This grass carpet installation Tapis Rouge! was design by Marseille-based artist Gaëlle Villedary for the French town Jaujac. It comprises 168 rollers of greenery spanning 1,400 ft, tracing pedestrian avenues into the city centre, created with the intention to connect inhabitants of the village with the surrounding valley. The work was commissioned to help foster… Read more »
New fabrics for 2012 from Christian Fischbacher include the Romance Collection, a combination of shimmering silks and soft flowing linens in neutral tones. Home IV is a continuation on from the Home I collection. It offers a wide spectrum of textiles – everything from sheer curtain fabrics to decorative upholstery materials that are contemporary and… Read more »
Spanish rug company Alfombras Veo Veo have released four new rugs for two of its collection. MNK7 and MNK6 are new additions to the MNK COLORS Collection by Cristina Macia while Floral and Horizonte come from the bold NURBS Collection by edeestudio.
The Rug Company has added some rug designs to the company’s Studio Collection, which already comprises a series of Indian dhurries, reported on by the COVER blog back in November 2011 (see article). The new rugs have bold, geometric patterns and are made using thicker wool to give a more dense and chunkier pile.
Mary Katrantzou has recently become one of London’s most wanted fashion designers. Born in Athens in 1983, Katrantzou studied at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design from which she graduated in 2008 and she now lives and works in London. Known for her stunning textile prints her designs are now available worldwide and… Read more »
Liberty of London will be launching Lindsay Alker‘s wonderful new design Tibbs on 12 March 2012, on the 4th floor of the London store. The pattern is a leaf and berry design hand silkscreened onto natural linens and wallpaper in grey, red and brown. Alker will also be decorating the dining room of the Arts… Read more »