Posts tagged "textile"
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...
Plant a seed of form and function

Plant a seed of form and function

The new collection from Almedahls finds inspiration in colour tinges and mix of materials. Textiles with botanical silhouettes in fruity colours and carpets with influences from nature and its toning colour effects. This year Almedahls design studio has worked in collaboration with the designers Anna Kraitz, Iris Maschek and Pia Holm. Our focus is working with...
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...
The enduring designs of Josef Frank on exhibition in the U.S.

The enduring designs of Josef Frank on exhibition in the U.S.

A selection of textile and furniture designs of Josef Frank is displayed in an exhibition at the San Francisco Airport Museum that goes on to October 2011. The exhibition will later tour the U.S. and will in December 2011 open at the Nordic Heritage Museum in Seattle. In March 2012, it will move to 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...
The 'Industry' pendant light

The ‘Industry’ pendant light

The other day we wrote about Swedish architect and designer Jonas Wagell and his research around cutlery. Now we would like to tell about his ‘Industry’ pendant light which is a large but light-weight, collapsible lamp. The structure consists of a knock-down  aluminium frame with an attached nylon diffusor, similar to a photo studio soft...
New Josef Frank textiles at Svenskt Tenn

New Josef Frank textiles at Svenskt Tenn

Svenskt Tenn in Stockholm is launching two new Josef Frank textiles. Aramal and Ceylon were designed in the 1940s but have not been in production until now. Even if they were designed almost 70 years ago I think they feel up-to-date and interesting. Textile Ceylon by Josef Frank from Svenskt Tenn. Textile Aramal by Josef...
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...