Textiles

Bespoke Atelier

Bespoke Atelier

Bespoke Atelier is a textile design studio based in Glasgow and headed by Yvonne Elliot and Marion Parola, two textiles postgraduate students from the Glasgow School of Art.  The studio specialises in unique printed textiles working with fashion, interiors and advertising. As the name suggests, they offer a bespoke service creating exclusive designs and printed fabrics. […]

Claire-Anne O’Brien

Claire-Anne O’Brien

These fab furniture creations are the work of Irish designer maker Claire-Anne O’Brien. Now living in London O’Brien studied Textiles at Central Saint Martins in 2006 and then completed an MA in Knitted Textiles at the RCA.  O’Brien’s fun, comfy and chunky wool furniture is great! The inspiration for much of O’Brien’s work comes from traditional fishing villages in Ireland. The large chunky weaved patterns that […]

Reform Lane

Reform Lane

Reform Lane is a clothing and homeware collection brought to you by a fantastic young designer named Sarah Laurenson. Reform Lane has launched a stunningly elegant range of silk accessories created in the Shetland Isles and Edinburgh and titled simply as Collection #1. In February 2011 during a visit to Paris Laurenson visited some of France’s most revered ateliers which was the motivational catalyst for Laurenson […]

Textile Lighting Design

Textile Lighting Design

Check out this amazing Textile Lighting Design by Gemma Fernandes.  Fernandes is pushing the definition of textiles to its limits by introducing and exploring  different combinations of materials to create fascinating looking pieces!  Mesh, wood and even cocktail sticks have been used in Fernandes latest creations. On the Surface These fantastic vivid sculpted objects look great! Fernandes inspiration […]

Warped Textiles

Warped Textiles

We are happy to introduce Chantal Balmer a fantastic innovative textile designer! Balmer studied at the Glasgow School of Art (GSA) graduating in 2001, from there she has continued to have a fantastic career in designing and developing textiles! She has received numerous awards and praise for her designs.  In 2009 she was commissioned to design and weave a unique ribbon commemorating the 100th anniversary of […]

Gemma Land Print Designer

Gemma Land Print Designer

The Strawberry Hill Collection by Gemma Land Print Designer. Print and Textile designer Gemma Land has been building on her career since graduating from the London College of Communication and introducing her first collection the ‘Bourgeois Utopias’, the first collection was inspired by and featured beautiful black and white images of English suburban houses, Bourgeois Utopias was a […]

Repeating Surface Pattern

Repeating Surface Pattern

We have had a lot of interest from out readers about Repeating Surface Pattern (RSP) which was mentioned in our earlier article about protecting your design were we mentioned Cath Kidston pattern designs.  So we thought it was a good idea to give some more examples of RSP. Louis Vuitton the famous luxury lifestyle brand has create a repeating surface pattern that […]

Textile Designer – Liucija Dervinyte

Textile Designer – Liucija Dervinyte

  Liucija textiles draw you in to them through splashes of vivid colour offset by the fading tones, layered surfaces and cut outs which create a fantastic effect which lends itself well to interiors as light penetrates through the textiles creating a very unique and intriguing visual. This matrix like layered pattern looks great with […]

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