Posts Tagged ‘ textile ’

New Old Works by Hans Krondahl

May 24, 2012

Swedish textile designer and BIG THINGS AHEAD interviewee Hans Krondahl has been digitizing his personal archives and recently wrote me with some images he dug up of works from 1985-88 created after a trip to the Pacific. I always love his bright, playful textile designs, but this time these bushy, colorful experiments with fibers...
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patchwork

January 23, 2012

nick emailed me with some wonderful images tonight, including the lovely and highly-collectible boro, a type of patched japanese textile composed of recycled and reused fabrics that literally means “rag.” japanese textiles have always been a source of inspiration for me, so after researching boro, i was excited to discover sri, a textile gallery in brooklyn...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: HANS

April 14, 2011

about a year and a half ago, i posted some of hans krondahl’s work after seeing an image of one of his textiles in a magazine i had picked up in copenhagen. a few months ago, i was surprised to see that he had read and commented on the post! it was mutually exciting for...
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domestic articles

December 10, 2010

Mats, Calabashes, Hats, Spoons, Ladles, Basket, Cap, Harp, Beads, Pin Cushion, Small Elephant Tusks from charles spencer smith’s Glimpses of Africa, West and Southwest coast; containing the author’s impressions and observations during a voyage of six thousand miles from Sierra Leone to St. Paul de Loanda and return, including the Rio del Ray and...
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is that chambray?

November 25, 2009

really into chambray lately. like these great little sneakers via elletrain we had a great rag & bone chambray button-down at metier that had pinstripe lining. came in a nice classic blue and cool salt&pepper grey that sold out real quick…which inspired me to pick up an old calvin klein shirtdress at goodwill w/debi....
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