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Designer Spotlight: Hiroko Takeda

Weaver and textile artist Hiroko Takeda keeps a studio on the ninth floor of an old industrial building in downtown Brooklyn, where she works on various client commissions and her own one-off art projects.
February 18, 2014
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Marimekko Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Iconic Pattern

Today, Finnish-brand Marimekko celebrates its 50th anniversary of their stylish, iconic poppy pattern officially known as Unikko. The revolutionary floral textile has made its way on to countless mediums throughout its lifetime and in honor of the sensational design we've gathered some of our favorite past articles as well as current offerings from the Dwell Store.
February 4, 2014
Artist Textiles: Picasso to Warhol

Textile Exhibit to Feature Picasso, Dali, Matisse Designs

A London exhibition uses works by Picasso, Dali, Matisse, and others to trace the evolution of 20th century textile design.
January 15, 2014
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A Look Inside Eleanor Pritchard's Textile Studio

Eleanor Pritchard’s textiles nod to British modernism and local craft. Thanks to a new upholstery line, she’s poised to become an industry name.
December 25, 2013
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2013 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Art Lover

Shopping for the consummate art lover in your life can be a challenge, so we took inspiration from a few of the 20th century's best artworks and paired them with their modern-day gift doppelgängers.
December 16, 2013
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Key Trends from 2013 London Design Festival

The annual London Design Festival attracts both emerging and established creatives, who gather each fall to present their latest creations. Here, we pull together the key shapes, themes and materials seen across Britain's capital city.
October 7, 2013
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Marimekko's New Fall Fabrics

One of our favorite textile makers, Marimekko, has just launched a new line of scrumptious fall fabrics. The patterns are super fun as always and the colors could not be more spot on for fall. Here, we pick out just a few of our favorites from the line so far.
September 19, 2013
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Jack Lenor Larsen's Greatest Hits

To accompany our profile on the iconic textile designer in Dwell's October 2013 issue, we rounded up a few hits from the Larsen design archives. While these are only a small sampling of his decades of work, they represent some of the designer's best-loved fabrics and collaborations.
September 19, 2013
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7 New Pieces from Danish Crafts Collection

Danish Crafts, an organization dedicated to launching the careers of emerging designers and sharing Denmark's design with the world, showed its latest collection at Maison&Objet.
September 17, 2013