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Sudo ReikoRead MoreNovember 14, 2020

The innovative work of textile designer, Sudo Reiko, will be on show in 2021.

KolamRead MoreSeptember 5, 2020

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Kolam is the Asian art and craft of making patterns out of ground rice to greet the start of each day.

New acquisitions Read MoreJune 13, 2020

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Two new pieces have just been added to the studio collection. One is from South Africa, the other from Japan.

Article of the week - Number FourRead MoreFebruary 29, 2020

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Each week the blog presents a different article from the collection in the studio. This week, a woven whirlpool...

Japanese design motifsRead MoreSeptember 14, 2019

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The textile collection at the studio in Yell has a set of kimonos and haori (short coats) which include some men’s formal wear with crests on them.

Late summer in ShetlandRead MoreAugust 3, 2019

It is a little while since we shared some pics of the islands. This year the summer colours are absolutely brilliant, in all senses of the word.

The Soul TremblesRead MoreJuly 27, 2019

Over in Tokyo's Mori Art Museum a new show by Chiharu Shiota is on until October.

Conserving the Emperor's CarpetRead MoreJune 22, 2019

The Metropolitan Museum in New York conserved and displayed a unique carpet. The job took years...

Flowers at the studioRead MoreJune 15, 2019

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Over the time we have been in the buildings in Sellafirth, fourteen years now, we have been looking after the wild flowers that come up each year in what looks like barren ground.

Van Gogh animatedRead MoreApril 13, 2019

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to immerse yourself in a painting? Well...