New York rug designer Inigo Elizalde is in the process of launching a new collection of rugs, dhurries and textiles, which will debut at this year’s ICFF in May. The bold, brightly coloured designs have a strong Aztec influence and contain clear, geometric shapes and tessellating patterns.
Former student of the Design Academy in Eindhoven, Thomas Eurlings has created a fascinating Gradient carpet and curtains. The curtains have a vertical fade so the ceiling looks further away with the lighter design at the top. The curtains and carpet were originally designed for the head office of Brainport Development in Eindhoven for improving acoustics.
Ernesto Neto (b.1964) is one of Brazil’s leading contemporary artist artist who creates new worlds and spaces with his giant installations and sculptures which tend to made up of stretchy, stocking-like material in amorphous forms stuffed with foam pellets or, on occasion, aromatic spices. Neto showed his work in London in 2010 at the Hayward… Read more »
German fabric brand JAB Anstoetz have launched new designs for Spring 2012. The Malibu Collection features fresh colours in stripes and geometric patterns. The Black & White Collection is a chic series of 43 upholstery fabrics including luxurious velvets, irregular white lattice structures, 3-dimensional effects, dots, stripes, geometrics and floral bouquet motifs. The third new collection… Read more »
Acclaimed architect and designer, David Rockwell, has collaborated on a new collection of home furnishing and hospitality fabrics with Jim Thompson, a company known for its high quality silk textiles. The Spotlight Collection reflects Rockwell’s deep interest in the play of light and his appreciation for natural materials and textures. For the twelve different patterns… Read more »
Miles is a fantastic pile rug that Toulemonde Bochart were showing at Maison et Objet Paris in January. The design comes in red, grey, blue and taupe and has the appearance of a tie-dyed flatweave due to the unique dying process in which each piece is dipped in multiple dyeing vats to allow the pigment… Read more »
The Sonia Rykiel Maison 2012 collection of fabrics captures the spirit of Paris’s Saint-Germain-de-Pres with seven fabrics each named after a road in this chic district. Rue Madame is a plain tactile piqué with the distinctive ‘SR’ initials. Rue Casanova is a big dog-tooth check in vibrant heavy cotton. Rue du Dragon uses the SRM signature stripes… Read more »