Sculptural shapes made ​​of rope by Doug Johnston

Although educated at the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan as a Master of Architecture, Doug Johnston’s work includes art, design, architecture and music, utilizing and exploring a variety of mediums and methods such as installation, fiber art, sculpture, photography, and collaborative performance.

Doug Johnston basket

Since 2010 he has focused on a process of coiling and stitching rope into a variety of functional and sculptural objects. 

In the video above you see Doug at work in his studio.

Doug Johnston bag

His work has been presented in numerous exhibitions around the United States and in online and print journals; an ongoing line of coiled and stitched rope pieces is available in boutiques and galeries around the world.

More of  Doug’s work on: Doug Johnston or in his webshop