Fanny Aronsen is a Swedish fabric designer who recently set up a new creative enterprise called the Fanny Aronsen Studio – a fantastic series of collaborations between Fanny Aronsen and ‘unique talents’. The new wool upholstery fabric design, Sigge, created by Fanny Aronsen and fellow Swede Sigurd Falk, is the first textile to come from… Read more »
hazel & hunter are Canadian designers based in Montreal, who are inspired by sustainability, the use of organic materials and the handmade process. Their new hand-dyed, handmade bags are in keeping with COVER’s latest Product Selector: tie dye. Available to buy on Etsy.
In 1999 Lily Latifi began her Paris-based business in creating and manufacturing textile solutions for the interior design for contract and private use.Her designs combine eastern and western influences, modern and traditional, industrial and handmade, masculine and feminine, natural and synthetic.
German-born designer Jan Rose has created a furniture and tool collection called ‘the knitting craftsman.’ an exploration of knitting as a manufacturing technique. Shaped like a donut, urban pouf is an outdoor seat knitted from high-tension stainless steel thread.
At DMY Berlin 2011, on 1-5 June, Berlin-based designer Werner Aisslinger showed off his Hemp House, a project exploring sustainable materials. The house included Hemp Chair, which along with the house is made of more than 70% natural fibers such as hemp and kenaf (similar to jute), bound together with acrodur, a water-based acrylic resin,… Read more »
The new issue of COVER is out now with extensive coverage of the Milan Design Week plus Red Spruce, Niba, We Make Carpets, Hakimian fabrics, GAN Rugs, Lapchi’s André Arbus collection, Kips Bay, tie-dye and modular rug trends and much much more!
International London-based interior designer Alidad has designed his second fabric collection for Chelsea Textiles. Following the success of The Bosphorus collection, the new series entitled The Medici comprises a series of designs to be used for curtains, fabric walling, occasional chairs and light upholstery.
Dutch designers Stefan Scholten and Carole Baijings have recently released a series of brightly coloured carpets using graphic patterns for which Scholten & Baijings have become internationally recognised. The collection of six rugs made by Hay, use colour gradients to create differing intensities of colour. A retrospective exhibition of work by Scholten & Baijings entitled… Read more »