Posts tagged ‘lucienne day’

Classic Textiles

{ Designs by Lucienne Day. L-R: Graphica, Riga, Spectators, Trio. } The Centre for Advanced Textiles at the Glasgow School of Art offers a commercial digital textile printing service, and, under the name Classic Textiles, reproduces designs from some of the U.K.’s most prominent and influential textile designers. Lucienne Day herself selected the 12 designs [...]

Lucienne Day 1917-2010

Just received the sad news that legendary textile designer Lucienne Day has died at age 93. Read her obituary in The Guardian. What an amazing woman. It’s an honor to have walked on this planet at the same time as her. I’m waiting for permission to post some images, but in the meanwhile, you can [...]

Textile Stew: 08/3/09

marimekko ♥ on mecozy Lucienne Day Graphica fabric – eBay (item 380145063884 end time Aug-11-09+12:32:32 PDT) One Designer’s Inspiring Rope Tricks | Design & Innovation | Fast Company via Spoonflower’s Twitter Store Locator map on Lilly Pulitzer Bloomin’ Workshop launching the Recycled Clothing Quilt-Along katy elliott: Smitten in Wiscasset, Maine & Paulette Rollo Blankets Related [...]

Textile Stew: 7/6/09

found searching for butterfly fabric — quilt from 1982 ‘Better Home & Gardens Treasury of Needlecraft’ (top) and soft butterfly (bottom) (via RainbowRegionMama on Flickr) To Dry For, shop selling designer tea towels. Via Print & Pattern I finally caved and bought a pair on eBay: Converse Jack Purcell Lucienne Day shoes inspiration week #87 [...]

Persephone Pairs Books With Textiles

Persephone Books is a British publisher (with a shop in London) that reprints overlooked fiction and nonfiction works by, for, and about women. Though all the books have plain gray covers, the endpapers are printed with vintage textile designs, each chosen to represent a character or the overall the aesthetic or time period of the [...]

Lucienne Day Converse

eBay seller Converse Outlet has some great Converse printed with Lucienne Day designs. Does anyone know if these are new releases or old stock? I know they had some slip-ons out in 2005. They’re the right price, the only problem is I don’t know if I would wear them. I’m not a loud shoe person [...]

Lucienne Day

Starting in the early 50s, Lucienne Day brought abstract design to fabric. She and her husband Robin were a mid-century design power duo, often referred to as the British Eameses (only I think her textiles are far more interesting than those of her Yankee counterparts). Her designs were so groundbreaking and enduring that people still [...]