Browsing articles from "September, 2011"

Giardino –

Sep 9, 2011 | 1 Comment

Here’s a collection of finely made pillows, runners, napkins and tea towels — all decorated with hand-printed designs carefully rendered in a wonderful range of colors. Pictured above, a set of passionflower napkins in ochre.

Kilims, On Display & Online –

Sep 7, 2011 | Leave a Comment

This coming weekend the de Young Museum in San Francisco will open an exhibition titled, The Art of the Anatolian Kilim: Highlights from the McCoy Jones Collection. With works dating from the 15th – 19th century the show is a great chance to see the real thing up close. For kilims of a decorative rather than historic nature visit Orientina. Above, a vintage kilim from the shop.

Nying Zemo –

Sep 2, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Nying Zemo (great name!) is a rug company with an “art-focused” approach to carpets. Above is a cropped view of a Meganaut, a carpet designed by painter Scott Petrie.

Via this related link on 1st Dibs.

P.S. Labor Day weekend is upon us in the States. I’ll be back to Fibercopia post holiday.