The Pattern Base: Over 550 Contemporary Textile and Surface Designs
Kristi O'Meara and Audrey Victoria Keiffer
This book showcases textile and surface design by some of the most exciting up-and-coming designers worldwide and points to the future of this vibrant field. It includes illustrative, abstract, geometric, floral, representational and digital designs; and knitted, woven, hand-dyed and digitally printed fabrics. In tandem with the rise of exciting new technologies is a renewed appreciation of traditional craftsmanship and the handmade; of the tactility and construction of fabrics of all kinds. Illustrated biographies introduce 13 of the most significant and innovative textiles designers working today. The book reveals new ways to communicate, experiment and become inspired.