So I thought I'd share this absolutely beautiful image of the textile that seems to be all over the runway. Happy Friday!
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I know I've told you about Source4Style in the past. But for those of you who don't remember I'll do a quick recap. S4S is the premier B2B online marketplace that allows designers to search and source more sustainable materials from a network of global suppliers. I should mention that I'm a big fan so I ...Read More >>
Do you know the company Mannington Commercial? Yes? No? Doesn't matter, actually. The reason I am telling you about them is that they're holding a contest and I think you should know about it.
Basically, they are inviting textile/ interior designers (and architects!) to create a flooring design, upload it to their website, get friends and ...Read More >>
I cannot wait to check out this textile exhibit at Cristina Grajales Gallery in Manhattan. Hechizoo Textile, working with skilled weavers and artisans, creates rugs, upholstery and curtain fabric as well as architectural screens and meshes.
The innovative use of materials also sets Hechizoo apart from other textiles. The integration of indigenous vegetable fibers such as ...Read More >>
While sitting on my couch, sipping tea, and allowing my mind to wander, I was reminded of one of my favorite design books, Extreme Beauty: The Body Transformed. I bought it years ago at the MET after visiting the museum and checking out an exhibit of the same name. It's one of those books that I ...Read More >>
I do love being exposed to innovative uses of non-traditional textiles, specifically in the field of fashion. So I was excited to be introduced to Alba Prat's work. While this neoprene garment is not particularly realistic, it is beautiful. I cannot figure out how she manages to take such a sculptural and ...Read More >>