Browsing articles in "Textile Designers"

Evelyn Ackerman –

Mar 10, 2013 | 1 Comment

evelyn ackerman textile

Here’s a sweet article from late last year about Evelyn Ackerman, a mid century (and beyond) artist and textile designer whose work combined a “childlike wonder and a sophisticated sense of illustration and design”. More images of her work can be found here.

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Sea & Stone –

Mar 5, 2013 | Leave a Comment

shibori, tie dye

Luminous shibori, fresh from the dye vat, at Sea & Stone.

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Serena Perrone –

Feb 21, 2013 | Leave a Comment

screen printed textile, Edo textile,

Yesterday The New York Times¬†published this story highlighting the work of Serena Perrone who “makes silk-screened photolithographs that meld images recalling Japanese Edo woodcuts with domestic Western objects and architecture”. Some of her designs are available for custom printing on fabric, sold by the yard. Prices and order minimums will dissuade anyone with a casual interest — though online admiration is free.

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Chevalier Masson –

Feb 18, 2013 | Leave a Comment

brussel textile, conceptual textile, european blanket

In their own words, the work of Erik Chevalier and Anne Masson is “open without any preconceptions concerning the results.” As their gallery-like website demonstrates, however, a lack of planning doesn’t keep them from being creatively – and tangibly – productive.

Via The Upcycled Market.

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Citta Design –

Feb 12, 2013 | Leave a Comment

new zealand fabric, new zealand design, graphic cushions

The “Down Under” blog Studio Home has a great feature on New Zealand’s Citta Design. Check out their main post here, and their inside look at the lifestyle company’s warm and creative work environment here.

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Tamasyn Gambell –

Feb 10, 2013 | Leave a Comment

Tamasyn Gambell’s London based studio produces small batches of screen printed textiles on Irish linen, using organic dyes and inks. She believes that “style does not have to suffer in order to be environmentally friendly.” Her work is evidence enough.

Via Little Big Bell.

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nettle+fin –

Feb 8, 2013 | Leave a Comment

sea life textile, ocean life fabric

The sea life collection of a dedicated botanist brings both flighty inspiration and grounded specificity to the debut fabric collection by nettle+fin.

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Block Shop –

Jan 21, 2013 | Leave a Comment

indian block print, indian scarf

For a textile blog like this one, Block Shop hits all the marks of a continually sought-after trifecta: beautiful textile line + gorgeous website + inspiring About page.

Via Futuristic.

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Couer De Lion –

Jan 16, 2013 | 1 Comment

shibori textile, tie dye textile

Canadian textile studio Couer De Lion uses shibori and silk-screening techniques to create pillows, throws, and scarves that mix vibrant colors with a cool, watery look.

Via Mod Pieces.

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Kay Sekimachi –

Jan 10, 2013 | Leave a Comment

fiber artist, shell jewelry, shell textile, jack lenor larsen

Here’s an inspiring article and slideshow on the work – and organic minimalism – of fiber artist Kay Sekimachi.

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