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Latest Articles in Textile Design

tresse rug

All Rugged Up

Ahhhh, the rug. Ever so comfortable, ever so cozy. We compiled six of the plushest rugs not only worthy of your feet, but for showing off too.
February 14, 2013
oyyo neverendingstory

Magic Carpet Ride, Courtesy of Swedish Brand Oyyo

Lina Zedig and Marcus Åhrén founded their design studio Oyyo in Stockholm in late 2011. Since then, they've been ramping up for Oyyo's first collection, a series of six dhurrie rugs woven from organic cotton and tinted with vegetable dye. The pieces are handwoven by craftspeople near Jodhpur, India, pairing time-tested weaving techniques with contemporary design motifs.
February 13, 2013
cobalt chair robert allen

A Pop of Color at Robert Allen

Dwell editors Olivia Martin and Diana Budds visited San Francisco's Design Center to browse through Robert Allen's new Spring 2013 collection at the Pop of Color party. The spring collection was inspired by pure pigments and is based around highly saturated shades of turquoise, cobalt, fuchsia, and viridian.
February 8, 2013
dwell reports digital prints

Fabric Focus 1: Digital Prints

This season's bold fabrics can enliven even the smallest project. Three interior design experts share tips on making the most of limited yardage.
February 4, 2013
Philanthropist and Workshop Residence founder Ann Hatch

Maker's Mark

San Francisco philanthropist Ann Hatch has long dedicated herself to the making of artful objects.
November 7, 2012
modern quilt design by meg callahan

Designer Spotlight: Meg Callahan

We first spotted Providence, Rhode Island–based designer Meg Callahan's work at Matter's Next World exhibition this spring and instantly loved her quilts—a contemporary take on traditional crafts.
October 22, 2012
Sympa3 MaterialChange competition

And the Material Change Winner Is...

Now that the experts have had their say, we are pleased to announce the grand prize winner of the Material Change Textile Competition. Without further ado, the design that will be put into production by Lulan Artisans is SYMPA 3, designed by Evan Polenghi! Our most heartfelt congratulations to Evan. Your stunning design won over the modern hearts of all! We wish you the very best with your Lulan debut. And, of course, a special thank you goes out to all who participated. Stay tuned to Dwell.com for more great contests in the future.
October 10, 2012
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