Browsing articles from "July, 2012"

Folklore –

Jul 8, 2012 | Leave a Comment

natural blanket, striped blanket, english blanket

Handmade on 100 year old shuttle looms, this linen “day blanket” is one of many “simple life” totems offered by the British company Folklore.

Via Dezeen.

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Latest & Greatest –

Jul 5, 2012 | Leave a Comment

vintage batik, indonesian textile, indonesian fabric

Several weeks ago I quietly debuted my new Dering Hall storefront; as of today I’m officially opening its (virtual) doors! The completing addition is the first batch in a collection of vintage Indo European batiks from the studio of IndoArts. These textiles are amazing works of both artistry and craftsmanship — and just like the other items represented, they combine color, texture and composition in captivating ways. So without further adieu, I’m happy to report that the Fibercopia storefront now includes products from:

Adam + Viktoria (represented by Lisa Fontanarosa)

Tony Kitz

IndoArts

Edit (represented by Studio Four NYC)

Enjoy!

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Anthology Magazine –

Jul 3, 2012 | Leave a Comment

anthology magazine, design magazine, california design magazine

I just discovered Anthology magazine this past weekend and am completely wowed by it. The content, format size, photography, writing, minimal advertising — even the texture of the paper — all make it feel lovingly crafted and personal. It will definitely be among my few treasured subscriptions from here on out. Above is one of several textile-rich images from Issue 7.

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Live Auctioneers –

Jul 1, 2012 | 1 Comment

krishna textile, krishna painting, radha textile

Like the secret sale you’re uncertain you want to tell friends about, the discovery of Live Auctioneers might test your magnanimity — at least it did for me! But here goes nonetheless.  It’s not showy, and there’s a fair bit of detritus to sift through, but for the keen eye this site is full of hidden treasures. Case in point: this painted Indian fabric depicting multiple Krishnas under a moonlit sky. Starting bid, $50.

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