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BODE WELL / SELVEDGE  Nº 93

BODE WELL / SELVEDGE Nº 93

«American menswear designer Emily Adams Bode is receiving much attention for her use of antique textiles where the feminine and the masculine are harmoniously blended. Fashion, and especially menswear, is witnessing a revolution in which materials and classic styles are key.» El número 93 de la revista Selvedge ya se encuentra en la biblioteca. Como...
ADORNA CON ESTILO / NUEVO LIBRO

ADORNA CON ESTILO / NUEVO LIBRO

«Antes de salir a la calle, echa un vistazo a tu armario y rescata las prendas viejas. Revuélvelo  todo hasta que llegues al fondo, verás cuantas cosas  encuentras: bisutería rota, una falda que ya no te sirve, chaquetas apolilladas que pueden prescindir de una manga o dos… La clave para un buen proyecto DIY es...
TRADE SECRETS / SELVEDGE  Nº 91

TRADE SECRETS / SELVEDGE Nº 91

«With the coming of peace after WWI, París, London and America were ready for bright colours and  printed silks offered the best opportunities for the use of colours and patterns. The loose, straight lines of  «flapper» style dresses lent themselves to the sensuous and flattering  way  that silk drapes on the body.» El número  91...
DRIVING INNOVATION / CRAFTS Nº 282 - ENERO-FEBRERO 2020

DRIVING INNOVATION / CRAFTS Nº 282 – ENERO-FEBRERO 2020

                                                                        CRAFTS Nº 282, P. 56 y p. 61 «Craft skills are intrinsic to  the design process of cars, despite...
SPINNING A YARN / SELVEDGE Nº 92 ENERO 2020

SPINNING A YARN / SELVEDGE Nº 92 ENERO 2020

«Red is the colour of blood, and these dresses are only worn by fertile women. Failing to produce a child will result  in handmaids being seb to the Colonies to their death. The red is warming, but while the status quo remains, they make the handmaids visible and therefore easier to monitor and control.» Ya...
SHATTERED LIVES / CRAFTS Nº 281 NOVIEMBRE/DICIEMBRE 2019

SHATTERED LIVES / CRAFTS Nº 281 NOVIEMBRE/DICIEMBRE 2019

«Belfast-based artist Alison Lowry challenges the silence around historical abuses of women in Ireland with her delicate glass sculptures, which tell harrowing stories with dignity, sensitivity and respect, says.» Un nuevo número de la revista CRAFTS está ya en la biblioteca, en él, como es habitual, podéis ver el trabajo de esos artesanos y creadores...
A COLLAGE OF MEMORIES / CRAFTS SEPTIEMBRE/OCTUBRE 2019

A COLLAGE OF MEMORIES / CRAFTS SEPTIEMBRE/OCTUBRE 2019

«Natasha Kerr layers stories and personalities in the jewellery she wears and the textile art she makes.» Para los amantes de la artesanía y para los que os dedicáis al diseño podéis disfrutar del último número de la revista CRAFTS que ya se encuentra en la biblioteca. No dejéis de ver los diferentes artículos sobre...
GOOD VIBRATIONS / CRAFTS JULIO-AGOSTO 2019

GOOD VIBRATIONS / CRAFTS JULIO-AGOSTO 2019

«Metalsmith Adi Toch treats her materials as if they were human, imbuing each with its own personality and behavior. The concept of anthropomorphism comes to mind time and again as we discuss her work.» Esta forma diferente de trabajar los metales para conjugar el trabajo manual con el mundo de los sonidos nos puede transportar...
FAMILY TIES / SELVEDGE Nº 89

FAMILY TIES / SELVEDGE Nº 89

«This I was told by the weaver. I was told  by the potter. I was told by the women masterfully making tortillas over the fire. It is the story of continuity, of connection, the pathway of words and silent teachings  that link one´s ancestors with this very moment.» Selvedge nos trae un nuevo número de...
ZIG ZAG / SELVEDGE Nº 88

ZIG ZAG / SELVEDGE Nº 88

«The people of the Xhosa culture, predominately  based on the south coast of South Africa, are known for clicks in their language as well as their intricate beadwork. Tiny seed beads make up stripes, diamonds, chevrons, arrows and zig-zags, all with their own meaning that tell you the wearer´s status, wealth and age.» La revista...
WILD CHILD / VIEWPOINT COLOUR  Nº 6

WILD CHILD / VIEWPOINT COLOUR Nº 6

«The Villa Noailles arte centre offers workshops for children and teenangers that link artistic endeavours to play. Putting their imaginations to work, the children design and proudly wear their creations – uniforms for the new eco-age. Foraged finds and child-like forms collide to forms joyful garments fit for warriors, explorers and artists, with the results...
DRAMA IN THE MAKING / CRAFTS Nº 278, MAYO-JUNIO 2019

DRAMA IN THE MAKING / CRAFTS Nº 278, MAYO-JUNIO 2019

» A growing cast of ceramists, jewellery makers and textile artists are performing with their materials, creating ephemeral works with no end product.» La experimentación con técnicas y materiales va ligada a la labor creativa de los artesanos y diseñadores. Este artículo nos presenta algunas de las experiencias de artistas de diferentes disciplinas. Puedes verlo...