Clarence House & Kazumi Yoshida –

Sep 27, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Clarence House is unique for mixing its old world / old school stature with a persistent infusion of off beat, and sometimes off-the-wall designs. Kazumi Yoshida, the company’s intrepid design director, is often responsible for their quirkiest patterns and it’s his unique take on color, fabric and design that’s sure to make this new book (with a release date of 10/11) especially interesting.

Harvest Textiles –

Sep 25, 2011 | Leave a Comment

If you can’t visit them in Melbourne then bring Harvest Textiles to your home instead! They make and sell pillows, bedding, tea towels, fabric by the yard – and more – from their own screen print designs. Above, their Totem Collection cushion cover in canary.

Cover & Cloth –

Sep 22, 2011 | 1 Comment

The Autumn 2011 issue of Cover is now in circulation and with it comes an article by yours-truly about the current trend toward vibrant, acidic greens in textile design. As featured in the article, one of my favorite new patterns for 2011 is Christiopher Farr’s Dancers, featured above.

For Sale at D. Bryant Archie –

Sep 20, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Since doing my first post on D. Bryant Archie just under a year ago an online shop has been added to the website. Here you can purchase Bryant’s own designs as well as one-of-a-kind items like these pillows made from vintage Japanese and Nigerian fabrics.

Svenskt Tenn –

Sep 18, 2011 | Leave a Comment

 

Open since 1924, Swedish design company Svenskt Tenn is where Josef Frank became Josef Frank. Today the company preserves his legacy while also offering many of their own new designs. Above, their Manhattan pillow.

Eastern Knots –

Sep 16, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Inspired by images from the Hubble Space Telescope, the Cosmo Collection created for Eastern Knots brings a jolt of bold graphic energy to the more restrained tradition of Tibetan carpet design.

Kerry Croghan –

Sep 14, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Kerry Croghan’s website is under construction so for the moment this peek at her textile work (via MoCo Loco and Gladstone Hotel) will have to function as a tantalizing preview of more to come. (That is unless you live in Toronto!)

AphroChic –

Sep 12, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Here’s a fun website. I especially like all the water color toile (as they call it). Above, one of two designs for their Brooklyn Life shower curtains, pillows and table runners.

Via design-phan.

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.

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