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Spring 2013

Anni Albers

Anni Albers, “Material as Metaphor’” in Selected Writings on Design: “How do we choose out specific material, our means of communication? “Accidentally.” Something speaks to us, a sound, a touch, … Continue reading

February 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Scans

Decided to scan some of my weaving samples as well as some line drawings I made based on the linear weaving pattern. These exercises are for the surface treatments of … Continue reading

February 20, 2013 · 4 Comments

Frame Loom Weaving 101

Eager as I am, I bought some cotton yarn this weekend and began my first weaving sample this morning. The selection of yarn was extremely limited considering I wanted a … Continue reading

February 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

Elisa Strozyk

Elisa Strozyk‘s Wooden Textiles are a manifestation of how waste can be the source of a new process of creativity and innovation.¬† While attending the Central Saint Martins London to … Continue reading

February 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

Weaving For Dummies

In recent months I’ve become mildly obsessed with contemporary and historic weaving. I cant decide if it’s the colors, the textures, the patterns, the cultural variations, or that pesky ‘craft’ … Continue reading

February 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

Theo Jansen

Dutch artist Theo Jansen has been working for 16 years to create sculptures that move on their own in eerily lifelike ways.¬†Each generation of his “Strandbeests” is subject to the … Continue reading

February 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Garden State

February 12, 2013 · 1 Comment