This year’s Surface Design Show in London was busy, but not presenting anything new compared to previous years. Most noticeable was the increase of imitation materials offering cheaper option and more variety in terms of range and colours. However, it was often unclear how sustainable they were.
(Image hand woven fabric embellished with naturally grown cristal). Continue reading
Art exhibitions are rarely about Textile design, so it is refreshing to see a major show at the moment in Tate Modern that is mainly about weaving. Anni Albers was one of the most important artist of the famous Bauhaus art school. Continue reading
At the moment fashion trends are not moving as fast from season to season as before. Furniture and interiors have always been changing a lot slower compared to fashion, so it is not surprising to see very similar design choices to last year’s event at London Design Festival. (Picture Skandium townhouse). Continue reading
Key trends from a recent local London design event concentrated on craft and furniture design. Most trends were evolution from previous years, nothing radical or new. The Scandi look was most popular as the event moves even more from residential to office design. Continue reading
Here is a collection of material and furniture trends from this year’s Design week in London. Exhibitions and events were more spread out in the city than ever before.
The name of the exhibition Breathing Colour at the Design Museum in London comes from light’s ability to make colours come to life. It has been put together by a famous Dutch textile designer Hella Jongerius. Going through the exhibition is a visual learning experience about the use of colour in industrial design.
Hostem is an independent fashion and lifestyle store with a very strong and distinctive brand DNA. During London Craft week they hosted an open house in their curated guesthouse, which is a brand extension of a private residency available for renting. Continue reading