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Sheila Hicks's Sunbrella Color Riot in Paris

Sheila Hicks creates textile art ranging from minuscule to monumental, and has made her name subverting craft techniques into a unique modern vision.
October 7, 2014
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Amazing Textiles Explore the Sense of Touch

Five years ago, Emily Fischer launched a startup studio called Haptic Lab that designs and creates products that explore the sense of touch, including handmade kites and intricately stitched quilts. In celebration of the Brooklyn-based studio’s fifth anniversary this month, Dwell talked with Fischer about the inspiration behind her designs.
September 4, 2014
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Brilliant Color Fields Made of Thread

Kansas City–based artist Anne Lindberg uses architecture as a framework for drawing in space.
July 31, 2014
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Colorful Textiles We Love for Floors or Tables

When it comes to versatile textiles, designer Sandy Chilewich's eponymous studio creates innovative products for both domestic and industrial settings. Originally introduced to the international design community in 2000, Chilewich's woven textiles have redefined the way people cover their tables and floors. From placemats for an outdoor tabletop to floor coverings for a busy hallway, the Dwell Store features many of Chilewich's best-selling products.
July 29, 2014
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Streamlined Wood-and-Leather Desk Accessories

Earthy materials like wood and natural textiles have been popular for making phone cases and even speaker housings. Such materials look wonderfully incongruous next to the glass and polished metal covering sophisticated circuit boards. While producing custom-embossed iPhone cases, bamboo veneers for laptops, and leather notebook covers for clients like Nike, Google, Levi’s, and YouTube, Grovemade has released a line of desk accessories. Available online, from $29.
July 7, 2014
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Abstract Geometric Quilts by Lindsay Stead

Toronto-based quilt maker Lindsay Stead takes a decidedly hands-on approach to her craft.
June 30, 2014
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Alexander Girard: An Uncommon Vision

A pop-up exhibition in Manhattan heralds Herman Miller's first-ever archival reissues of Girard's furniture and textile designs.
May 16, 2014
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Textured, Woolen Tapestries Made of New and Vintage Yarn

An Aussie expat drops the needle on tactile, multi-hued wall art.
May 1, 2014
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Carpet Diem

Nanimarquina, the Barcelona-based rug manufacturer, experiments with color and patterns at Milan Design Week 2014.
April 10, 2014
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