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
The Clothworkers’ Centre is V&A museum’s space dedicated to study and conservation of Textiles and Fashion. The V&A holds one of the most important collections of textiles and fashion in the world, ranging from archaeological textiles to contemporary haute couture. It spans a period of more than 5000 years, from Predynastic Egypt to the present day. Continue reading
Boro is Japanese and means roughly rags. According to Japanese tradition it is usually clothing and bed covers made by the poor, rural population of Northern Japan. The textiles are patchwork of recycled pieces of cotton dyed in Indigo colour. Continue reading
The exhibition organised by the Drawing Room gallery, who specialise in drawing only art, concentrated in abstract forms of drawing. The works came from large number (30+) of artists including some very famous names like Anish Kapoor, Eva Hesse and Anni Albers. The exhibition was curated by artist Richard Deacon.
In the Making at London Design Museum is curated by Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby from the critically acclaimed design studio Barber Osgerby. The exhibition is focusing on manufacturing processes revealing the ‘secret life’ of cricket bats, felt hats, shoes, boots, marbles, light bulbs, whistles, pencils, coins, horns, lenses and Olympic torches. Continue reading
The craft making processes of the iconic luxurious Hermès products were presented to the public at a unique event in the Saatchi gallery. “Festival des Métiers unlocks the poetic and unique crafts that are the essence of the house of Hermès, as their craftspeople reveal the mastery of their métiers”. Continue reading
Wool House is the world’s largest showcase of wool according to the Campaign for Wool. The exhibition at the Somerset house shows how the design community uses wool extensively in their work. It also included an events program, a designer in residence and seven individual rooms, from the bedroom to the study, created by high profile, leading designers, such as Kit Kemp and Donna Wilson. Continue reading