Then look no further than the new book ‘Mid-Century Modern Living’ The Mini Moderns Guide to Pattern and Style, by Keith Stephenson and Mark Hampshire. In 2006 Keith Stephenson and Mark Hampshire launched Mini Moderns, the company that specializes in mid twentieth century inspired, applied pattern. They are known for their striking use of pattern… Continue reading Want to create a timeless Mid Century look in your home?
This summer the Fashion and Textile Museum is hosting an exhibition 'A Life in Pattern' showcasing the work of Orla Kiely This is the first exhibition to feature her work. She set up her company in 1995 after graduating from the RCA . Before that she worked as a textile designer for the company Esprit.… Continue reading Orla Kiely: A Life in Pattern
I know you as a textile designer and maker, Can you tell us if you went to art school and if so what did you study? I was born & bred in Brighton. I studied Textile Design at Winchester School of Art (1994 - BA Hons). Jehane's own hand drawn designs How and when did you… Continue reading Meet the Maker Jehane Boden-Spiers textile designer and Art licenser and consultant
I would love to work in the Habitat studio, the designers travel the globe going to exhibitions, design shows, markets and workshops seeking inspiration. What a job! After their initial research, the products are designed and sourced. The company ethos is to celebrate the craft and the skills of the maker and artist. They re-imagine… Continue reading Habitat’s Key Trends for Autumn Winter 2017