Posts Tagged ‘architecture’

For the wall in the espresso bar at Mercedes Benz HQ in Berlin Petra Blaisse returned to an idea that had proved too expensive for her work on the Dutch embassy in Berlin—lowly brush bristles. She was captivated by the material’s tactility and how clearly it improves a room’s acoustics. The white hairs are threaded […]


This is a vibrant exhibition currently showing at Gloucester Cathedral, England until the end of the year. The show features two textile artists/designers concerned with colour and creating textiles that interact with architecture. The cathedral is a stunning location to exhibit. Ptolemy Mann‘s beautiful digital prints are hung the length of the pillars – the […]


Anne Lindberg is an American artist [I presume] who creates beautiful thread installations.  The multicoloured threads intercept and redefine spaces while creating an optical illusion at the same time.


Just discovered the work of this Swedish designer Johanna Lindgren who sometimes collaborates with Helen Hogburg. The pictures show their design called ‘Sinus’ which is space, soft wall, room divider with a sound absorbing function using industrial felt ribbons suspended on wires. It’s a visually appealing design but with practical properties. I’m enjoying the pattern […]


Here is a video portrait of the Dutch textile/felt designer Claudy Jongstra. Inspiring woman who dyes all her own felt using plants from her own farm , the wool comes from her own flock of sheep.  She creates incredible large-scale felt wall coverings for public and private spaces.


Molo

15Nov12

Molo is a design practice based in Vancouver [got to love that city] – I stumbled across their softwall during my research. I’m in the process of designing and producing a textile wall for my final MA show. Although my design is very different, I’m really inspired by the endless possibilites of Molo’s softwall – […]


  Visited this mind-blowing exhibition last week.  Heatherwick Studio – Designing The Extraordinary.  There was no photography allowed in the show so….  Will have to buy the book.  The first experience of the exhibition was in the form of rolling your own programme off of a large contraption.  The whole show was breath-takingly clever from […]