Browsing articles from "July, 2011"

Masala Chai & Beyond –

Jul 29, 2011 | Leave a Comment

It’s easy to find yourself far aloft and far from home in the search for new textile inspiration. Tonight it’s India with three sites of interest: Masala Chai, Anek Designs (pillow featured here), and the Indian textile importer Maharaja Me.

Mina Perhonen –

Jul 27, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Here’s a gem of a site that offers over ten years’ worth of delightfully idiosyncratic original textile patterns to revel in. Above, a cropped version of the company’s 2011 fabric called “turn around”.

Via Eva Lunda.

Affaires Nomades –

Jul 25, 2011 | Leave a Comment

I love the poetic, introspective sensibility and the soothing, hand-shaped aesthetic of Affaires Nomades.

Via 13 Threads.

Mia Cullin –

Jul 22, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Mia Cullin’s textile work: super fun, super different, super cool.

Penny Morrison –

Jul 20, 2011 | Leave a Comment

As much as I like John Robshaw it’s always nice to find Indo-inspired print yardage that somehow managed to be designed by someone else! Penny Morrison provides some competition.

Via Style Beat.

Dia Living –

Jul 18, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Dia Living offers a nicely edited (and presented) selection of hand crafted textiles for the home that includes “one of a kind” items like the vintage Rabari throw pictured above as well as rugs, table linens, bedding, etc.

Ellie Curtis –

Jul 15, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Wildly imaginative and just a bit scary (in an Edward Gorey sort of way), Ellie Curtis‘ textile designs are in a world apart.

Via Look See.

Hand/Eye, World Textiles –

Jul 13, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Hand/Eye Magazine’s Summer issue, dedicated to World Textiles, is now available online and in print. Filled with beautiful photography, the issue includes articles on textiles from India, Japan, Madagascar, Mexico and beyond.  I hope it’s enjoyed by many.

India Rose –

Jul 11, 2011 | Leave a Comment

With stripes, polka dots and ruffles India Rose has cheerful domesticity covered.

Oliver Yaphe –

Jul 8, 2011 | Leave a Comment

~ Striped carpets and a fun blog at Oliver Yaphe.