Praised by Vogue for having “revolutionised traditional English fabrics to win them new recognition abroad” the Serbian born Bernat Klein played a huge part in reviving Scotland’s weaving and cloth making industries after the war. Klein’s approach to colour meant that his tapestries, tweeds and paintings stood out from the ‘earthy colour schemes of the 1950s’ […]View Post »
On July 24th, 2015 Lucy Finley wrote on the subject of Selvedge.
Joseph Cornell’s work embodies the sentiment of finding the extraordinary in the ordinary. In this exhibition, his limitless imagination allows those who visit to join him in a whole new vision of the world around us. Filled with objects from the everyday, Cornell’s work is composed of delicate glass bottles, to create ‘shadow boxes’ transforming the […]View Post »
Like a florist selecting her favourite blooms we have curated the perfect Selvedge summer bouquet. Composed of four back issues all containing features on floral prints and patterns. This collection is the perfect accompaniment to a summer’s evening. The Collection includes; Issue 12 – Voyage, which seeks out the patterns of the world with many prints finding inspiration from indigenous topography. Issue 24- […]View Post »
This year Sybil Andrews is given the credit she deserves, as the first complete catalogue of her work has been published. To coincide with the release, there will be a major exhibition of her work later this year at the Osborne Samuel Gallery in London. Andrews skills lie not only in linocuts. By trade, […]View Post »
The world is a colourful place. Regardless of how each of us perceive those colours, the pursuit to re-create the colours of nature in our day to day surroundings has been relentless through the history of mankind. The challenge of finding and processing materials capable of producing lasting colours continues to delight and fascinate right […]View Post »