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The Shop Floor Project »

On July 7th, 2015 Lucy Finley wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

In the centre of picturesque Ulverston, you will find The Shop Floor Project. Originally a purely virtual space, it has putdown its roots in the Old Warehouse located in the centre of the town. The building was originally built in 1832 as a warehouse to store goods brought in on the town’s famous ship canal, including […]

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A celebration of all things floral »

On July 6th, 2015 Phoebe Foster wrote on the subject of Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Shops.

Last Month Tricia Guild worked hand in hand with florist Juliet Glaves, transforming the Designers Guild hidden garden on the Kings Road into a collection of arrangements, fabrics and wallpapers – a celebration of all things floral. Being inspired by the foliage and blooms grown all year long on her modest flower farm in Shropshire, Juliet’s arrangements showcase […]

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Spend the night with McQueen »

On July 5th, 2015 Lucy Finley wrote on the subject of Artists and Designers,Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Fashion.

‘Savage Beauty’ at the V&A has already been explored by 345,000 visitors. Tickets for the event have been sold out since we can remember. Due to the shows extraordinary success the V&A has released an extra 12,000 tickets – for viewings all through the night. The fact that the V&A has never gone to such lengths […]

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Wimbledon »

On July 4th, 2015 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

The world’s longest running tennis tournament, Wimbledon is now fully underway. Since the championship began in 1877, tennis wear has had a number of different incarnations. Tennis players’ outfits today, particularly women’s made from lycra and obscure techno fabrics, are a far cry from the floor length dresses and presumably extremely constraining corsets and underwear worn during the […]

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Sonia Delaunay at Tate Modern »

On July 3rd, 2015 Phoebe Foster wrote on the subject of Artists and Designers,Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Historical textiles,Selvedge.

The Sonia Delaunay EY exhibition at Tate Modern is structured chromatically and walking through each room a strong sense of her life both in and out of the studio colours the experience. The layout of the exhibition allows visitors to build a relationship with the work that keeps Delaunay at the centre. Throughout the show Sonia’s commitment to […]

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