Textiles by Hiroko Takeda

It’s intriguing to think that many of my influences revolve around nature itself, even if it’s unclear at first this component always shines through. For example with craft, it’s design stripped back to only the necessary, using bare basic material.

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Nido in Japan

Nido is a project by designer and creative Julieta Racket who, through collaboration with women from several Argentine provinces, creates knitwear made from 100% sheep wool. The wool that they use comes from Merino and Corriedale sheep, with it being spun and dyed completely by hand. The quality of the raw materials and the respect given to the production process are some of the most important characteristics behind these functional …

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A Selection of Furniture by Bruno Mathsson

I’m positive you’ll all agree that we’ve had some absolutely stunning furniture featured on the blog over the past month, I’ve had a blast learning about all these different designers and their works. I’m not sure when it will come to an end, but it’s really intriguing to find out the history behind these beautiful objects and also the creatives thirst for knowledge and information regarding the “user experience”. I like to call it that …

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Fields of White by Pat Shannahan

The majority of us wear more than one cotton based garment each day, however there are very few of us that actually know what goes into creating it. Photographer turned filmmaker Pat Shannahan visited one of Arizona’s cotton growing farmers, the Wuertz’s family, a little over a year back now but for the most part this short film has been left untouched over on vimeo. I felt it was about time it was put it to use, so I’ve brou …

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