News & Events: Artist designed textiles

  1. London Design Festival 2019

    This September London will come alive with London Design Festival, a celebration of London as the design capital of the world, happening 14-22 September 2019.

  2. COVER guide to London Craft Week

    Next month the British capital will come alive with the annual celebration of art, craft, and design that is London Craft Week.

  3. Must-sees at Milan Design Week 2019

    Salone del Mobile is the one design show that everyone wants to play a part in. Find our must-sees at Milan Design Week 2019 here.

  4. Oh so Zeki !

    The flamboyant Turkish cultural icon and pop star Zeki Müren was also a talented textile designer whose name has become synonymous with a colourful group of mid-century rugs. In COVER 53 Malika Browne discusses Müren’s work with Istanbul-based carpet dealer and fellow Zeki fan Hüseyin Kaplan.

  5. 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.

  6. Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up

    Clothing and intimate objects belonging to Frida Kahlo—one of the world’s most recognised and significant artists—were sealed for fifty years in trunks and hidden storage spaces in Casa Azul (now Museo Frida Kahlo), her childhood home in a leafy suburb of Mexico City. In this exclusive review for COVER, Denna Jones explores objects from this stash on view in the V&A exhibition ‘Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up’.

  7. 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.

  8. Originators: James Tufenkian

    Founder and head of US brand Tufenkian, James was instrumental in changing the rug industry in the 1980s


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