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Minimes by Sheila Hicks in Boijmans van Beuningen

Minimes by Sheila Hicks in Boijmans van Beuningen

I do not think all works of Sheila Hicks beautiful, especially her bright colors I often find too much. But then who am I … this exhibition of one hundred small weavings made by her in the last 50 years, seems really worthwhile. Sheila Hicks…

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Men who knit

Men who knit

Emancipation? Cabaret? Trendy? Victor and Rolf gone eco? Totally hip? You tell me … Arne Nerjordet from Norway and Carlos Zachrison from Sweden in a video to promote their knitting pattern book and the way they live. The design duo Arne & Carlos started by…

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Just in time for Halloween

Just in time for Halloween

Imagine the world bustling with creatures: foxes, badgers, enormous hares, expressive rams and the odd minotaur, not to mention all the beasts you can’t name…… Welcome to Barbara Keal’s fierce and furry feltworld…

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Textile Artist

Textile Artist

Abigail Doan is a fiber and environmental installation artist based in New York City, Sofia (Bulgary) and she owns an old farm in rural Italy. She has exhibited her art projects with the United Nations Environment Programme and in numerous international gallery and design venues….

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Reminder of Meesterlijk

Reminder of Meesterlijk

Where can you buy objects directly from their makers? Designers, fashion designers and craftsmen? At MEESTERLIJK– contemporary fair for design and crafts. RAI Amsterdam – september 24  –  oktober 2, 2011 More info at their site

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Exquisite textile craft

Exquisite textile craft

Cocoons nestled into headdresses, sisal binding merino wool, the pith of rice paper, horsehair and pineapple fiber all create new shapes that seem ancient and contemporary at the same time. Just beautiful … These are photo’s from the series of HYBRIDS, Textile Futures Textile by…

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2 Exhibitions!

2 Exhibitions!

Galerie Beeld en Aambeeld As of August 27 –  October 5, 2011, designer Maria Hees, with jewelry and bags and Margriet Oomen , with oil paintings, will show their work in Galerie Beeld & Aambeeld in Enschede, The Netherlands. Rider, painting by Margaret Oomen. Textile…

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Extreme knitting

Extreme knitting

Knit designer Nanna van Blaaderen has been fascinated by textiles and design from an early age on. During her studies in fashion design she explored different disciplines but it was in knitting that she found a way to fully express her affinity for materials, fabrics…

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Textile Biennial

Textile  Biennial

Yesterday Jan and I visited Art Laren in Laren, The Netherlands and it was there in the Galerie Mariska Dirkx that I discovered an artist whose works appealed to me immediately. Astrid Polman is a visual artist, she graduated in 1999 at the Art Academy…

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Textile design

Textile design

In the July / August edition of Elle Decoration is a nice article written on Dutch textile designer Hellen van Berkel. It’s about Hellen designs but we also get a glimpse of the renovated farmhouse where Helen and her family lives. After graduating from the…

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