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Algorithms to the rescue... perhaps.Read MoreNovember 7, 2020

The fashion retailer, Zozo, has just released its newest version of a measuring suit.

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.

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...

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.

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.

Scanning a spacesuitRead MoreJune 1, 2019

Another friend-of-the-blog has sent in an amazing link. Did you know that Neil Armstrong's spacesuit is being replicated for download?

A Most Interesting FileRead MoreMarch 9, 2019

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Last year a new addition was made to the textile collection: a bound file of newspaper prints to do with clothing.

Nora Fok Read MoreFebruary 23, 2019

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A friend-of-the-blog has sent in a link for an article on thisiscolossal.com which has had us enthralled.

The Joan Project and The Shetland Tweed CompanyRead MoreFebruary 23, 2019

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Two exciting things have happened this week...