A strikingly beautiful sourcebook of inspiration from the founder of one of the most influential textile and fabric design websitesTextile design has been liberated and democratized by digital media. With new technology allowing for more precise manipulation and larger variation of materials and patterns, textile designers have found new ways to create ambitiously, experiment, and be inspired. At the same time, the rise of digital processes has led to a renewed appreciation of traditional craftsmanship and the handmade, and of the tactility and construction of textiles and surfaces.
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Kristi O’Meara is a painter, graphic designer, and the Founder and Creative Director of The Patternbase, a Chicago-based design studio with an online archive and blog dedicated to profiling the latest, most exciting work in textile and surface design. She has worked with institutions and designers including Porter Teleo, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and the fiber artist Nick Cave.Review:
“Equal parts inspirational guide, reference title, and visual feast. . . . The book artfully showcases the creative work produced in textile today and serves as a solid resource for aspiring designers.”
- Publishers Weekly
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Buchbeschreibung Thames & Hudson Mai 2015, 2015. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. Neuware - This book showcases textile and surface design by some of the most exciting up-and-coming designers worldwide and points to the future of this vibrant field. It includes illustrative, abstract, geometric, floral, representational and digital designs; and knitted, woven, hand-dyed and digitally printed fabrics. In tandem with the rise of exciting new technologies is a renewed appreciation of traditional craftsmanship and the handmade; of the tactility and construction of fabrics of all kinds. Illustrated biographies introduce 13 of the most significant and innovative textiles designers working today. The book reveals new ways to communicate, experiment and become inspired. 368 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9780500291795