Slow/Fast Experiments

Pastel and digital prints animated,  Emma Neuberg, 2011. Experiment 1: Slow Hues,Pastel and digital print animated, Emma Neuberg, 2011. Over the next few weeks, we are experimenting at the juncture where slow, traditional, hand processes meet fast digitised ones to stimulate dialogue on surface pattern and new hybrid forms. The aim, loosely, is to combine old with…

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A GREAT BRITISH FLORAL PRINT MOMENT

Mary Katrantzou, 2011. Mary Katrantzou, 2011. Mary Katrantzou, 2011. Mary Katrantzou, 2011. Mary Katrantzou, 2011.     Holly Fowler, 2011. We’re having a flora and fauna escapist day celebrating some of the wondrous digital prints coming from British designers in 2011. Building upon a tradition of floral regalia, all these Central Saint Martins’ graduates are breaking…

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Postmodernism (Digital) Style and Subversion

Jean-Paul Goude styles Grace Jones, front over of PHOTO, France, c.1981. Slow Textiles and Make It Digital join forces to create  The People’s Print and we are delighted to announce that as such we will be attending the Postmodernism ball in celebration of our latest textile design course at the V&A, London.

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Electronic Fabric Experiments

Here at Slow Textiles we are experimenting with electronic fabric samples. It’s playtime at the moment!

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What Are You Making?

    At the Slow Textiles group we believe in making things conscious.   This is why we craft media.    You can make for 5 years as an ’emerging talent’ graduate. You can make for 10 years if you find the space and money. You can make for 20 years if your vision has…

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Flash View! New Work for Animated Textiles

Repetitive Triangles II,Emma Neuberg, animated silkscreen print and plastic on paper, 2011.Emma Neuberg develops ideas for the next Slow Textiles workshop (taking place at the V&A in September and October). These mark an experimental phase inspired by bringing Italian design house, Memphis, into the digital age.The initial objective is to bring slow hand processes together with digital crafting…

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Japanese Floral Prints at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Decorative Paper With Design of Chrysanthemums, artist unknown, 19th century, Japan.  The great popularity of chrysanthemums in eighteenth century Japan led to the cultivation of many different varieties. As a Japanese floral print lover, we thought you’d be interested in  this wonderful exhibition taking place in Boston, USA, dedicated to the oeuvre: Flowers and Festivals…

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How cute is this?

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