Freya Goodwin Brown Talking Textiles


Carolina Wilke Talking Textiles


Collette Patterson Talking Textiles


Studio Job Talking Textiles


Maarten Klok Talking Textiles


Amy Congdon Textile Futures


Un Beautiful Swedish School of Textiles


Talking Textiles

27th April 2011

Milan Design week was awash with textiles and materiality highlighting the trend for the need and desire for tactility again as we search for the softer side in a reactionary response to our ever increasingly digital world.

It was really interesting to see the number of textile related exhibitions and how textiles were used from furniture to product designers as well as in exhibition curation such as at the RCAIntent show where they had fabric tents to house their work.

Li Eidelkort curated a two part show Talking Textiles' that brought together some of the best emerging textile design talent from Europe alongside established designers who are using textiles in their designs highlighting the growing trend.

Alongside this my students from Textile Futures, Central St Martins and The Swedish School of textiles both showed for the first time in Ventura Lambrate to high acclaim.

The year of textiles? maybe, maybe not, but certainly a time to re consider the importance of materials and materiality.



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