Posts tagged "fabric"
Boro - The Fabric of Life highlights traditional Japanese patchwork textiles

Boro – The Fabric of Life highlights traditional Japanese patchwork textiles

Every summer Domaine de Boisbuchet  shows a new and interesting exhibition related to design and architecture. The exhibition this year is called Boro – The Fabric of Life” and highlights traditional Japanese patchwork textiles. The Boro textiles represent a lot of the essential principles of traditional Japanese ethics and aesthetics. The exhibition presents approximately 50 blankets, bags,...
Superior quality fabrics from HOSOO

Superior quality fabrics from HOSOO

The Danish design bureau OeO has teamed up with Japanese textile brand HOSOO for their new fabrics collection that was just presented at Maison & Objet in Paris from 20-24 January 2012. Building on its celebrated legacy, HOSOO develops superior quality fabrics for high-end interior. The new fabrics collection from HOSOO reflects the company’s strong commitment...
Homage fabric patterns from Pia Wallén

Homage fabric patterns from Pia Wallén

Swedish designer Pia Wallén has just launched three chain patterns, Coco, Karl and Paco, a homage to the three designers who created the style history. The patterns were recently awarded textile of the year 2011 by Elle magazine. The jury justification: “Three elegant and humorous designs by a textile designer in the master class.” The...
Daily pattern project - new ways in textile design

Daily pattern project – new ways in textile design

Daily Pattern is a research project by Swedish designer Annika Syrjämäki, to explore the possibilities of content-based textile design in which the daily news is used as the inspiration and content of resulting patterns. Often textile design is approached from a purely aesthetic perspective where the final result is based on stylistic, rather than conceptual...
Pastoral compositions of plants and birds

Pastoral compositions of plants and birds

The Israelis designers, Sharon Shalita a textile and print designer and Maytal Barokas a textile and weave designer have created a series of hand-printed and hand-woven textiles. The series is inspired by the “toile de Jouy” designs from the 18th century, France, and offers a contemporary interpretation to it. The images are developed from pastoral...
Textile design by Sari Syväluoma

Textile design by Sari Syväluoma

Since Finnish designer Sari Syväluoma moved to Norway in 1994, the Norwegian textile scene has changed forever. Despite its long history of colourful embroideries and elaborate folk costumes, Norway had never had a tradition of printed textiles that reflected contemporary sensibilities. When she accepted the role of textile designer at Sellgrens Veveri (known as Gundbrandsdalens...
Textile design by Becky Earley

Textile design by Becky Earley

London-based designer Becky Earley is not as famous as she ought to be. A pioneering practitioner who charts the boundaries of new fabrics and forges fresh directions for old fibres, Earley’s contribution to British textiles is really something. Right now, Earley is lauded for her commitment to sustainable textiles. Everyone knows she was one of...
Pioneer textiles by Anne Kyyrö-Quinn

Pioneer textiles by Anne Kyyrö-Quinn

With their sleek silhouettes, minimalist motifs and textured surfaces, the fabrics designed by Anne Kyyrö Quinn are some of the most visionary expressions of interior textiles today. One of the first designers to rediscover felt and update it for the contemporary interior, Kyyrö Quinn broke fresh ground when she used the material to pioneer a...