February 05, 2013 | Home Couture Store
These knitted decorated stools by Claire-Anne O’Brien are inspired by elements of the knitted stitch itself such as rings and loops, the structures are revealed and celebrated through exaggerated scale in bold and textured forms. Lambswool and Sheep’s wool, in a mix of hand and machine knit stitches, are constructed into playful statement pieces.
June 19, 2012 | Home Couture Store
Italian designer Andrea Brena has conceived a range of furnishings entitled Knitted Army. Reviving the art of arm-knitting in which the craftsman reuses discarded fabric strips from textile factories in Italy to knit into carpets, pillows and chairs using only his arms as the guide. Each piece is produced from leftover cloth where the cushions and seats are stuffed [...]
May 18, 2012 | Home Couture Store
Designed by Spanish architect and product designer Patricia Urquiola for Gan Rugs, the Manga Collection features rugs, runners and pouffes made from 100% wool and hand made in India. The products are made from a patchwork of different design wool knits which create unique textured designs in different complementary colour ways and sizes.
April 13, 2012 | Home Couture Store
The Slumber pouf by Aleksandra Gaca are bean bag like chairs with a woven cover reminiscent of coarse knitting. Produced by Belgian carpet maker Casalis.
March 23, 2012 | Home Couture Store
Brazilian designer Nicole Tomazi is launching a new collection called Fractal at this year’s Salone Satellite, Milan. A merging of craft, mathematics and nature.
January 27, 2012 | Home Couture Store
Continuing on from our previous knit feature Knitting Trends for the Modern Home, the classic Eames wire chair gets decorated in the textile in a variety of patterns and colours. Knit is an easy way to personalise and to make your wire furniture chair a comfortable way to relax in.
January 24, 2012 | Home Couture Store
Throughout 2011 knitting and crochet, formerly deemed as outdated and archaic forms of textile production, have featured heavily on the interior design scene. It seems that the younger generation, having been influenced by the current period of economic instability, are shunning mass manufactured products and opting to once again create products by hand.