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PROJECT PICO »

On April 25th, 2017 Niamh McCooey wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

  Guest blog post by Daniela Cocchiarella From naive beginnings, the founders of Pico set out to create a product that is entirely traceable to ethical origins. Organic, sustainable and well-balanced – Pico products are understated in style and practical to wear. Their story began five years ago when the founders, Phoebe Hunter-McIlveen and Isobel Williams-Ellis, […]

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CROSSOVER BORÅS 2017 »

On April 23rd, 2017 Niamh McCooey wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

One of the worlds leading lights in the traditional art of ikat weaving, Japanese artist Jun Tomita is one of many renowned makers who will take part in Crossover Borås, the conference of the European Textile Network (ETN), taking place in September this year. From a studio set in the hills of northwest Kyoto, Jun […]

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JAIPUR VISITS LONDON »

On April 22nd, 2017 Niamh McCooey wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

London has been feeling the Indian heat this month in a modest retail space on Golborne Road. British interiors brand Lulu & Nat has been filling its April pop-up shop with Anglo-Indian inspired designs inspired by the Pink City Palace of Jaipur. Featuring travel-influenced homeware and bedding catered specifically to the playful rhythms of family life, […]

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KNITTING AND STITCHING IN EDINBURGH, 27-30 April »

On April 21st, 2017 Niamh McCooey wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

The Knitting and Stitching Show will open in Edinburgh on Thursday with shopping, workshops, talks and exhibitions. Taking part in the festivities is The 62 Group; an international, artist-led organisation who aim to challenge the boundaries of textile practice through an ambitious and innovative programme of exhibitions. This weekend their exhibition Making Space looks to […]

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WILD THING »

On April 21st, 2017 Niamh McCooey wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

Story-telling is rarely a physical act these days. We so often receive all of our information through screens, be it a news story on your phone or the next blockbuster film. Think back to your childhood and upon reflection you might realise just how much story-telling played a role in it, as stories told first-hand so […]

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