The NYTM is celebrating the Mood matter with a day of mood board making lessons in at Mood U School at Mood Fabrics. Teaching amateurs, artisans and students the skills of trend board making; how to discern trends, how to feel color, how to interpret signs of the times. The selection of fabrics will have central focus.
There's an expression Mottai-nai! in Japanese, which we say to remind ourselves not to let anything go to waste. The idea has origins in ancient Buddhist philosophy but has long since become part of our everyday thinking, an attitude of respect toward nature and care toward the material things we use.
Show up anytime between 3 to 5pm wearing something you can get dirty on. You will learn basic shibori & itajime technique and dye one bandana in Japanese fermenting “sukumo” indigo vat. Each session takes 30 min per person. All material and tools will be provided (no bring-in items).
In her painterly, sculptural and architectonic idiom of weaving, Hiroko Takeda expresses deep sensitivities and incongruous harmonies. Celebrate New York Textile Month with this exhibition of her new, large-scale work.
Join Marimekko Artwork Studio Manager, Petri Juslin, for an in-depth look at how hand printing influenced pattern design in the 1950s and 1960s, and how this heritage is carried out by present designers.
You’re invited to come chat with the team from Eileen Fisher at Garnet Hill’s new Mobile Boutique, located in New York City’s South Street Seaport. Learn about Eileen Fisher’s home line made exclusively for Garnet Hill, and hear about the inspiration for upcoming collections
Sarah Zapata @ Marimekko is a site-specific installation created by Zapata for the Flagship storefront of Marimekko in NYC. Zapata is currently a resident artist in the Artist Studios Program at the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD), a program that supports artists in their work and brings them together with visitors to the museum in an innovative model of interactivity and engagement.
'Pleats' was introduced into ISSEY MIYAKE in 1989, and has been developed every season thereafter. By 1993, it was ready to be launched as a complete and stand-alone brand and appeared as PLEATS PLEASE ISSEY MIYAKE for the Spring-Summer collection.
Together we knit, sew, embroider, embellish, construct, pattern-make-drape, and create any garment. Nine textile artists/designers got together to build a sculpture full of garment parts, zippers sleeves, legs, socks and skirt shown in 8 teirs as models wearing clothes made from the same materials study the form.
tribeca ISSEY MIYAKE is always a place in which to experience the thrill of new discoveries and the process of making clothes, always unexpected. During the month of September, site-specific installations will illustrate the materials within the collections
With the primary focus of selecting the finest materials in conjunction with TOMORROWLAND's founder Hiroyuki Sasaki, we will be introducing a 'new standard' of luxurious goods. This year we have produced a beautiful selection of silk scarves and hand design tote bags that we believe best embodies the spirit of New York Textile Month.
Elodie Blanchard Studio created a site-specific installation of recycled fabric trees for WantedDesign at Industry City in Brooklyn, NY. The materials used are primarily fabric scraps collected from her own studio, along with leftover fabric and production scraps donated by Araks and HBF Textiles.