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Textile Art | Fabric Talk

  From the virtual shopwindow of Vlisco’s Boutique, here’s a selection of designs from the top 25 best selling fabrics. Knowing, the women buying this African wax cloth often decide on a fabric because of the symbolic design; the pattern … Continue reading

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Ave commercial

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Anna Karenina now

On the left from Creative Review one from a series of reissues of Russian classics, and on the right my design for the cover of a personal book. An idea that popped up when I saw the Tolstoy cover. Read … Continue reading

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Boys or girls

Preparing for a photo shoot with the theme Duch Masters I saw a documentary on tv about the Dutch village of Marken, which used to be an island. It told the story of a small community losing its traditions after … Continue reading

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Textile art on sale

A selection from the printed fabrics on sale at Vlisco, 160 original Java designs in total.

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Random green

A selection of images saved on my desktop. Somehow there’s a rich green in the air, juicy and mature. Autumn is coming , but you can hold on to summer’s peak.

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Textile Art | Inge Jacobsen

You need two identical images to do this. It’s an image I kept on my desktop, not sure where I found it. I love it. Something I would like to try, with the magazines I keep, as part of my … Continue reading

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Happy babies on sale

Woensdag heb je de kans om iets uit de Happycalypse Collectie van The Fabric Of Home voor een zacht prijsje mee te nemen. Ik sta met een selectie kussens, poefs en kleden op de Weversmarkt in Hoorn, 13 juli van … Continue reading

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Cover-ups and giveaways, an orientation

I am half way my life – considering I feel 88 is the limit, I am orienting the second half already – and I always felt you should never stop learning. Apparently this a a belief at the heart of Japanese culture … Continue reading

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Cool portraits

At The Museum of Everything – located in the Kunsthal in Rotterdam – I was struck by a gallery of portraits by Johnson Weree. Johnson Weree (1970, Liberia) Itinerant émigré draughtsman of limitless visionary capacity, whose swirling palette resolves itself into bursts, portraits and … Continue reading

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