The overarching theme of my MA has been the exploration of embroidery and embellishment techniques used in Haute Couture. I was interested in investigating if and how hand crafted embroidery is relevant in contemporary fashion and exploring the ways I could make it more so. Using concepts surrounding emotional durability, (explaining that a person’s attachment to their belongings is built on the relationship of lived events and memories), I explored the possibility of building a relationship…
New Designers 2012 Printed Textiles and Surface Design Graduates: part three
Here's my final round up of New Designers 2012 printed textiles and surface design talent. At the Glasgow School of Art Emily de Vale worked in 3D, embroidering
Art and Design
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Textiles placement at Hand and Lock - Arts University Bournemouth
BA (Hons) Textile student Sarah Appleton tells us about her placement at Hand and Lock. "I work primarily with hand and digital stitch and hand print techn
Colour One – Scholten & Baijings
Amsterdam design duo Scholten & Baijings have created a veritable cabinet of curiosities by way of dissecting the iconic design classic of all time – The Mini One. By paring back the de…
Mirella Bee Pattern Pollinating Visionist and Designer
Polymath Fashion Textile Pattern Print Trend and Colour Designer and Consultant. Cross-Pollinating Patterns and Stimulating Creative Original Thinking with 'out of the box' Pattern Textile Trend...
Materials / Accessoires / Photography
Fabric collection 'Insected' eerie 'Beetle' from bees and caterpillars, to beetles, dragonflies and glowworms, nature's own eye-catchers are the inspiration behind 'Insceted', a collection of women's fashion textiles created for the modern femme fatale. Series: Wasp / Dragonfly / Beetle / Caterpillar. by Barbara Medo www.barbaramedo.com