Weaving - Contemporary Makers on the Loom

Author(s): Katie Treggiden

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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


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General Fields

  • : 9789491819896
  • : Thames & Hudson, Limited
  • : Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • : 1.104
  • : September 2018
  • : 2.4 Centimeters X 22 Centimeters X 27.4 Centimeters
  • : December 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 224
  • : Hardback
  • : Katie Treggiden