Latest Articles in Textile

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8 Luxurious Throw Blankets to Keep You Warm This Winter

Oh the weather outside is…often crippling cold and miserable. We encourage you to celebrate your time in the great indoors with the Dwell Store's collection of luxurious throw blankets, hand-stitched quilts, and even wool pillow covers. Cozy up with this inviting assortment. 
January 15, 2015
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Why Go Bare When You Could Go Bright? 6 Fantastic Rugs

A bare floor is a bore. Treat toes right with these carpets that feel oh so good underfoot.
December 27, 2014
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Inside the Ford Foundation with Sheila Hicks

Textile artist Sheila Hicks returns to New York City's Ford Foundation to replace a series of sublimely modernist wall hangings.
October 8, 2014
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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