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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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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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Milton Glaser –

Jun 17, 2012 | Leave a Comment

milton glaser carpet, tibetan buddhism carpet

The Summer issue of Cover magazine is out and with it comes a very interesting article on renowned graphic designer Milton Glaser’s recent collaboration with the rug manufacturer Lapchi. The art of Tibetan Buddhism, as well as Glaser’s own history of spiritual and artistic study, plays a strong role in this colorful series of limited edition carpets.

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Amy Helfand –

Jun 14, 2012 | Leave a Comment

contemporary carpet, nature carpet

From this week’s Home & Garden section of The New York Times comes a much appreciated introduction to the work of Amy Helfand, a Brooklyn based textile designer known for “ebullient floral patterns” — as seen in her line of custom carpets. Above, a cropped view of her carpet titled Prayer.

 

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Yudan –

Jun 12, 2012 | Leave a Comment

uzbekistan textile, central asian textile, patchwork carpet

It may not be the most glamorous website but there are  definitely interesting (budget friendly) things to be discovered at Yudan. This striking 5’x7′ patchwork kilim, for instance, is under $400. Their Turkish siirt blankets are worth checking out as well.

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The Future Perfect –

May 27, 2012 | Leave a Comment

donna wilson carpet, pinwheel carpet

Among the many interesting shops I wandered into this past week on a brief visit to NYC was The Future Perfect — a store / gallery selling everything from emery boards shaped like pistols to high-gloss chairs made from scrap wood. The store also sells interesting work by Donna Wilson, as pictured in the carpet above and as also viewable here and here.

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Angela Adams –

May 15, 2012 | Leave a Comment

nature carpet, sea inspired carpet

Described as a “landscape of tidal pools and coastal waters”, the Angela Adams “Haven” carpet (pictured above) is a perfect example of the company’s love for nature-inspired pattern. For a full visual feast download their beautifully styled print catalog available here.

 

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è bella –

May 13, 2012 | Leave a Comment

contemporary carpet Peru

Blossoming out of  founder Nicole Linton’s love affair with Peru, è bella marries contemporary patterns with the region’s deep weaving tradition and its wealth of alpaca — one of the softest fibers on the planet.

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Bo Hamsa –

Apr 26, 2012 | 1 Comment

German contemporary carpet

Here’s a close-up from Bo Hamsa, a new carpet company from Germany featured in an exhibition by Cover magazine last week in Milan. The fringe is a playful illusion woven into the carpet itself.

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A Striped Bazaar –

Apr 22, 2012 | Leave a Comment

kilim, fouta

Stocked with finds from her far-flung travels, Kira Wickstrom Pollack’s online bazaar is full of scintillating stripes (of every variety) for the bed, table and floor.

Via House Digs.

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