Blog: Veedon Fleece

Mermaids, cherubs & cheer: Lana MacKinnon’s mid-century designs

“Victory in Europe” day was celebrated 8 May 1945 to mark the end of World War II. A flow of celebratory imagery appeared on ceramics, furnishing and dress fabrics, textiles and rugs. Mermaids and dolphins; putti and roses; swags and urns. Villas and houses were popular too. Colours were clear. But change is rarely singular…. Read more »

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Warner Textile Archive launch Wendy Bray wallpaper collection

Finding treasure in the attic doesn’t just happen to punters on the Antiques Roadshow. The launch yesterday of Warner Textile Archive’s Wendy Bray wallpaper collection (nine designs) at the Fine Cell Work pop-up shop in Mayfair, London, was the result of a rummage round the roof space. Warner’s Archivist Kate Wigley selected and developed designs… Read more »

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COVER selects favourite designs from Decorex International 2012

Fanfare Aaron Copland style please. It’s time for your scribe’s roll call of favourite carpets, rugs and textiles from Decorex International 2012. (In no particular order.) We Are Front “exceptional rugs” will be opening their London showroom in Spring 2013. At Decorex the Front stand presented rugs by Jan Kath – the rock royalty of… Read more »

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Veedon Fleece myth, magic and carpet excellence at Decorex 2012

Ladurée macarons are delectable twin petite pastry shells of delicately baked almond paste joined by a liminal layer of creamy ganache. The fame of these teatime treats is global. Offered in a range of flavours and corresponding colours, they form an exquisite palette when grouped in a gift box. Your scribe loves them. But if… Read more »

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