News & Events: Art Textile

  1. Weavers’ worlds

    New publication Weaving: Contemporary Makers on the Loom offers a glimpse into the practices of many contemporary international weavers, highlighting relevant topics for the makers of today. Add it to your Christmas wish list now!

  2. Christopher Farr x Irene Infantes

    The cover rug from our last issue came about as a result of premier rug brand Christopher Farr spotting the work of talented Spanish textile designer Irene Infantes at her graduate show at Central Saint Martins in 2016. Now the two have released a rug collection based on Infantes’ textile series The Social Life of a Material.

  3. Graduates to watch

    Spanish textile designer Irene Infantes is not the only textile graduate to watch out for. ‘This year’s textiles graduates are a talented lot, but the cream of the crop use their textile training as the base to explore other media,’ says design critic Corinne Julius, as she selects five of London’s best textile graduates, with promising multidisciplinary futures, for COVER magazine.

  4. The Best of the London Design Festival 2018

    COVER’s run down of eleven of the best places to go in the English capital during London Design Festival, 15-23 September, to view the best rugs and textiles in town.

  5. New Designers: An Interview with Nedim Eskinazi

    ‘Megacity’ by Nedim Eskinazi is a narrative textile project which proposes a design solution to the challenges societies are facing today in urban spaces that rapidly evolve to accommodate their increasing populations. In this exclusive interview with COVER, the recent CSM graduate talks about the collection plus his creative process and design influences.

  6. New Designers: An Interview with Cerys Lau

    Central Saint Martins, UAL has always been known for pushing boundaries. The halls are sanctified, and each year’s BA graduate show is closely watched by industry professionals. In this exclusive interview with COVER, recent CSM graduate Cerys Lau talks about her creative process, influences and passion for textile design.

  7. Spatial Awareness

    Textiles are increasingly forming part of the architecture around us. In COVER 51 Denna Jones talks to designer Samira Boon, who runs a textile architecture studio based in Amsterdam and Tokyo that collaborates with architects to formulate site-specific solutions

  8. New Designers: An Interview with Marleen V Haaften

    Marleen V Haaften is a young Dutch textile designer who works with a variety of raw materials to create very tactile rugs and textiles. In June, she will be showing work at London’s New Designers, as part of the Week 1, ‘One Year In’ display.

  9. COVER’s 50 Best Rugs: Rae by Joseph Carini Carpets

    For the 50th edition of COVER, we asked influential people in the world of handmade carpets to without prejudice name the best rug since the first issue 13 years ago. Interior designer Catherine Weinstock of CW Design, chose Rae by Joseph Carini Carpets.


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