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ICFF 2013: 10 Great Textile Designers

by Grace Bonney


This year’s ICFF was a textile-lover’s paradise. There were thick wool blankets in intensely colorful patterns, soft cushions that looked like they’d been splattered with beautiful paint and so many rugs that I had to save some for a second post coming up soon. I’m an equal-opportunity textile lover, so I tried to include a range of my favorite subtle textile designs and some more in-your-face textile installations. I hope they’ll inspire you to seek out some beautiful handmade textiles in your area, whether it’s a small rug or a new throw for the couch. xo, grace

Image above: Tanya Aguiniga‘s incredible installation for Kasthall.


Beautiful textiles by Grain. I love the texture and pattern in the all-white pillows.


Woven pillow designs by Denise Diane that were inspired by the Golden Orb spider.


Wayward Projects‘ splatter-style pillow line.

More new textile design continue after the jump…


Another shot of Tanya Aguiniga‘s installation for Kasthall.


More pillows by Grain


A hot pink and blue rug from Blu Dot.



More woven-textile beauty from Denise Diane.



Ercol and Timorous Beasties teamed up for this beautiful couch and NYC toile design.



Wool blankets by Roros Tweed of Norway


Meg Callahan‘s quilt for Matter Made (the light is by Roman & Williams)



I love the subtle pattern on this huge new rug from Eskayel



Beautiful wool throws by Mandal Veveri

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