Denim waste becomes a jet plane (artwork), cabinetry

July 1st, 2023

Artist Maartin Baas wanted to make a statement about the tension between people’s desire for the “new” and the need to actually have less and use fewer resources. Though the plane is just a metaphor, the jeans cabinets, made from recycled denim board, are available for purchase. Photos: G-Star One company’s textile waste is another’s […]

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Textile artist wins UK craft award

June 1st, 2023

Vira in My Garden, 2022. A textile artist took the top contemporary craft prize for U.K.-based artists this spring out of 400 artists of varied disciplines, with the winning pieces joining the U.K. Craft Council’s national collection. The winning works will be on display this summer in London, England.  Artist Alice Kettle, presented by Candida Stevens […]

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Inflatable textile art shown by Dior in Paris

May 1st, 2023

The inflatable artwork, containing 25 components, was produced in collaboration with Dior, Paris. It is made of 20 different Dior fabrics, woolen crochet, ornamentation, LEDs, and polyester. It measures 24 meters by 21 meters by 6.8 meters (78.7 feet by 68.9 feet by 22 feet) and weighs more than a ton. Photos: © Lionel Balteiro […]

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