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The ArcticRead MoreDecember 5, 2020


A new exhibition has reopened at the British Museum in London: Arctic: Culture and Climate .

KolamRead MoreSeptember 5, 2020


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

Yin XiushenRead MoreAugust 15, 2020

Yin Xiushen explores identity, culture and globalisation through textiles...

Article of the Week - number twenty-five - an Aubrey Beardsley-inspired robeRead MoreAugust 1, 2020


Each week a piece from the studio collection is featured on the blog. This week it is a robe.

Article of the week - Number FourRead MoreFebruary 29, 2020


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

Fashion through the eyes of Dora MaarRead MoreNovember 30, 2019

Some of the most iconic photographs of the last century came about through the lens of Dora Maar.

Shonibare at the TateRead MoreOctober 5, 2019


Yinka Shonibare's artwork, The British Library, is on show at Tate Modern for another few weeks.

William Blake and the textile industryRead MoreSeptember 14, 2019

The Tate Gallery in London has just opened a new exhibition of William Blake, the Romantic poet and artist.

Cedric Morris, Paris and Fair Isle Read MoreAugust 31, 2019

The artist, Cedric Morris, has a little-known claim to knitting fame...

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.