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    New Designers: An Interview with Cerys Lau

    Central Saint Martins, UAL has always been known for pushing boundaries. The halls are sanctified, and each year’s BA graduate show is closely watched by industry professionals. In this exclusive interview with COVER, recent CSM graduate Cerys Lau talks about her creative process, influences and passion for textile design.

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    Spatial Awareness

    Textiles are increasingly forming part of the architecture around us. In COVER 51 Denna Jones talks to designer Samira Boon, who runs a textile architecture studio based in Amsterdam and Tokyo that collaborates with architects to formulate site-specific solutions

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    250th Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

    Each summer the Royal Academy’s walls are adorned with a diverse display of contemporary art by well-known names and new talent. See here COVER’s favourite pieces from the exhibition.

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    Havanarama

    In the dim light of a not-for-profit art foundation gallery in a warehouse district of London, visitors are asked to remove their shoes before entering a dark space, COVER reviews intriguing ‘Fin de silencio’ (End of Silence) exhibition

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    Originators: James Tufenkian

    Founder and head of US brand Tufenkian, James was instrumental in changing the rug industry in the 1980s

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    Irene Infantes rugs for Christopher Farr

    Irene Infantes was born in Seville, southern Spain, where she finished the European Baccalaureatte
    in Arts. Infantes defines herself as someone curious who is inspired by anything that is intriguing; ancestry, the meaning of colours and symbolism in all their obscure and apparent nature. In this interview with COVER she talks about her collaboration with Christopher Farr, inspirations and many more

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    To the Heart of the Matter: Mae Engelgeer’s new fabrics for Wolf Gordon

    Dutch textile designer Mae Engelgeer has appeared on the pages of COVER numerous times, with her fabric and carpet designs and more recently with her rugs for Italian brand cc-tapis. Her new textile collection for Wolf Gordon, entitled Matter, was launched at NeoCon in Chicago last week. Here she speaks to COVER about the collaborative work.

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    New Designers: An Interview with Marleen V Haaften

    Marleen V Haaften is a young Dutch textile designer who works with a variety of raw materials to create very tactile rugs and textiles. In June, she will be showing work at London’s New Designers, as part of the Week 1, ‘One Year In’ display.


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