Browsing articles from "May, 2011"

Studiopatro –

May 30, 2011 | Leave a Comment

At Studiopatro stripes make everything better.

Gunta Stolzl –

May 27, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Bauhaus student Gunta Stolzl was a weaver and textile designer whose productive artistic career spanned more than five decades. Her work and life are summarized nicely here.

Via Not Keren.

Walter Zabriskie –

May 25, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Visit Walter Zabriskie for these stylish and versatile 18-20″ poufs made of handwoven rattan mats from Borneo.

Via Elle Decor, June 2011.

Nomad Textiles –

May 23, 2011 | Leave a Comment

A global assortment of traditional textiles can be found here at Nomad Textiles. Above, a detail of an African Ewe cloth.

Camilla Hounsell Halvorsen –

May 20, 2011 | 1 Comment

The Drops chair made by Camilla Hounsell Halvorsen uses recycled textiles, and makes a lot of fun.

Via DC Design Coop.

Cherry & East –

May 18, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Little gems and gift ideas for the textile inclined at Cherry & East. Pillow above here.

Green –

May 16, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Green: the Color and the Cause, an exhibition now on view at The Textile Museum in Washington D.C., is host to many interesting textile artists all on display for virtual audiences under the “Artists” tab here. Among them is Maggy Rozycki Hiltner whose work Hothouse Flowers is shown in partial view above.

Paul Poiret –

May 13, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Pre-Pop by Poiret. You can read about him here (on Wikipedia) and see more of his work by searching his name here (at the Met Museum).

Image via Cinoh.

Aboubakar Fofana –

May 11, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Aboubakar Fofana is a textile artist who uses traditional African dyeing methods (mostly prominently with indigo) to create limited edition fabrics. Visit Design Africa for contact and retail information.

Via Out & About Africa, a very worthwhile blog to explore.

Marimekko, In Situ –

May 9, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Context defines content in these Marimekko style shots by photographer Kaapo Kamu.

Via Desire To Inspire.