Blog: March 2017

Turkish Textiles in Rome

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The Fondaco Dei Turchi shop in Rome is run by Burak Serdaroglu, a Turk who has lived in Italy for twenty years. Serdaroglu sells handmade Turkish textiles which are make in a small family-run factory in Antioch in southeast Turkey. In this interview with Blouin ARTINFO he explains about how he convinced Italians, who are proud… Read more »

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Homewares, Textiles, Wearable textiles

Rubelli on Show in 2013

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The fabrics produced by textile house Rubelli have all the drama, extravagance and historical reference that you would expect of a world-class Venetian company that has been in production for 155 years. Rubelli’s 2013 presents a selection new designs that reflect Italy’s rich textile history with fabrics like Tricorno, Grimani, Galerie des Glaces, Pavone and… Read more »

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Events, Exhibitions, Fabrics, Fairs, Installation, New Collections, Textiles

New Designers 2013: Beautiful Brutalism

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Denna Jones The brethren of Brutalism tend to be a raucous and bullish tribe. Built of concrete in solid, spare, monolithic forms, the mid-twentieth century modern architectural style known as Brutalism polarises opinion in the same way knuckles tattooed with Love and Hate tend to send a mixed message to all who encounter the fists… Read more »

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Art Textiles
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New Designers 2013: a Star is Discovered

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Denna Jones “Pop! pop! pop!” Daniel Beckford positions his arms to hold an imaginary rug tufting gun, pumps his hands, and delights in providing verbal support for his impromptu demonstration of how he placed scattered pot shots of wool across a quadrant of his degree show rug “My Life”, shown as part of Staffordshire University’s… Read more »

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Art, Art Textiles, New Collections, Other designer, Rugs & Carpets, We Like
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