Category: Selvedge

Summer Reading »

On July 27th, 2016 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

As August approaches we’re finding our inboxes increasingly filled with ‘Out of Office Replies’ whilst our office is steadily rearing a small family of fans to keep us cool throughout the day. With summer in mind we’ve been dreaming of the perfect summer reading list… along with a full collection of Selvedge magazines (of course) we’ve decided […]

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Country in the city »

On July 26th, 2016 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

As part of the New Designers Talks program Selvedge founder Polly Leonard led an ‘in conversation’ event exploring London’s underground artisan scene. The discussion explored how a growing community of designers and makers is working and living in a rural way, but in the context of an inner city. Joining Polly on the stage were Max Bainbridge and […]

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Make Your Movement »

On July 25th, 2016 Jessica Edney wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

What is an object? How do objects move? What is the relationship between an object, its maker and its user? These are just some of the questions that run through an innovative showcase of Korean design, which takes place at the Korean Cultural Centre next month. Make Your Movement features the work of nineteen designers […]

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82 Portraits… and a Chair »

On July 24th, 2016 Jessica Edney wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

Turquoise. Coral. Salmon pink. Cornflower blue. The vibrant hues of David Hockney’s latest series of paintings seem to radiate towards the viewer’s gaze, capturing it for a moment. Although 82 Portraits and 1 Still-Life portrays friends and colleagues of Hockney’s, the paintings do not attempt to reveal a profound insight into the personalities of the […]

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Sewing Paradise: a Sisterhood through Suzani »

On July 23rd, 2016 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

Sewing Paradise is a celebration of the contribution women make to the world through their creative talents. The features Manina Baumann’s magnificent collection of hand-embroidered Uzbek suzanis as well as art works that have been created in response to these Central Asian textiles. Curated by Michael Chandler, the all-female exhibition aims to explore the notion […]

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