Nov 8, 2010 | Leave a Comment

The website Yves Macaux is the internet equivalent of an unmarked side street door leading to a very exclusive shop. In this instance the shop sells 19th-20th century wares from the Arts & Crafts movement, the Vienna Secessionists, and Wiener Werkstatte. Above, a textile fragment by Carol Otto Czeschka.