Coterie –

Aug 12, 2011 | Leave a Comment

A handful of lovely textiles made with fair trade principles grace Coterie.

Via The Style Files.

Five Times One –

Aug 10, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Decoration, sculpture – both? In either case, there’s something both surreal and primal about these wool stone pillows from Five Times One.

Via Compai.

Off To Smell The Flowers –

Aug 3, 2011 | Leave a Comment

I’m taking a final summer break and will be back online in a week. In the interim, here’s a find via The New York Times — new fabrics from Liberty. Above, a Dora B Tana Lawn Liberty Art pattern.

A New Book for Textile Lovers –

Aug 1, 2011 | Leave a Comment

From Thames & Hudson:

Colour Moves focuses not only on abstract painter and colourist Sonia Delaunay’s art but also her avant-garde fashion designs from her own Atelier Simultané in Paris during the 1920s as well as textiles she designed for the Metz & Co Department store in Amsterdam in the 1930s.

Available for purchase here.

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.