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Dada, dance and designRead MoreJuly 24, 2021


Sophie Taeuber-Arp was a trained artist and textile designer, a wood-turner and sculptor, a teacher and a dancer. An exhibition at Tate Modern (you can see the details here) of the artist's work has just opened. In the show are numerous examples of the drawings, design plans and artefacts that Soph...

Article of the Week - number sixty-nine - 60 Feet RoadRead MoreJuly 17, 2021


Each week one item from the collection is chosen to explore in the blog. This time it is a photograph of 60 Feet Road.

Hull TradersRead MoreJuly 17, 2021


Hull Traders was formed in 1957 and in 1958 screen-printed textiles became its main focus.

Discovering Textiles - Textiles in Burman CultureRead MoreJuly 17, 2021

Textiles in Burma have huge cultural significance.

Crafts Council residency opportunityRead MoreJuly 17, 2021

The Crafts Council has an exciting opportunity...

Richard TuttleRead MoreJuly 16, 2021


Richard Tuttle, the American artist, used the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern in 2014 to explore textiles.

Discovering Textiles - Antoni and AlisonRead MoreJuly 10, 2021


A design duo who kicked off the digital printing revolution.

Article of the week - number sixty-eight - a tweed jacketRead MoreJuly 10, 2021


Each week something is selected from the studio collection. This week it is a tweed jacket.

The Crafts Council galleryRead MoreJuly 10, 2021

Makers Eye: Stories of Craft has opened at the Crafts Council Gallery in London.

Brighton Museum and Art GalleryRead MoreJuly 10, 2021

Last weekend we managed to get to Brighton for a few days.