William Morris (1834-1896) became spiritual leader of a revival in arts and crafts, which encompassed all the visual arts, including architecture and interiors
In Greek Mythology the three Goddesses of Destiny and Fate were recorded in many formats, including tapestries that depicted them weaving the threads of destiny
Become a fashion detective uncovering the social life of clothes at the NGV where clues help us understand the characters who wore them and events they were for
Opus anglicanum, or English work is fine needlework carried out for ecclesiastical or secular use on clothing c1100 – c1350 & reflects ‘the beauty of holiness’
Three mid-17th century Dutch paintings will go on view with three real rugs from the same period corresponding to rugs in paintings Mar 11 – June 29 The Met, NY
Textiles as a commodity and cultural conflict are both a consequence and a casualty of the effects caused by expansion of European colonial empires 1500 to 1800
Australian antiques guru Martyn Cook & Chicago designer Lew Wallack recently established a gallery in Rushcutters Bay Sydney offering quality goods and services
Every stitch tells a story and the show QUILTS held at QAGOMA Brisbane starting June 15 will be a triumph for those who worked the historical threads of society
On the weekend of the 15th and 16th September at Melbourne an auction of 1836 items by Leonard Joel will see dealer Graham Geddes collection come to an end sale
There are no boundaries and no rules really when it comes to designing interiors, only guidelines that should always remain both flexible and practical. And, if it is for yourself, then its decoration must come from the heart.
Raphael’s Cartoons for tapestries for the Sistine Chapel were transported to Brussels to Pietr Van Aelst’s studio in Brussels where they were used by weavers.
Residence splendidly showcases the ability of Sydney based international designer Thomas Hamel to produce an interior that accommodates the needs of the client in a timelessly elegant and unforgettable way. This beautiful illustrated volume provides an insight into some of his favourite projects. Chapters are accompanied by a description of the design process used in each transformation