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Contemporary Handwoven Rugs from the American Southwest

Posted by the editors on Friday, 29 April 2011

Rugs by Irvin Trujillo, left, based on the traditional Chimayo style and right,  a brightly striped handwoven rug by Harry Cordova

Brooke Hodge has written an interesting short article entitled “Seeing Things | Weaving New Mexico” in the Design section of the T-Magazine section of The New York Times, looking at contemporary handwoven rugs, blankets and other elements, from workshops in and around Santa Fe, New Mexico, in the southwest United States.  Historically inspired contemporary handweaving , easily integrated into a diversity of interior decorating styles.

images: from left, courtesy of Centinela Traditional Arts; courtesy of Group 9/The New York Times

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Milan Design Week Wrap-Up – Highlights of Salone del Mobile Milan 2011

Posted by the editors on Wednesday, 20 April 2011

The Klara rocker, by Patricia Urquiola for Moroso, looks old-fashioned and modern at the same time.

image: Mattia Zoppellaro/The New York Times

Pilar Viladas has written a short, to-the-point article entitled “Milan Report | The Wrap-Up, Part I” for the T-Magazine section of The New York Times, offering her take on some of the highlights of the bewilderingly vast Salone del Mobile 2011 (Milan Design Week) which took place last week in Milan.  What catches her attention?  Well, to begin with, rockers and rugs.  And Urquiolan ubiquity.  An abundance of very nice photos, as seen above and below, by Mattia Zoppellaro.

BCXSY’s Balance rugs, woven by Bedouin women, on view at Spazio Rossana Orlandi.

image: Mattia Zoppellaro/The New York Times

Links to it all our previous Salon del Mobile coverage, including videos, interviews, photo essays, articles and more, on Facebook, here.

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