Category Archives: Textile

Social Fabric Design House

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Admiring this bold collection of interior fabrics from Australian design house, Social Fabric. The brand features the work of Lynne Tanner whose mid-century modern influence is clearly reflected on these large scaled geometric patterns. What good luck that they ship internationally!

Images: Courtesy of Social Fabric [Design House].

Alison Holt

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Totally amazed by these machine embroidered landscapes and seascapes created by British textile artist, Alison Holt. Her process of painting in stitches is as follows:  ‘Each piece is a combination of silk painting and stitch. The painting creates depth, perspective and richness to the work and combines effectively with stitch to give detail and texture.’

and her artist statement:
‘I aim to make a connection with people through my work, to transport them to a place and a moment in time. I am inspired by the detail in nature, the patterns, rhythms and textures. I want to create an emotional response in the viewer to the landscape that is important to me.’

Images: Courtesy of Alison Holt.

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Maptote

MaptoteWhat great gifts these would make!  They are the creations of Brooklyn couple, Rachel Rheingold and Michael Berick. The cotton reusable bags are sold under the brand, Maptote, a line of products decorated with both domestic and international locales.

Images: Courtesy of Maptote.

 

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