Issue 72 Green
Read a sample article 'The checkered history of checks' by Liese Van Der Watt
Seasonal textiles to be proud of
From John Hanly & Co.'s Irish Woollen mill to the Ozone layer, we survey what it means to be green. As much as Celtic traditions and ethical duties influence both our purchases and designs, we also recognise the social histories and modern approaches that inform the tartans, checks, weaves and tweeds today. Meet Amy Revier, a young designer at the forefront of an urban maker revolution and Forest + Found, a designer duo also turning the idea of modern textile-manufacturer on its head.