This antique folk art applique textile is the creation of folk artist from the state of Gujarat in India. The applique work has been done on a beige cotton fabric backing. It is entirely hand stitched with exemplary workmanship. The predominant colors are red, orange, indigo and green. The design motif is taken from nature, with [...]
Weaver and artist Geary A. Jones uses textile construction techniques to create sculptures. MANTIS is woven of a nylon & cotton material that has been painted on both sides and white printer’s canvas ( of a synthetic material that I found in a dumpster ). The skeleton is 4-guage cattle fencing.
These vibrant textile prints are the creations of Massachusetts College of Art and Design student, Sarah Ali. Her prints have depictions of arabic script, roses, human skeleton etc which blend in very well with the background colour. Most of her prints are works of art with deep meanings moulded into abstractions. Sarah says, ” I’m [...]
Israeli textile designers, Sharon Shalita & Maytal Barokas together have created a series of hand-printed and hand-woven textiles which are inspired from 18th century ‘Toile de Jouy’. The fabrics have been carefully woven by hand, combining luxury metal threads like silver & gold and textile yarns like linen, cotton, silk etc. Pastoral compositions of plants and birds originated from [...]
Phyllis Boger is an American artist who loves to have a pallet full of vibrant colours while painting on Batiks. Phyllis says, “I must admit that I am totally invoked in the whole process of painting. I love stretching the canvas, opening the paints, or the smell of the wax when I am doing a batik, watching the dyes [...]
‘On The Rocks’ is a collection of carpets designed by Rafaële David and Géraldine Hetzel at az&mt. The floor coverings are hand tufted in Belgium from linen, this material allows for thermo-regulation, it absorbs about 20% of the moisture before starting to feel damp. Also the natural latex backing on the carpet makes it slip resistant. [...]