Allentown Art Museum in collaboration with Red Rooster Fabrics have created a new fabric collection inspired by the 19th-century Japanese Katagami (paper stencils used primarily for printing patterns on kimono fabric)in the museum’s textile collection. The collection includes eight katagami designs in traditional nature-inspired patterns and two textural prints (one based on shibori and other… Read more »
Serie Architects, base in London and Mumbai, recently completed a project entitled ‘The Monsoon Club’ – a performance space at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., USA. The project for the terrace gallery features a three-dimensional carpet which has been suspended over the main space, designed for the Maximum India Festival. It was on display from… Read more »
The Loop Chaise Lounge by Dutch designer Sophie de Vocht for Italian furniture company Casamania was inspired by her fascination with the technique of ‘tufting’ normally used in carpet making. The Loop chair features a metal structure through which enormous yarn is woven, starting with a tight weave at the main base and seat and… Read more »
Following the trend for eco design and recycling materials, Spanish company Graviti Zone have made a rug out of t-shirts. The Margit rug was dreamt up for Graviti Zone by Swedish industrial designer Pernilla Danielsson, who was inspired by her Grandmother Margit’s crocheting. It is made of old cotton t-shirts and can be made in… Read more »
NY designer Rosemary Hallgarten has launched her first range of fabric designs. They include Glaze, inspired by the work of British ceramist Janice Tchalenko. There is also Dragonfly, a pattern originally used on the company’s rugs and pillows, inspired by an exotic Peruvian plant.
Sima Pashtun is an amazing new rug by Mexican designers Mauricio and Sebastián Lara and made by the Odabashian Rug Company. Inspired by traditional carpet design this rug has one major twist in that the central field pattern has been manipulated to make the carpet look 3 dimensional, as though the rug sinks far below… Read more »
Pudelskern is an Austrian design studio which has designed a rug for international rug specialists Stepevi as part of the company’s new ‘Infusion’ range – a collection of rugs naturally dyed with various parts of roses. In Infusion ‘O’ Pudelskern incorporated a poem by William Shakespeare into the design which is naturally dyed with rose… Read more »
See the COVER Facebook page for Nodus‘ new ‘Migration’ project with Studio Formafantasma, which will be showing in Milan next week. Here is a sneaky peak at some more of the company’s new designs that will be debuting at Salone.