Daisy Collingridge: When textile art and sculpture blur

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Whenever you see a student thriving who graduates from St. Martins, you know you are in for a tactile treat. Daisy Collingridge's wearable pastel-colored bodysuits are no exception and surprise by their refreshing take. With names like Burt, Clive, and Lippy, her characters aim to push quilting to the absolute extreme.     The artisan process includes hand-dyed jersey and other fabrics filled with …

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Ceramics pick of the month: Maryam Riazi

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To understand the work of Maryam Riazi, on our series "ceramics pick of the month," it is essential to know where she is from. Maryam grew up in Persia, actual Iran, in a city called Shiraz. A city celebrated for being the heartbeat of the Persian culture, therefore home to poets, culture, and art. It is located on a beautiful green …

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Ceramics Pick Of The Month: Yuko Nishikawa

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Yuko Nishikawa is a Japanese born ceramic artist, based in New York. She aims to use ceramics as a medium to enhance feelings. Yuko wants to makes you feel "piku-piku", a Japanese onomatopoeia word that refers to involuntary movements caused by accidental contact. Her mission is to make you feel "piku-piku", which means to tickle something inside you. 1//Her background: Yuko Nishikawa …

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Marije Vogelzang’s sensorial installation for Caesarstone

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Today we want to show you Marije Vogelzang's sensorial installation for Caesarstone created for their 2019 Designer Program dedicated to the thoughtfulness of design, food production and consumption, and how it translates into human connection. Marije Vogelzang's installation debuted at the Interior Design Show (IDS) 2019 in Toronto. Entitled “Seeds”, it focused on the thoughtfulness we should have in our kitchens …

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Ceramics pick of the month – Nüüd Ceramics

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Last winter, I gave a trend talk at the Academy of Arts in Tallin, Estonia. I still remember very well the public academy (made me think about how important it is to have art academies as public institutions) and its amazing building, the first digital blackboard I got to write on, and a very creative student crowd. Ever since, I feel …

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Pampa’s Textural is a celebration of the tactile beauty

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Pampa's TEXTURAL latest textile collection is a celebration of the tactile beauty of slow process craftsmanship. The homewares brand is based in Australia but inspired by the fertile flat areas of Argentina "La pampa". In the Quechua language this means "flat areas between the mountains", it is also the place where all the collections are made. Co-founders Victoria Aguirre (Argentinean) and Carl …

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