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Embroidery by Lauren Dicioccio

Embroidery by Lauren Dicioccio

San Francisco based artist Lauren Dicioccio recreates everyday objects and pieces of media using textiles and time consuming embroidery. Born and raised in Philadelphia, DiCioccio received a BA from Colgate University in 2002, where she studied art and art history. Though academically trained in painting,…

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Living Props

Living Props

“Where The Wild Things Are”, photographed by Max Farago for Harper’s Bazaar, using Nick Cave’s incredible SoundSuits as props. Nick Cave is a fabric sculptor, dancer and performance artist. His Soundsuits are wearable fabric sculptures made of materials such as twigs, dyed human hair, sisal, plastic buttons,…

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Meesterlijk 2012

Meesterlijk 2012

Atelier The Jewelry Story shows her latest work at Meesterlijk! From 27 to September 30, 2012 Jan and I will show our jewelry at Meesterlijk, the event for design, fashion, food, craft, contemporary and applied arts. Designers, artists, makers and craftsmen show and sell their…

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Handmade paper

Handmade paper

Susan Warner Keene is a Toronto-based artist working in handmade paper and textiles who has been exhibiting in Canada and internationally since 1980. “In this series I am using the fluid medium of papermaking to observe the power of water to form and imprint our world.”…

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Mara Skujeniece and her Barns

Mara Skujeniece and her Barns

Somewhere in 2010 I wrote about the beautiful ceramic yarn bobbin pieces by designer Mara Skujeniece. Click here if you like to read it. This time it’s her great graphic textile patterns I like to show you. The pattern in the blanket and table runner…

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Colorful and austere jewelery

Colorful and austere jewelery

Are colorful and austere words that go together? In the case of the jewelery of Ingeborg Vandamme, I think both words are certainly applicable. And what a wonderful mix of materials and techniques Ingeborg uses in her jewelry. Ingeborg Vandamme lives and works in Amsterdam….

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Textile Art in Deventer

Textile Art in Deventer

On March16 and 17, 2012, Stichting Textiel Plus organizes de Textiel Plus Kunstdagen in the magnificent Grote Lebuïnus Kerk in Deventer, The Netherlands. This year the overarching theme is: Innovation and sustainability. There are workshops, performances and demonstrations, also a dealer market with a variety…

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Balancing between art and design

Balancing between art and design

Sophie Duran lives and works in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. As a conceptual designer, Sophie balances between art and design. Sophie’s new collection is a wonderful series of scarves, titled “Undiscovered Wonders of the World”. The scarves are digitally printed on crepe de chine and silk…

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Fleur Goedendorp graduated from the ArtEZ Institute of the Arts in Arnhem, The Netherlands, object of study: fashion accessories. Fleur makes gorgeous textile collars and headwear but also jewelry, interior and fashion accessories. Be sure to look at Fleur’s site. I think this movie with…

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Tips for under the Xmass tree

Tips for under the Xmass tree

Today I am finally full time out of bed ! The sun was shining especially for me today so I made a nice long walk with the dogs. A Coffee tasted like coffee again so I declare myself cured from this awful flu. Reading was…

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