– In Andrew Telling’s video, Max Lamb talks about his twelve benches for Kvadrat, made in Solid Textile Board: a building material made of textile waste.
– To celebrate the 10th year of the Textile course at the KASK academy, the Design museum in Ghent juxtaposes pieces from the students to the ones by design celebrities.
– Manuel Herz Architects designed a 150 sqm carpet that reflects on human rights representing four main humanitarian treaties, and invites people to sit on it and share ideas.
– Dyeing textiles with dancing bacteria is the latest biodesign project by Dutch designers Laura Luchtman and Ilfa Siebenhaar, leading to a more sustainable colouring.
– The “ancient future” of the Made in Italy reveals some Italian companies like Cangiari and Taroni, and how their entrepreneurship is linked to local territories full of memories and secrets.
– At age 83, Sheila Hicks presents a new site specific installation at the High Line in New York, with vibrant weavings of coloured fibers, between the 30th St. and 11th Av.
– Through the use of fabric, five designers and architects have been called by Colleoni Arte Gallery to reinterpret what Alessandro Mendini used to refer to as “loose projects”.
– On show at London Design Festival “Experimental Materials and Textiles” by the Studio of Textile Design explores the possibilities and boundaries of this material.
– Artist carpets produced from 1985 to recent times will be on show at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, featuring pieces by Alan Belcher, Joseph Kosuth e Julião Sarmento.
– Tamara Orjola found a solution to the billions of pine tree needles that go wasted: she recycles them, creating resistant fibers for furniture and carpets.
Top: Laura Luchtman and Ilfa Siebenhaar, Living Colour, 2017