Point Final is a textile design agency specialising in embroidery, founded in 2010 by Lucie Bourreau. Her work is made of unusual and fascinating materials such as elastic bands. One beautiful piece of Bourreau’s work not pictured here is featured in the latest issue of COVER.
Californian fashion designer Trina Turk has produced her second collection of fabric designs for Schumacher. Turk’s vibrant indoor/outdoor range is timed perfectly for summer, with titles and colourways named aptly for the season.
Young Israeli textile designers, Sharon Shalita and Maytal Barokas have produced a series of handwoven, hand-printed textiles, which draw inspiration from 18th century Toile de Jouy. The fabrics combine luxury metal threads (silver and gold) and textile yarns (linen, cotton, silk) and feature pastoral compositions of plants and birds originated from engraving work. The, printed… Read more »
Hooked Design is a Finnish company that produces lace design rugs from recycled materials and was founded in 2009 by Minna Kokko and Tiina Jaatinen. The lace rugs are handmade in Finland from leftover textile industry material – mainly cotton but also synthetic fibres – and therefore are each an individual piece, coming in numerous… Read more »
Swarovski are well-known for their crystal jewellery designs and figurines but it seems that the Austrian company is moving into interiors with its recent release of Elements – a large wallpaper range featuring of course crystals.The collection was inspired by Venice.
Berlin artist Nike Schroeder‘s series of stitched images entitles ‘edgar eduard emma herbst’ pays homage to a friend and plays with ‘the adaption of the chaotic way the thread develops painting-like qualities very adequate to his personal character.’ Schroeder exposes emotions in her textile work through a certain degree of violence in the relationship between… Read more »