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Design House Stockholm

More to love from Sweden today… Have you browsed Design House Stockholm lately?

Art Collection, consisting of some of the most popular textile designs in 1950’s Sweden, are now available to order off the bolt (sold per meter) or as table runners, placemats, totes, cosmetic cases, pillows. Learn more about these designs, and locate stocklists, on the Design House Stockholm website under Products.

(images from design house stockholm)

Posted in shopping, textiles, travel on February 27, 2007

Love is Blind @ Bodie and Fou

Love is Blind is a team of two British talents, product designer Patrick Laing and fashion textiles designer Abi Williams. I love their new collection of blinds, so unique and definitely more interesting that the standard white ones we see here in America at Home Depot’s everywhere. There are currently 7 designs total (“hand show” is not shown), but I feel mostly drawn to 2 of designs – the tree, perfect for those in the city who may not look out and see as many as they’d like, and of course I love the plants because I think the color and pattern is fabulous, especially for a kitchen. You can find the blind collection from Love is Blind exclusively at Bodie and Fou online.




(images from bodie and fou)

Posted in textiles on February 21, 2007

Alena Hennessy *New* Additions!

Fresh from Alena Hennessey’s studio, comes pretty woven pillows, tapestries, and totes in addition to her already solid collection of paintings, apparel, and sculpted birds in flight. I love the new horse pillows and totes – so nice to see something a bit different as far as motifs go… And who doesn’t love a beautiful horse?

Alena is not only talented, but she is very attentive and caring, and every experience with her is as special as the things she makes. Here are some images of her latest, or if you’d like to place an order, click here for more information.


(images from alena hennessy)

Posted in fashion + accessories, textiles on February 20, 2007

Cloth (Sydney)

Cloth is a small indie company based in Sydney that creates screen printed textiles by hand for 12 years. With a small staff of 5, owner and designer Julie Paterson prototypes and develops all the designs, each inspired by the natural setting near her beachside workshop.

An example of some of thier textiles. I love the one shown top left. Now look at the image below to see some of these in the home.


Working with hemp and linen, Cloth creates durable textiles that can be used for upholstery and soft furnishings, each very contemporary, yet soft and relaxed. In addition to textiles, Cloth offers pillows, lighting, table linens, and many other items, including Julie’s paintings, in the storefront that they share with Porch Furniture in Surrey Hills. If you visit Sydney, be sure to add Cloth to your shopping list. If you like something that you see on thier website, just write to them or complete this online form. I’m sure someone will help you out.

(images from cloth)

Posted in textiles on February 20, 2007

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