Just think, not-too-narrow stripes from worn men's shirts from the thrift shop. Broken link to an item for sale, called Gherardo, at the ABC Carpet and Home site. Via the great tumblr, Quilter's Pastiche
Gunta Stolzl | Bauhaus Weaver and Textile Designer I had to pin this one!! One of sections to complete within my project is "Looking at how repeat pattern is used within the art movement historically and culturally" Bauhaus was a classic art movement. I adore the colour of Gunta Stolzl. It's vibrant and cheerful. The pattern isn't to over the top either. I am going for an interesting surface pattern however i do not want it to be to heavy…
Shrag System. Anton Stankowski (1906-1998) was a German graphic designer, photographer and painter. He developed an original Theory of Design and pioneered Constructive Graphic Art. Typical Stankowski designs attempt to illustrate processes or behaviours rather than objects. Such experiments resulted in the use of fractal-like structures long before their popularisation by Benoît Mandelbrot in 1975.
the legendary bauhaus school in germany produced some of the most influential figures in modern design. although mostly remembered for it's revolution in the field of architecture, the textiles- and the women who made them- should not be overlooked.