Browsing articles from "September, 2012"

Nodus –

Sep 30, 2012 | Leave a Comment

barbed wire, round carpet, contemporary round carpet, wire carpet

Nodus offers a slew of outside-the-box carpets, like this one from Studio Job. Check out the company’s full collection for the complete tour.

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Ankasa –

Sep 27, 2012 | Leave a Comment

custom embroidery, custom upholstery, buddha textile

Nearly anything imagined with beads, sequins, or embroidery can be brought to life by Ankasa, a full-service bedding, upholstery, and accessories company that clearly thrives at the crossroads between fashion, art and design. Above, their Buddha Head chair done with sequin embroidery on linen.

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Antique Textiles Gallery –

Sep 25, 2012 | Leave a Comment

indigo ottoman, african ottoman, vintage ottoman

Ottomans made of African indigo are among the many textile creations offered by interior designer Oskar Torres-Lam through his New York City gallery. Click here to view his inventory on 1stDibs.

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Safavid Embroidery –

Sep 23, 2012 | 1 Comment

islamic textile, islamic embroidery, safavid embroidery

This “Safavid embroidery silk book binding” will be offered by Sotheby’s in London ten days from now — in an auction titled “Arts of the Islamic World”. Dated to approximately 1700, the textile’s strong color and visual clarity belies its three hundred years.

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Haus Interiors –

Sep 20, 2012 | Leave a Comment

peach pillow, peach and yellow pillow, flower pillow

Fresh finds in rugs, throws and pillows at Haus Interiors. (Loosely) via this article by The New York Times.

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Doug Johnston –

Sep 18, 2012 | Leave a Comment

textile stool, fabric stool, contemporary bean bag chair,

“Stool 2”
by designer Doug Johnston is described this way on Matter’s website: These stools utilize an old crafting technique in which rope or cord is coiled and stitched to forms bowls and baskets. The technique is itself based on the ancient method of making ceramic coiled pots as well as coiled basketry. Using raw 100% cotton braided cord, often called sash cord, and colored sewing thread, they are individually sewn on an industrial zig-zag sewing machine without the use of forms or molds. Pretty cool.

Via Dwell.

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Gaawaa Miyay –

Sep 16, 2012 | Leave a Comment

australian textile, australian screen printing, australian fabric

An Australian of traditional Yuwaalaraay descent, Lucy Simpson makes the stories and artistry of her heritage accessible to a contemporary audience through her textile label Gaawaa Miyay. Watch an inspiring video about her company here.

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Couture Lab –

Sep 13, 2012 | Leave a Comment

missoni pillow, passion flower pillow, bohemian pillow

— Beautiful and interesting things at Couture Lab, like this bordello-meets-bohemian Passion Flower cushion by Missoni.

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Urban Burp –

Sep 11, 2012 | Leave a Comment

vintage fabric, beach scene fabric, sailboat fabric

An ode to the final days of summer — even if autumn leaves are already beginning to fall. This is a vintage print, one among many available at Urban Burp. Three yards are available.

Via the San Francisco Chronicle.

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Armadillo & Co –

Sep 9, 2012 | Leave a Comment

triangle carpet, contemporary carpet, pink carpet

Australian company Armadillo & Co designs and produces carpets with a warm sense of functional elegance Here you’ll find lots of colorful stripes and geometrics, as well quiet textures that emphasize the beauty of natural fibers.

Via Daily Imprint.

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