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  1. Mandal Veveri

    Mandal Veveri

    Mandal weaving Mill has produced textiles based on natural fibers since 1918. They select only the finest wool, mohair, linen and cotton as raw materials. All yarn and dyes used in their production...

    09.25.13

  2. Kravet

    Kravet

    Kravet is an industry leader in to-the-trade fabric business, offering a wide range of colors, patterns and textures for every design style. Kravet works directly with a number of notable designers...

    10.01.13

  3. Full Swing Textiles

    Full Swing Textiles

    Full Swing Textiles, Inc., founded in the mid-1980's, makes '30's through '50's styled barkcloth fabrics and other upholstery and drapery grade fabrics, pillows, bags, totes, aprons, etc. They...

    10.01.13

  4. Yoshii

    Based in the small town of Imbari, Japan, Yoshii towels creates exceptionally soft towels and cloths. Imbari is known for its woven manufacturing industry, and Yoshii towels utilizes traditional...

    10.19.13

  5. Kurage

    Kurage

    KURAGE is a modern collection of hand printed fabrics for curtains, decorations and upholstery. The collection also boasts porcelain, hand-tufted rugs, acoustic panels and a wide range of sewn...

    10.21.13

  6. Castle Textiles

    Castle Textiles

    Color us glad to have come across the lovely textiles from Autralia-based designer Rachel Castle. Her collection of bright-but-simple bedlinens, throws, cushions, and embroidered artwork is beyond...

  7. Flow Bedding

    Flow Bedding

    Gentle gray with pops of color carry the day in this set from Area, Inc.  

    $35.00

  8. Xorel Embossed

    Xorel Embossed

    Xorel withstands a million double rubs before showing signs of wear. Now the polyethylene yarn fabric can be hot-pressed with five embossed patterns.

    $33.00

  9. Living in a Material World
    Design 101

    Living in a Material World

    Americans have always held a soft spot in their hearts for futuristic materials, from the amazing light-weight properties of titanium to the chance to conquer Superman with kryptonite.

    written by: Amara Holstein
    photos by: Aya Brackett
    01.31.09

  10. PEC-MAT
    Design 101

    PEC-MAT

    As more and more Americans are quickly discovering, the land beneath our feet is not quite as solid as we thought. Houses slip down hillsides, trees float down rivers, and whole cities disappear...

    written by: Amara Holstein
    photos by: Hunter Freeman
    01.31.09

  11. From Frankfurt: Heimtextil
    Travel Reports

    From Frankfurt: Heimtextil

    January in Frankfurt is pretty darn cold, so it feels fitting to be here at Heimtextil browsing all the lush materials that are changing the way we make ourselves at home. It’s the 40th year...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    01.16.10

  12. Sew Awesome
    Design 101

    Sew Awesome

    “Who we are arises directly from what our bodies can do,” writes Richard Sennett in his recent book, The Craftsman. In his spirited defense of how making material things can enlarge...

    03.26.10

  13. Bemz's Bright Idea
    A Great Idea

    Bemz's Bright Idea

    Last week I met with Lesley Pennington, a Canadian living in Sweden who in 2004 launched Bemz, one of the cleverest companies I've heard of recently. Bemz makes affordable custom-order slipcovers...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    11.30.10

  14. Q&A with Marimekko Designer Erja Hirvi
    Interviews

    Q&A with Marimekko Designer Erja Hirvi

    At Dwell we've always been fans of the bold prints by Finnish textile design house Marimekko and in honor of their 60th anniversary we toasted ten timeless prints and challenged you to vote on your...

    written by: Ralston O'Neill
    12.21.11

  15. Sneak Peek: 'A World Apart'
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    Sneak Peek: 'A World Apart'

    Our July/August 2012 issue, on newsstands now, turns the spotlight on designers' own homes across the globe. One of my favorite projects in the issue is Paula Leen and Kees Middendorp's home in the...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    07.28.12

  16. A Pop of Color at Robert Allen
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    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...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    02.08.13

  17. Aoi Yoshizawa
    Profiles

    Aoi Yoshizawa

    “I have been interested in textiles ever since my mother and grandmother taught me to sew and knit when I was small,” says breakout textile designer Aoi Yoshizawa. Born and raised in Japan,...

    written by: Tiffany Orvet
    04.03.14

  18. Table Linens by Commune Design
    Product

    Table Linens by Commune Design

    In my online wanderings this week I've come across a totally lovely set of table linens from Los Angeles–based Commune Design. They are made of 100% linen hand-dyed in LA by Matteo, and I...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    11.03.09

  19. Crazy Sexy Wool
    Product

    Crazy Sexy Wool

    I was in New York earlier this week, and stopped into the very charming and hip Bond St. bistro The Smile for lunch. In addition to a mean roast beef sandwich and some stellar pickles, they...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    06.04.10

  20. Marimekko Pilvi Bag
    Product

    Marimekko Pilvi Bag

    If you're like me, you have more totes than you know what to do with. Get ready to do some closet cleaning because the Marimekko Pilvi bag is the one worth having.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    08.11.11

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