Robin Day’s 675 chair given modern makeovers for fundraising auction

Fifteen leading textile designers have created their own interpretation of Robin Day’s iconic 675 chair, which will be auctioned in aid of the Robin and Lucienne Day Foundation. The designers were invited to customise the chair as part of a project called A Day to Remember, organised by producer Case Furniture in partnership with retailer […]

Nienke Hoogvliet’s Kaumera Kimono is dyed with wastewater

Dutch designer Nienke Hoogvliet used a byproduct from the wastewater treatment process to create the dyed pattern on this kimono, which is intended to be passed down through the generations. The Kaumera Kimono was an outcome of an exploratory project undertaken by Studio Nienke Hoogvliet for the Dutch Water Authorities. The government body has been […]

Wallace Sewell recreates Gunta Stölzl’s original Bauhaus dormitory blanket

London design studio Wallace Sewell will reissue the blanket originally designed by the Bauhaus‘s head of weaving Gunta Stölzl for its Dessau dormitories. The Prellerhaus blanket – named after the dormitories at the Bauhaus’s Dessau campus – has been recreated by the London textile design studio in its original palette and two new colourways. Originally […]

Colony “puts trust in the designers” for Pas de Deux exhibit in New York

Designers of New York collective Colony have collaborated with artists of their choosing to create one-of-a-kind pieces for this exhibition during NYCxDesign. Designers and artists collaborated on pieces for the New York City showcase Colony is a design collective that was founded by trend forecaster Jean Lin in 2014. Each year for the annual NYCxDesign […]

John Pawson designs blanket collection for Tekla Fabrics

The interaction between light and the architecture of John Pawson‘s Oxfordshire home influenced this collection of graphic blankets for Danish homeware brand Tekla Fabrics. The British architect‘s latest collaboration with the Copenhagen brand consists of four merino wool blankets with tasselled ends. Each blanket features lined motifs based on the shadows cast by light interacting […]

Assemble turns derelict New Orleans building into experimental fashion school

London studio Assemble has transformed an industrial property in New Orleans into a hub for the local community to learn fashion design and manufacturing. Assemble designed the Materials Institute for creating and producing garments and textiles as part of an experimental arts school founded by the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) in Hobart, Tasmania. Photograph by […]

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