Blog: November 2012

Textiles for Chocoholics

Edible Surfaces is a collaborative project by London based textile studio Pinaki Studios and Amsterdam’s premium chocolate retailer Chocolátl. The collaboration draws inspiration from the processes of chocolate artisans and textile manipulations such as pleating, creasing and embossing. Arantza Vilas, founder of Pinaki Studios, met Leslie Vanderleeuw and Erik Spande, the partnership behind Chocolatl, and… Read more »

Textiles, We Like

Joshua Ben Longo’s Monster Skin is where the wild things are

Guy Fawkes night is past; the crypt is closed on Halloween; Alla helgons dag is no more, and the Day of the Dead is buried. The annual commemoration of failed political skullduggery; the celebration of ghouls, witches and “sexy” Halloween; and remembrances of the dead are over for 2012. Gone too is the Barbican’s production… Read more »

Art Textiles, Books, Furniture, We Like
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Hollywood floors

On the back of the V&A’s fabulous Hollywood Costume exhibition, how about following it up with a Hollywood Carpet exhibition? Andrew Hearst has designed these carpet tiles based on the creepy hotel floors in Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining and is looking for a producer. Any more ideas? RW

Art, Interiors, Rugs & Carpets, We Like

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