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.

Abigail Borg –

Jan 7, 2011 | 1 Comment

Abigail Borg’s fabrics led me to look up “sexy ugly” in the urban dictionary, and that’s just what I like about them. Are they beautiful, or are they ugly? Are they cloying and fussy and “old lady”, or is their self-assured decadence alluring despite prejudice and protest? I think the later.

Laughing Bird –

Jan 5, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Australian artist Freedom Wilson of Laughing Bird creates textile designs full of wildlife and delicate whimsy. Her work is currently constrained to tea towels, aprons, and other small items.  May it be let loose on yardage soon.

Via Cross Pollination.

New from Amenity –

Jan 3, 2011 | 1 Comment

Perusing the very informative website Ecouterre brought me back to Amenity this evening, a site I did a post on back in April. They’ve since added several new products with their Fall/Winter collection, including these hand knitted, Bolivian-made throws.