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Entries in Eco & Sustainable Textiles (17)

Thursday
Oct062011

Nahui Ollin's Woven Accessories Fall 2011

Woven from recycled materials, clutches by Nahui Ollin.

Sunday
Mar292009

Urban Outfitters' Rag Rug

Cushy and colorful, the Rag Rug, made from polyester scraps, by Urban Outfitters.

Monday
Mar092009

Armstrong Tierra Recyclable Ceiling Substrate

Tierra, a new non-woven fiber-based ceiling material from Armstrong is made from plants that grow from seed to harvest in 90 days,  provides excellent acoustics and has a Class A fire rating.

Monday
Feb162009

Francisco Ribeiro de Souza's Hand-Crocheted Flip-Top Shoulder Bag

Hand Croched, using 700 recycled flip-tops from soda cans, a shoulder bag by Francisco Ribeiro de Souza, available at the MOMA Store.

 

Sunday
Feb152009

Jhane Barnes' Pop Jacquard Doublecloth Fabric

Pop, made from solution-dyed, recyclable nylon, in an abstract jacquard doublecloth construction, by Jhane Barnes.

Friday
Nov142008

Hunter Douglas Duette Architella Fabric

A cross-section of Hunter Douglas Duette Architella fabric, used in the manufacture of honeycomb window shades. Made from non-woven polyester, and featuring a cell-within-a-cell construction, this construction provides superior insulation, leading to reduced energy consumption.

Monday
Nov032008

Eastern Serenity Pai Handbag

The Pai Handbag features environmentally friendly hemp fabric with hilltribe textiles and a cotton lining, by Eastern Serenity.

Tuesday
Oct282008

Peter Danko's Greenbelt Wood Seat

The Greenbelt Wood Seat is made from seat belts that are fabricated in a plain woven construction that are manufactured from recycled materials, and designed by Peter Danko.

Sunday
Oct122008

Royal Air Force Museum's Fabric Wall, Shropshire, UK

As reported in Fabric Architecture, the Royal Air Force Museum in Shropshire, UK, designed by Feilden Clegg Bradley Architects, features a maintenance-free fabric wall that diffuses light, thereby lowering energy use.

 

Saturday
Oct112008

Pottery Barn's Birch Tree Photorealistic Bedding

Photorealistic , printed Birch Tree Bedding collection by Pottery Barn.

Thursday
Oct092008

Geary A. Jones Woven Mantis Sculpture

Weaver and artist Geary A. Jones uses textile construction techniques to create sculptures.  Here is his description that he provided for us of this work:  "MANTIS is woven of a nylon and cotton material that has been painted on both sides ( to a degree ), and white printer's canvas ( of a synthetic material that I found in a dumpster ). The skeleton is 4-guage cattle fencing."  Original posting, dated 9/6/08 updated on 10/9/08.

Monday
Oct062008

Viva Terra's Felted Wool Satchel

Hand-felted and hand-stitched wool satchel, made in Nepal and Tibet,  available at Viva Terra.

Monday
Sep292008

Nahui Ollin's Woven, Recycled Flower Clutch

Clutch made from recycled paper strips printed with flowers, woven in a plain construction on the bias, by Nahui Ollin, availale at MoMA.

Sunday
Aug172008

Andrew Sribyatta's Lounge Chair

 

As reported in Contract Magazine, a lounge chair made an invasive Asian vine in a construction that mimics nonwoven textile constructions,  by Andrew Sribyatta.

Friday
Jul182008

Tord Boontje's Little Field of Flowers Rug

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As reported in Dwell, here is a rug by Tord Boontje for Nanimarquina, with laser cut felt flowers embedded in it.  Made from hand-dyed, hand-loomed wool.

Sunday
Jun152008

Robert Allen Contract Eco Poly Jacquard

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A jacquard woven from recycled polyester by Robert Allen Contract.

Saturday
Feb022008

Viva Terra's Yes! Bag Made From Fabric Scraps

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Viva Terra's Yes! Bags are each one-of-a-kind recycled-chic creations made from scraps of fabric. Matches everything!

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