Textile Design News
Design-Nation Publishes '20 Makers, 20 Objects'
This month Design-Nation is celebrating twenty years of championing and supporting the UK's incredibly talented and multifaceted design and craft sector. Design-Nation's first landmark project, '20 Makers, 20 Objects,' is a curated online showcase that celebrates selected signature pieces of design from its network.
Textiles and Wellbeing: The New Normal
This Thursday, August 13th at 10:00 am EDT, Kvadrat will be hosting 'Textiles and Wellbeing: The New Normal,' a webinar that explores the role of textiles in the wake of COVID19 - from health and safety to mental wellbeing, creativity, and beyond.
Modern in the Making: Post-War Craft and Design in British Columbia
Modern in the Making, on view at the Vancouver Art Gallery through January 3, 2021, is the most comprehensive showcase of the mid-century craft and design scene in British Columbia assembled to date, examining ceramics, fashion, furniture, jewelry and textiles that defined West Coast modern living.
Phaidon Launches Materialising Colour: Journeys with Giulio Ridolfo
Phaidon has released 'Materialising Colour,' a coffee table book that dives into the work and methodologies of master colorist Giulio Ridolfo, the man behind the success of many of Kvadrat's beloved contemporary fabric collections and color palettes.
HBF Textiles Launches UP Collection by Kelly Harris Smith
Kelly Harris Smith has designed a new collection for HBF Textiles that captures the energy of city life.
Heimtextil 'New & Next University' Competition 2021
Heimtextil, the international trade fair for home textiles, is calling for submissions for its 2021 New & Next University Competition. The contest is open to international universities specialized in textile design.
European Fashion Award: FASH 2020
The 2020 FASH Fashion Award is now open for submissions. The Europe-wide competition is aimed at particularly talented students from all design disciplines in the three categories of students, bachelor and master.
Selvedge World Fair 2020
The inaugual Selvedge World Fair, created by independent textile publication Selvedge magazine, will be held September 3-5 at Mary Ward House, in Bloomsbury, London.
Vitra Debuts Vlinder Sofa by Hella Jongerius
Vitra has unveiled Vlinder Sofa, which combines the archetypal form of a comfortable sofa with a precisely tailored duvet-like cover.
Architectural Digest Design Show 2020
The 2020 Architectural Digest Design Show - the essential showcase for exceptional design, held at Pier 94, from March 19-22nd - offers consumers and design trade attendees the opportunity to discover and source products from hundreds of luxury residential and hospitality brands.
Carnegie's Biobased Xorel Achieves Living Product Challenge Certification
Carnegie's Biobased Xorel, a groundbreaking high-performance textile sourced from sugar cane, achieved Living Product Challenge Certification.
Pantone's 2020 Color of the Year is Classic Blue
Pantone has announced Classic Blue as the 2020 Color of the Year. PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue, a timeless and enduring blue hue, instills calm, confidence, and connection.
Ruth Adler Schnee: Modern Designs for Living
'Modern Designs for Living,' a retrospective exhibition of the work of textile and interior designer Ruth Adler Schnee, still in active practice at age 96, affirms her pivotal role in the development of the modern interior.
Carnegie Brings Bold Colors into Commercial Spaces with New Upholstery Collection
Carnegie has released its latest upholstery line, featuring bold, multi-colored patterns and textured plains.
IIDA NY Residential Forum: Afghan Artisan Rug Pop-up Private Preview
Today, IIDA NY is hosting an event about artistry and women's economic empowerment, featuring Rob Leahy, Project Director of Kabul Carpet Export Center, and Najlla Habibyar, Chief of Party at Kabul Carpet Export Center. The panel will discuss the history of the centuries-old tradition of Afghan rug artisanship.
LUUM Textiles and Gus Modern Unveil Inaugural Furniture Collaboration
LUUM Textiles and Gus* Modern have launched a limited-edition collaboration, highlighting the Gus* Halifax Chair and Porter End Table in playful color combinations of Luum's Knurl textile from the company's Focus In Collection.
IIDA NY's 10th Annual Sustainable Quilt Auction
The International Interior Design Association (IIDA NY) has teamed up with Free Arts NYC for the 11th Annual Sustainable Quilt Auction. The event brings together the creative minds of New York's design community to bid on extravagant quilts created using discarded fabric samples.
Pantone Fashion Color Trend Report for Spring/Summer 2020 New York Fashion Week
Pantone has released the 2020 edition of Pantone Fashion Color Trend Report Spring/Summer for New York Fashion Week.
Pattern and Process: Selections from the Kravet Archive
Pattern and Process: Selections from the Kravet Archive, on view from September 5 through November 27 at the NYSID Gallery, will feature selections from Kravet's extensive archive of textile design, which documents the history of textile manufacture dating back centuries and originating from cultures across the globe. Encompassing textiles, paintings, artifacts and other historic documents, the Kravet archive is an important resource for researchers, designers and historians.
Robin Day '675 Chair' Charity Project
Fifteen world-renowned designers have added their personal touch to the seat pad of the iconic '675 chair,' designed by Robin Day, paying tribute to one of Britain's leading designers.
Lexus Announces Lisa Marks as Grand Prix Winner of 2019 Design Award
Lexus has announced Lisa Marks as the Grand Prix winner of this year's Lexus Design Award at Salone del Mobile.Milano 2019.
Istanbul International Fabric Design Contest 2019
Istanbul Textile and Raw Material Exporters' Association (ITHIB) has launched its 14th fabric design contest. Open to international students, this competition offers entrants the opportunity to see their designs realized and featured on the catwalk during a fashion show.
String Theory Launches Supersymmetry
String Theory has launched an innovative, interactive project called Supersymmetry. The online textile design platform allows users to design hyper-personalized scarves that can be divided in two and shared with a loved one.
Humanscale Introduces Fourtis in Collaboration with Textile Designer Elizabeth Whelan
Humanscale recently collaborated with textile designer Elizabeth Whelan to create Fourtis, a versatile and sustainably-crafted performance textile.
Architectural Digest Design Show 2019
The 2019 Architectural Digest Design Show will be held on March 21-24 in NYC at Piers 92 & 94 on the west side. The event is one of the only global design trade shows that offers consumers a glimpse into the world of interiors.
MaterialDistrict Rotterdam 2019
MaterialDistrict Rotterdam (formerly Materia Xperience), will be held March 12-14 in Rotterdam Ahoy. The largest multisectoral materials fair is once again imbued with material innovations in the fields of Architecture, Interiors, Products, Textiles & Fabrics, Urban & Landscapes and Print & Sign.
The Power of Color: Using Color to Evoke Feelings and Create Moods
Ultrafabrics has announced its latest education installment, 'The Power of Color: Using Color to Evoke Feelings and Create Moods,' designed to not only educate the creative community on the multiple uses of applications of Ultrafabrics varied portfolio of materials, but how color is truly a crucial design tool, and how it can affect emotions and elicit physical response.
Seattle Style: Fashion/Function at MOHAI
Seattle Style: Fashion/Function, on view at the Seattle's Museum of History & Industry from May 4 to October 14, highlights how elegance and practicality co-existed and converged in Seattle wardrobes, providing new insights into local clothing, ranging from couture to grunge aesthetics to street fashion.
Repair and Design Futures Exhibition at RISD Museum
Repair, a humble act born of necessity, expresses resistance to the unmaking of our world and the environment. Repair and Design Futures, on view at the RISD Museum through September 30, 2019, investigates mending as material intervention, metaphor, and call to action.
ADC Launches 98th Annual Awards
The 98th ADC Annual Awards is now open for entries. The Awards honors impeccable artistry and craftsmanship in advertising and design.