Textile Design

2 months ago

Annie Chen interview: Endless combinations of colours

Annie Chen interview: Endless combinations of colours
Annie Chen is the creative force behind LEMONNI. Although she was educated in biochemistry and psychology, she now explores her passion for patterns and colours from her home and studio in downtown Vancouver. She will be exhibiting at Surtex, which will be Annie ...
5 months ago

Jools Elphick – The balance between hand and machine

Jools Elphick – The balance between hand and machine
Balancing hand-knitting with machine-knitting to produce a textile with substance, Jools Elphick uses a knitting machine with varying needle gauges to create pieces of head-wear for “the theatre of life”. She uses a range of different hand-finishing techniques ...
6 months ago

Ann Roth – Energy and rhythm

Ann Roth – Energy and rhythm
Ann Roth is well known for her experimentation with colour and pattern which she uses to create the illusion of ‘deep, layered and contemplative spaces’. Warp and weft elements collide in her weavings, the outcome of which is dramatic and contrasting. Recently, ...
6 months ago

EJ Tech – Experimental art & tech lab

EJ Tech – Experimental art & tech lab
EJTech is an experimental art & tech lab based in Budapest, Hungary founded by Esteban de la Torre and Judit Eszter Karpati. Working in the fields of experimental interfaces, interactive installations and hybrid art projects, these artists seek to broaden the ...
6 months ago

Online textile art & design courses

Online textile art & design courses
Exploring your creativity and trying out new techniques as a textile artist can be extremely fulfilling. But where do you start? What area should you focus on? And how do you get the most out of your experimentation? Sometimes it’s useful to have on-hand gu ...
6 months ago

Paddy Hartley – Driven by concept

Paddy Hartley – Driven by concept
Paddy Hartley’s artwork is concerned with subjects not conventionally explored with textiles. A constant theme is the alteration of the human body, either by choice or circumstance; more specifically, the use of steroids by body builders, the ethics of human clon ...
7 months ago

Melina Silberberg – Thoughts, dreams and hopes

Melina Silberberg – Thoughts, dreams and hopes
Born in Argentina, Melina Silberberg began her journey into art from a very early age, taking an interest in drawing and painting. Starting out using watercolours to realise traditional subjects such as fruit, she later developed a love of embroidery and began to ...
8 months ago

Lucy Carroll – Textures and depth

Lucy Carroll – Textures and depth
Lucy Carroll makes multi-layered art quilts that are heavily influenced by both the natural environment of Australia and her life as part of a military family. Lucy developed a love for textiles from an early age when she was taught to sew by her mother at 4 years ...
8 months ago

Barbara Broekman Part 2: The creative power of mankind

Barbara Broekman Part 2: The creative power of mankind
Barbara Broekman creates breathtaking large-scale textile art using both hand and machine embroidery. Her abstract work is created through the complex layering and overlapping of multiple images. In part one of our interview we discovered Barbara’s early infl ...

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