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Entries from August 1, 2008 - August 31, 2008

Friday
Aug292008

Merle Axelrad Serlin's Hand-Dyed & Painted Fabric Collage

Hand-stitched collage depicting the California coast, made from hand dyed and painted fabrics by Merle Axelrad Serlin, as reported in Fiberarts Magazine.

Thursday
Aug282008

Emilio Pucci's Fall 2008 Prints

The legacy of iconic print designer, Emilio Pucci lives on in the Fall 2008 collection developed under his la bel.

Thursday
Aug282008

Concrete Cloth by Peter Berwin and William Crawford

As reported in Specialty Fabrics Review, Peter Berwin and William Crawford developed Concrete Cloth, which is made from a three-dimensional fiber that contains a dry concrete mix.  The material features a PVC backing with hydrophilic fibers on the surface that when hydrated, cause a hard surface to form within 24 hours.

Saturday
Aug232008

DKNY Fringe Skirt

Fun and flirty fringe skirt by DKNY.

Saturday
Aug232008

Mannington Mills' Create Modular Carpet

As reported in Interior Design, Mannington Mills has introduced Create, a new modular carpet system for commercial applications.

Friday
Aug222008

BMW's Gina: The Fabric-Covered Concept Car

As reported in both Specialty Fabrics Review and Wired Blog, BMW has created a concept roadster that is skinned with a water and temperature-resistant fabric with a wire-mesh inner stabilizing layer.

Thursday
Aug212008

Brintons Genesis Carpet

Genesis, Brintons' woven axminster carpet in a large-repeat, organic design.

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.

Sunday
Aug172008

Portland Color's Two-Sided Dye Sublimation Fabric

As reported in The Big Picture, Pink Inc. was contracted by Royal Caribbean to create the Fire Diva costume with flaming graphics that were printed on both sides with a dye sublimation process by Portland Color.

Saturday
Aug162008

Duralee Printed Floral Fabric

 

Modern, cheerful floral print by Duralee.

Saturday
Aug162008

Purl Patchwork's Quilt Fabric Collection

 

Purl Patchwork carries and extensive collection of fabric for quilters.

Monday
Aug112008

Speedo's LZR Pulse Material

Making waves at the 2008 Summer Olympics, Speedo's LZR Pulse material, an ultra-thin, laser-cut membrane made from 70% Polyamide 30%  Elastane that creates "Hydro Form Compression."

Sunday
Aug102008

IKEA's 2009 Textile Collection

From the new IKEA catalog, home textiles from their 2009 collection.

Sunday
Aug102008

Wet Cement Graphic T-Shirts

Screen-printed men's t-shirts by Wet Cement, available at Revolve Clothing.

Saturday
Aug022008

Claire Sagnier Silk Necklace

Claire Sagnier has designed this nearly-weightless necklace is made from hand-rolled, hand-stitched tubes of silk.  Available at the MOMA Store.

Friday
Aug012008

Clarence House Fabric Hedge

Clarence House hedge ad featuring jacquard contract interior fabrics.

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