Posts tagged ‘london’

Dear Stella: New Kids/Novelty Collections

More new collections from Dear Stella, which will all be debuting in Kansas City next week! It’s a Shore Thing is by Jack & Lulu, Dear Stella’s first licensed designer. I love the simplicity of it. Have I ever seen an ocean-themed collection in boy and girl colorways? I’m not sure I have.   Play [...]

Very Sanderson: 150 Years of English Decoration at The Fashion & Textile Museum London

Now through June 13, 2010, the Fashion & Textile Museum in London is featuring the exhibition Very Sanderson: 150 Years of English Decoration. Sanderson has been producing influential designer wallpapers and fabrics since 1860, and the exhibition focuses on how the company changed with and contributed to interior decoration trends over the decades. On display [...]

Textile Design at Chelsea

above two works by Emma Rampton Textile Design at Chelsea is (was?) a blog covering student work at the Chelsea College of Art and Design. It hasn’t been updated for two years, but there is still a lot of inspiration there. Melanie Bowles, co-author of Digital Textile Design (covered here last week), is a Senior [...]

Daily Swatch: May Flowers

“Water Meadow,” 1964 by Colleen Farr for Heals. At Donnaflower.com (sold out, unfortunately.) Some biographical information about Colleen Farr is available here from Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection in London: She taught on the Textile Design Course at the Central School of Art and Design from 1966 for over twenty years and became [...]

Fabric Scraps (The Good Kind That You Never Throw Away)

(Just realized that “scraps” would be a much more fitting name for my “clearinghouse” category. Duh!) Anknel and Burblets went to Cloth House in London. Beautiful stuff. Michael Miller is giving away a First Sight gift set (First Sight is the fabric line designed for infant’s developing vision), just comment on this Making It Fun [...]