Weaving - Contemporary Makers on the Loom

Author(s): Katie Treggiden

Craft Collecting Hobbies

Celebrates the revival of weaving with works by influential and contemporary weavers from around the world - An inspiring book for lovers of textiles, interiors and design. Weaving is a centuries-old craft with a fascinating history, and one that continues to evolve. It is being revitalized today by designers, artists and modern craftspeople all over the world: from wall-hangings and carpets to art installations and technological tours-de-force. Weaving _ Contemporary Makers on the Loom presents a survey of this vibrant revival, with profiles of over twenty contemporary weavers: Alexandra Kehayoglou, for example, designs breath-taking natural landscapes (for the likes of Dries van Noten), while Daniel Harris makes textiles for famous clothing brands using nineteenth century looms. Brent Wadden weaves beautiful, museum-standard fabrics. The book includes beautiful images of their studios, work and inspiration. Author Katie Treggiden_s essays explore the craft_s relationship with themes such as emancipation, migration and new technologies. The Bauhaus weaver Anni Albers is also discussed at length and this is a reference for everyone involved in textiles today. Weavers included

  • Alexandra Kehayoglou
  • Allyson Rousseau
  • Brent Wadden
  • Christy Matson
  • Daniel Harris
  • Dee Clements
  • Dienke Dekker
  • Eleanor Pritchard
  • Erin M. Riley
  • Genevieve Griffiths
  • Hermine Van Dijck
  • Hiroko Takeda
  • Ilse Acke
  • Jen Keane
  • Judit Just
  • Karin Carlander
  • Kayla Mattes
  • Lauren Chang
  • Rachel Scott
  • Rachel Snack
  • Swati Maskeri
  • Tanya Aguiniga


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9789491819896
  • : Thames & Hudson, Limited
  • : Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • : September 2018
  • : 2.4 Centimeters X 22 Centimeters X 27.4 Centimeters
  • : December 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 224
  • : Hardback