For Tai Ping’s KISO, Yabu Pushelberg took visual language from earth, wind, and water. There are variations within those categories: For example, Kawa I (seen here) was inspired by rivers while Ame II (see slideshow) was…
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Just four years after founding her Istanbul studio, Özgür has forged collaborations with manufacturers like Spanish rug company nanimarquina while expanding the possibilities of craft production.
For our September 2018 issue, Metropolis talked to leading textile designers and companies about what's driving innovation in their field.
Textiles are key to designing health and safety into our hospitals—and the industry is changing its thinking about how these fabrics should be made.
The sprawling biennial’s installations highlight how designers can find new sources of knowledge and collaboration.
For this six-part series, Metropolis asked the textile industry's foremost experts what inspires them—here's what Susan Lyons, president of Designtex, told us.
For this six-part series, Metropolis asked the textile industry's foremost experts what inspires them—here's what Edelkoort told us about designers expanding the scope of a product’s life cycle.
The commercial flooring manufacturer's pursuit of the stringent Living Product Challenge standards yields change at every level.
For this six-part series, Metropolis asked the textile industry's foremost experts what inspires them—here's what Nani Marquina, designer and founder of nanimarquina, told us.
Textile design is, to say the least, a varied field. High-tech woven wearables seem far removed from efforts…
For this six-part series, Metropolis asked Knoll Textile's creative director, Dorothy Cosonas, what inspires her—here's what she told us.
For this six-part series, Metropolis asked the textile industry's foremost experts what inspires them—here's what Maharam's senior vice president of design Mary Murphy told us.
Lenti's namesake company, famous for its outdoor furniture and exuberant color schemes, is celebrating its 25th anniversary with new releases and as-yet-undisclosed festivities.
These designs from Architex, KnollTextiles, Camira, nanimarquina, Bernhardt Textiles, and more, eschew rigid grids and crisp edges for a softer look.
These new rugs—designed by Ghislaine Viñas, Mae Engelgeer, and Patricia Urquiola—are defined by splashy hues and unconventional form.
The Berlin-based designer is propelled by an intense interrogation of materials; her work ranges from table cloths to office interiors.
The Dutch design duo, in their latest collaboration with Maharam, found inspiration in both the centuries-old needlework and De Stijl for its "Darning Sampler" line.
We showcase more than fifteen different releases that show where commercial design is going—from nature-inspired patterns to new ergonomics.
Reacting against the increasingly derided minimalism of Nordic design, Spanish designers and manufacturers continue to drive the Continent’s rustic aesthetic.
On the occasion of NeoCon’s 50th edition, Cosonas spoke about how the gathering has become a platform for storytelling around textile design.