Other mohair products by Adéle’s Mohair, Cape Tweed, cowgirlblues, Heritage Weavers, Hinterveld and Mungo Designs will be on show.
These items will all be housed in a wooden tent-construction inspired by nomadic architecture and covered in curtain fabrics and other interior textiles designed by Coral Stephens and woven in Swaziland.
Edelkoort has designed a mohair colour forecast of deep hues for the nomadic interior (which can be downloaded below): a sandy neutral, cumin green, camel brown and an important new henna.
Bright accents such as Jaffa orange, Persian saffron, mustard green and turquoise blue will show how intense mohair's saturation can become, contrasted by jet black and slate grey.
Placed on the floor, or hung on the wall, these rugs with their characteristically brilliant colours give a powerful three-dimensional effect. ( Do It Yourself Yourself) will exhibit the work of young designers, craftspeople and knitting collectives, including Edelkoort’s creative teams, Collectif France Tricot in Paris and Studio Chevalier-Masson from Belgium. pop-up knitting sessions during the VIP preview on Thursday 1 March and on Saturday 3 March from – .
Altai is Milan’s premier carpet gallery, selling a range of fine handmade rugs, including Filikli rugs; Altai owns one of the most important collections of antique Filiklis in the world, pieces that, when hung, become extraordinary works of art. Visitors will be able to see inspiring sample textile knitted objects in vibrant colours as well as a documentary featuring the samples, all choreographed into one stunning multi-media exhibition. the press release Beyond the images from science and technology that pop-up in our daily lives, the biological terrain of the body is an endless creative source for new textures in mohair.
As the only European mill that dyes and weaves mohair velvets under one roof, Schellens’ velvets are unique and remarkable — the natural silky sheen of this regal fibre makes them a favoured choice for upholstery in luxury homes, private aircraft, touring buses, passenger vehicles, yachts and cruise ships.
Schellens thus continues to develop new fabrics independently, as a source of inspiration for its clients, and in partnership with them.
Mohair jerseys can be shaped by compressive netting to bulge into organ-like shapes, while blending the fiber with polyamide is a brainy way to give jacquards a double layer for colored tubing fabrics.
Color harmonies will turn to our flesh tones, from milky ivory to blush and brown. movement has indeed gained momentum, influencing more unique and personalized garments and accessories.
Baby Mo will be launching its Jewel blankets, multi-coloured textures with hand-painted warps and varying wefts.
Karoo Looms has produced a selection of striped rugs to reflect the nomadic theme and cover the stand floor, added to by other mohair rugs from Sally Arnold and Elsa Barnard.
The evolving essence of mohair will enchant us for the seasons to come”.