Interiors

The Indigo Collection by Eskayel

October 23rd, 2012 Posted In:
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Interiors

The latest collection from Brooklyn-based design studio Eskayel is an exploration of the ancient and natural pigment, indigo. The studio have selected the most popular designs from their huge range of distinctive watery patterns and reproduced them in deep indigo hues.

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New Collection at EDC

September 15th, 2012 Posted In:
Design
Interiors

Last week we visited the launch of the new collection at London’s EDC showroom, a treasure trove of luxury furniture, textiles and decorative accessories. What we particularly admire about EDC is the way that they manage to balance highly decorative, opulent elements with pared back and refined forms. This season, the team combine pieces that use materials such as eucalyptus wood, swamped oak, chromed steel, burnished brass, bronze, gold leaf, precious stones and natural leathers.

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Woww by Mae Engelgeer

June 20th, 2012 Posted In:
Design
Interiors

The Woww collection by the Dutch designer Mae Engelgeer consists of festive geometric patterns, woven and developed at the Textile Museum in Tilburg, The Netherlands. Made of a mixture of mohair, cashmere, cotton and acrylic, the collection includes quilts, baby blankets, cushions, scarves and a tea towel.

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I spotted this beautiful jacquard at the always impressive Maharam showroom this week during NeoCon 2012. In collaboration with Antwerp-based Studio Job, the American textile brand showcased Farm and Farm Stripe, depicting traditional farmland scenery in a complex woven jacquard construction. This complementary pair of dense, narrative patterns is an ode to rural heritage. Using a flattened perspective, Farm presents an assemblage of livestock, crops, implements, and rural transport, while Farm Stripe features repeating ribbons of farm iconography— pitchforks, apples, split-rail fences, sheaths of wheat, and life-sized horseflies all make appearances.

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