Beanie hardens into a safety helmet

May 1st, 2019

Available in multiple styles, the revolutionary cap-helmet means snow skiers don’t have to sacrifice comfort and style for safety on the slopes. Photo: ANTI Ordinary. One of the quickest ways to get hurt downhill skiing is to skip the helmet. In fact, 88 percent of all snow sport-related deaths are due to head injuries, yet […]

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Hand-woven folk art with character

March 1st, 2019

Folk art meets Pokémon Ukrainian artist Oksana Levchenya has long admired the craftsmanship of traditional hand-woven rugs and tapestries. She founded OLK Manufactory in Kiev to create woven rugs and tapestries that exemplify the same kind of expertise. Her vertical kilims are created by hand using an intricate technique dating back to the 16th century. […]

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Tuft love for natural carpets

December 1st, 2018

Industrial textile designer Liset van der Scheer enjoys the challenge of taking traditional materials and using them in an innovative way. For a recent collection of carpet and poufs for Casalis, a Belgian designer and producer of contemporary interior textiles, van der Sheer explored the idea of bringing the outdoors inside. As she imagined the […]

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Camira launches The Mill Collection

December 21st, 2015

Camira, designer and manufacturer of wool and wool/bast fiber blend fabrics for commercial interiors, launched The Mill Collection, a new value proposition symbolic of sustainable textile design and manufacture. The Mill Collection has a mosaic of 72 color shades created from five patterns—Chicago, Gravity, Haven, L2 and Manhattan. It was designed for a lighter environmental […]

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