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On May 22nd, 2015 Polly Leonard wrote on the subject of Historical textiles,Selvedge.

In our current issue Esclarmonde Monteil, curator at the Musée de la Toile de Jouy, shook the foundations of our textiles knowledge when she told us the term “Toile de Jouy” does not just apply to the beautiful pastoral monochrome designs that we all know and love. Christopher-Philippe Oberkampf, the German-born son of a dye-maker, founded […]

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New Designers: One Year On »

On May 22nd, 2015 Emma Neen wrote on the subject of Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Selvedge.

Celebrating its 30th edition, New Designers 2015 will gather together over 3,000 of the UK’s most talented design graduates. This year jewellery designer and photographer Rheanna Lingham has been announced as the curator of One Year On. Rheanna, who is owner and founder of Shoreditch boutique Luna & Curious – home of many covetable items – has […]

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The True Cost of Fashion »

On May 22nd, 2015 Sally Adkin wrote on the subject of Artisans,Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Fashion.

In April 2013 a garment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh collapsed killing 1,333 people and injuring 2,500. As a supplier to major fashion brands in the west, the Rana Plaza disaster led many people to question how their clothes were made. Internationally renowned director Andrew Morgan was one of these, and after researching the global clothing industry […]

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Found Muji »

On May 20th, 2015 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Artisans,Artists and Designers,Fashion,Selvedge,Shops.

From Toast to Dover Street Market, via Anthropologie, practically every UK and US ’boutique’ and brand deemed stylish appears to be completely seduced by Asian aesthetics. The utilitarian simplicity of Japan and the warm, vibrant and decorative aesthetic of India, both seem, not only huge geographical generalisations, but basic sartorial go-tos for Western designers. Of course […]

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Clerkenwell Design Week »

On May 20th, 2015 Sally Adkin wrote on the subject of Artists and Designers,Exhibitions, shows and workshops.

One of the world’s most vibrant design hubs, Clerkenwell is home to more creative businesses and architects per square mile than anywhere else on the planet and from the 19th – 21st May Clerkenwell Design Week kicks off, celebrating its sixth year. Crammed into three jam-packed days in a variety of venues over Clerkenwell, studios open their doors, debates […]

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