Visited last week the exhibition “Couleurs désert” at the Zurich Museum Bellerive and loved all the textiles, the story of the weavers and the couleurful carpets they had in their rooms. Out of materials that have served their purpose they create a new kind of applied art: in the Moroccan Sahara the women of a Berber tribe use […]
Omar Victor Diop was born in Dakar, Senegal in 1980. Since his early days, Omar Victor Diop developed an interest for Photography and Design, essentially as a means to capture the diversity of modern african societies and lifestyles. His work is interrogative and intriguing, prospective, yet a tad vintage and draws inspiration from Diop’s […]
These specific colour fields referr to rugs made by Florian Pucher, an Bejing-based Australian architect. With his series LANDCARPET,a series of rugs modeled after birds-eye-view aerial photographs of land, he shows his fascination by landscapes and the beauty of the different colours of our world from seen above. Pucher takes aerial images and then […]
“What Do You Hyde Series” is an astonishing portraits series made by the Argentine photographer Romina Ressia. For this project, she staged mysterious women whose face and torso are hidden by patterned fabrics. What is even more interesting is the correlation between textile and patterns painted in the background papers.
Using one of the world’s largest collection of vintage paint-by-number paintings as inspiration, Trey Speegle explores themes of hope, love, longing and transformation by recontextuliazing vintage paint-by-numbers with word play that has a broad pop appeal. He works in New York’s Meatpack District and is producing there his acryl paintings on canvas or huge murals. […]
Evelin Kasikov is a graphic designer and author of CMYK embroidery. Born in Tallinn, Estonia, she now lives in London and works as a book designer and graphic artist. She studied graphic design at Central Saint Martins, graduating in 2008 with an MA in Communication Design. During her MA she developed an interest in […]
Doshi Levien, an indian designer, created a series of rugs that evoke the sensual and shiny world of tribal folk embroidery of India, below you can see a nice video of her work and the rugs.