Blog: Installation

Rubelli on Show in 2013

The fabrics produced by textile house Rubelli have all the drama, extravagance and historical reference that you would expect of a world-class Venetian company that has been in production for 155 years. Rubelli’s 2013 presents a selection new designs that reflect Italy’s rich textile history with fabrics like Tricorno, Grimani, Galerie des Glaces, Pavone and… Read more »

Events, Exhibitions, Fabrics, Fairs, Installation, New Collections, Textiles

Musings on Queen, Country and table mats

Beware the office whip round. A strong arm tactic to collect money for a gift earmarked for a colleague; opt out at peril of your weak limbed grasp of the greasy pole. Workers know their drip feed investment into the office equivalent of a Ponzi scheme is as as likely to create meaningful long-term yields… Read more »

Installation, Other Design (furniture etc), Textiles
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Editor Ben Evans picked up the Metro on the way to work this morning and discovered crotchetdermy. We love crocheting queen Shauna Richardson’s collection of stuffed animals. So do the V&A who exhibited her work as part of their ‘The Power of Making’ exhibition. Her creations remind me of the old joke: … “Would you… Read more »

Art, Art Textiles, Installation, Other Design (furniture etc), Textiles, We Like

Artist Jennifer Steinkamp’s “Death of the Moth” at The Fabric Workshop and Museum

If there’s one thing COVER knows it’s moths. Not gorgeous, blowsy cloud forest moths, but the tiny destroyers of clothes and carpets. Your scribe still mourns her Christopher Farr rug. Carefully folded for a period in storage, it emerged with fist-sized holes. But moths as a metaphor for life and the survival imperative was expressed… Read more »

Art, Exhibitions, Installation
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Artist Katherine Daniels weaves summer magic in New York City

Lincoln Road Serape is a summer 2012 woven street installation by Harlem studio-based artist Katherine Daniels for the City of New York’s DOT Urban Art Program. Daniels uses plastic ribbon to weave designs in the city’s chain link fencing. Her work can also be seen at Bronx’s Joyce Kilmer Park where she is the 2012… Read more »

Art, Art Textiles, Installation
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Letting Go….

Letting Go is a large-scale installation piece conceived by Minneapolis-based graffiti artist Hottea, which is currently showing at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts until 2 September 2012. The installation, which was created over three months from 14,000 individual strands of yarn at 32 ft long each, spans across two floors and with its fusion of… Read more »

Exhibitions, Installation, Textiles, We Like

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