Take a flight of fancy with these fabric-ated birds of whimsy

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Art on Tuesday 9 December 2014

Josephine Hague, who is trained in prop design and animation model making, crafted an aviary of delightfully whimsical birds clothed in bits of Japanese and vintage floral fabrics for her commissioned window display of London-based luxe leather designer, Bill Amberg. Seen up close, her creations seem to be chirping out a happy spring song with […]

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From El Mar to el marvellous! Fantastic bags made from recycled sail fabric

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Products on Thursday 24 July 2014

We think this is worth your while, so bend your knee and lend your ear. Introducing MAFIA Bags, a new business out of South America started by Argentinian siblings Marcos and Paz Mafia.

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Glitch textiles by Phillip Stearns

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Saturday 4 August 2012

Usually, we respond to glitches with cussing and some sneering, but when they look as good as these woven and knit fabrics by sound and visual artist Phillip Stearns (he generates the glitch-inspired patterns from short circuit camera images), we just can’t. What can we say? We may not actually hate glitches all that much.

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Dreamy organic designs by Laura Williams

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By Michael T. in New Design on Wednesday 4 January 2012

Feathers, bubbles, fishes, raindrops: Laura Williams’ dreamy organic designs reveal a passion for sumptuous pattern that creates a wonderful underwater feel. Her work would make for dazzling wallpaper or fabric choices in public spaces – restaurants, clubs, hotels. Or even for one’s home. Hmm, now that I think of it, I believe I need to re-upholster my sofa.

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Corey Corcoran

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Art on Friday 12 March 2010

Boston-based artist Corey Corcoran synthesizes neo-primitivist visions out of found materials, fabrics, and a rusty palette of paints and pigments.

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