Browsing articles from "January, 2011"

Nancy Crow –

Jan 31, 2011 | Leave a Comment


With retreats, tours and exhibitions Nancy Crow is clearly a powerhouse of creative energy, and enterprise. Read her inspiring artist’s statement here.

Classic Modern –

Jan 28, 2011 | Leave a Comment

A screenprinted 1960’s/70’s peacock textile artwork by Hans-Jurgen Schobel for Sodahl of Denmark.

Available for sale here at Classic Modern.

The African Fabric Shop –

Jan 26, 2011 | 1 Comment

An indigo stripe hand-dyed in Gambia, one of several hidden gems available here.

Stella Rubin –

Jan 24, 2011 | Leave a Comment

A small photo caption in The New York Times today led me here, to Stella Rubin’s online collection of 19th and 20th century quilts. If I was a textile designer I’d be trolling quilt sites like this for ideas and inspiration — there’s so much strong visual material to consume and reference. I love the vaguely Art Deco feel of the quilt above, never mind that it’s actually Pennsylvania Mennonite, circa 1900.

Frame It –

Jan 21, 2011 | 1 Comment

Sometimes a yard or two is best used (and spent) on the wall. In this case I believe the fabric is by Donghia.

Via Decor Pad.

MM Design –

Jan 19, 2011 | 1 Comment

MM Design represents the work of several textile designers including Sam Kasten, Nigel Atkinson and Peter Fasano. The image above is from Fasano’s handprinted pattern Delicata Carbon. Links to each designer’s website can be found here.

Jean Francois Lesage –

Jan 17, 2011 | 1 Comment

Embroidery at its finest (and most mind boggling-ly luxurious) at Jean Francois Lesage. What a world of extremes we live in.

Alice Kettle –

Jan 14, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Mysteriously, textile artist Alice Kettle appears to be painting with needle and thread. Above, a detail of her 2009 work Pause. (Click on her “new.proj” tab for more in this series.)

Via the Basingstoke Gazette.

Nilufar –

Jan 12, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Italian architects Caturegli and Formica have collaborated with the rug company Nilufar to create a series of limited edition carpets inspired by the duo’s interest in travel, both spatial and subjective. The carpet above portrays the design of a village in Mali.

– All via The Autumn 2010 edition of Cover magazine and the article “Architect of the Floor” by Natasha Randall.

BoConcept –

Jan 10, 2011 | Leave a Comment

– Colorful sari throws from BoConcept. See Elle Decor’s post here for details.

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