Textile arts

March 6, 2012 - 9:55am

The design team at Kalogridis International has new carpet done with thick (or fat) yarn, a novelty item to create a large “ultra-loop” pile that is “luxurious and gentle to the touch.”

In addition to using fat yarn, the company is employing a new technique for weaving fluorescent yarn into the same carpet, in everything from random patterns to scenes to corporate logos.

June 29, 2011 - 3:32am

Les Ateliers Pinton of Felletin, France, is bringing more than 100 years of the Pinton art of weaving carpet and tapestries to business aviation. The firm was at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg with samples of its work, including examples by renowned designer Ulrika Liljedahl, who draws inspiration from the plants and minerals.

 
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