Ceramics and hammered metals will be used for rustic tabletop and small side-tables.
Stripes will be studied for rugs and blankets to keep us warm on brisk nights.” This is the second consecutive year that South African manufacturers will be presenting their commercially-available products at Maison & Objet; including many items that are being unveiled for the first time.
Deep blood reds will accent these neutrals and are especially handy for savvy accessories. In a wild expression of our collective creative survival instincts, people will rediscover the beauty of one-of-a-kind creations made from yarn, fringe, crochet, patchwork, embroidery and hand-knit pieces.
Knitting, breading, fringing and pom-pom making are now seen in all cultural spheres, from art to design to fashion to amateurs, and even in public space where guerilla knitters make lively temporary knit interventions. With a hint of surrealism and humor, the trends of the future will literally dig deep into ourselves for inspiration; the human body and the soul.
The evolving essence of mohair will enchant us for the seasons to come”.
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Knitting collectives are springing up everywhere, empowered by the web and bringing people together in response to a human need for sharing experiences and stories while creating craft. The fibrous texture of tissue, the fuzzy follicles of hair, the string-like strands of veins and the bouncing qualities of flesh and skin all provide a starting point for new techniques and colors.
Creating a fashion to mirror our own image, celebrating humankind.
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.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.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.Loom-woven mohair rugs and mats will cover the floor, raised slightly by scattered cushions, thin mattresses and small ottomans.