Uncommon Goods –

Oct 20, 2011 | Leave a Comment

batik pillow

One of three continent-themed batik pillow designs made in South West India and sold at Uncommon Goods.

Via Eco Salon.

Designers Guild –

Oct 18, 2011 | Leave a Comment

tricia guild fabric


A perfect instance for the phrase “riot of color”, this exuberant pattern – called Amrapali – is from Designers Guild’s latest collection.

Ascher Squares –

Oct 16, 2011 | 1 Comment

Ascher Scarves

As summarized here by The New York Times, the British company Ascher has added three new designs to their 60+ year collection of scarves, all designed personally by famous artists and produced in limited – and highly coveted – editions. Click here for two previous posts on the topic.

Charlene Mullen –

Oct 13, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Charlene Mullen, folk pillow

Embroidery artist Charlene Mullen uses needle and thread to embellish pillows (and a range of bespoke items) with portraits, cityscapes, trees, and an animal or two. The design above is from her Folk collection.

Via Katy Elliott.

Textile Field –

Oct 11, 2011 | Leave a Comment

textile art installation

Installed temporarily at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, this Textile Field by Kvradet and the design firm of Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec looks like absolute sensory heaven. What could be better than experiencing fine art on a grand scale while relaxing on a vast, soft expanse of color?

Via Curated.

And for a previous post on Bouroullec magic click here.

Watercolor Prints –

Oct 9, 2011 | 1 Comment

Etamine, watercolor print, fabric


It may be no more than a micro-trend, but watercolor-like prints seem to be emerging from a range of fabric lines this year. A new 2011 pattern called Grenadines from Etamine is pictured above; other examples include Malvasia from Rubelli and Encantada from Elitis.

Untold Imprint –

Oct 6, 2011 | Leave a Comment

tea towel, handmade


Quiet, dreamy, ethereal — all apt adjectives for the lovely, unassuming wares at Untold Imprint.

Limited Edition –

Oct 4, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Winner of this year’s ICFF Editors’ Award for carpet and flooring, Limited Edition represents a rare mix of opulence and minimalism. Above, their Mystic carpet.

Sister Batik –

Oct 2, 2011 | Leave a Comment


For anyone who loves wax prints Sister Batik is a great, colorful find. Visit their Etsy shop here.

Robert Stephenson –

Sep 29, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Compelling flatweaves from Robert Stephenson. Above, their Borneo design.