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  1. "Iron Me On" Fabric Transfers

    "Iron Me On" Fabric Transfers

    Whether you want to liven up a plain t-shirt or add some pep to a pillowcase, these very cool fabric transfers will do the trick. Brooklyn-based illustrator Mike Perry has put together a set of 50...

    $12.95

  2. 101 High-Tech Materials
    Design 101

    101 High-Tech Materials

    Remember how the Predator had skin that made him invisible? That was cool. But these high-tech materials might be even cooler.

    written by: Christopher Bright
    photos by: Hunter Freeman
    02.24.09

  3. 3D Textiles

    3D Textiles

    Wool felt takes on a new dimension, literally. The fluted patterns have been used for cushions, but could clad a whole room.

  4. Alexander Girard at Urban Outfitters
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    Alexander Girard at Urban Outfitters

    Alexander Girard has certainly been spreading the love lately. With timeless designs that look good just about anywhere, companies large and small are applying Girard's touch to their products. 

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    05.27.09

  5. Anna Joyce Design

    Every product from Anna Joyce Design is lovingly handmade from start to finish in Portland, OR. Her designs are inspired by vintage textiles, nature, her daughters and 1970's children's books. She...

    12.10.09

  6. Anne Kyyrö Quinn

    Resembling artworks more than conventional fabrics, the contemporary creations produced by the Anne Kyyrö Quinn studio are not textiles as you once knew them. Cut, sewn and finished by hand,...

    10.04.09

  7. Antique and Tribal Carpets

    Antique and Tribal Carpets

    Stop by the Brooklyn Historical Society for an opening reception, followed by an informal lecture on tribal carpets by Susan Gomersall of Kea Carpets and Kilims. A sale on select rugs will...

    09.14.09

  8. Carisma Metallic

    Carisma Metallic

    Vapor-deposited aluminum coating just like mom used to make! This paperlike textile consists of jillions of coated polyester and polyamide threads.

  9. Carnegie

    Manufactures and designs quality commercial textiles and fabrics for interiors, including panel textiles, upholstery textiles, drapery textiles, more.

    10.04.09

  10. Crystals Rug

    Crystals Rug

    Since temperature and water-vapor humidity determine how ice crystals take their shape, we’re guessing it was superhot when this rug formed in Angela Adams’s studio. Things will cool...

    $18000.00

  11. DecorMaison Wallpaper
    Product of the Day

    DecorMaison Wallpaper

    In homes, restaurants and retail shops alike, it's common to see a single wall covered in loud, brightly patterned wallpaper—an easy design strategy that packs a powerful visual punch. Plenty...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    09.03.09

  12. Donna Wilson

    Donna Wilson is a Scottish-born designer who works from a London studio. Wilson began her career in 2003 when she presented hand-knitted creatures in her final show at the Royal College of Art....

    06.01.09

  13. Eco-Friendly Carpeting
    Product Reviews

    Eco-Friendly Carpeting

    Dear Dwell: I'm not into the hard modernism of concrete floors: I miss the cushy carpet of my youth. Are there eco-friendly options for wall-to-wall? —Craig Dewey, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

    photos by: Peter Belanger
    01.28.09

  14. Events this Weekend: 10.8-10.11
    Week in Review

    Events this Weekend: 10.8-10.11

    Welcome to the second installment of Out and About, our weekly round-up of art and architecture events and exhibitions around the country and globe.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    10.08.09

  15. Fashioning Felt

    Fashioning Felt

    This exhibition will explore the varied new uses of felt—an ancient material, believed to be one of the earliest techniques for making textiles. Made by matting together wool fibers with...

    03.01.09

  16. Fresh Flowers—The Evolution of Floral Design in 20th-Century Textiles

    Fresh Flowers—The Evolution of Floral Design in 20th-Century Textiles

    Throughout the centuries, flowers have been an important source of inspiration for western textile designers. The twentieth century was a particularly fertile period of innovation and change in...

    03.01.09

  17. Homanit

    The environmental compatibility of our products results from the input of materials such as natural timbers, glue systems with an extremely low content of formaldehyde and a gentle, ecologically...

    10.04.09

  18. Homapal

    Homapal

    A high-pressure laminate made from real materials such stainless steel or copper, Homapal is available in a range of intricate textures and patterns and sports a miraculous .05-inch profile.

  19. House Industries Goes Gaga for Girard
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    House Industries Goes Gaga for Girard

    House Industries recently made a mark with their heavy ampersand. Now they’ve turned their typographic attentions to a different kind of design icon. Their new Girard Collection celebrates...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    03.05.09

  20. Junkers & Müllers

    Junkers & Müllers manufactures technical textiles on rolls. Whether textiles for sun protection, for digital printing or for industrial applications - one of the leading manufacturers in...

    10.04.09

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