Posts Tagged: sustainability

The crafted object : Kari Lonning – basketry

  From the time Kari Lonning was little, she always knew that all she wanted to do was to make things. Instead of running and jumping in leaves, she was raking piles of them into floor plans.     She originally trained in ceramics at college in the 1970s, with a minor in textiles (weaving)… Read more »

Textile design : Bird Textiles – sustainable and beautiful

  Rachel Bending is the creative force behind Bird Textiles, and is a pioneer in environmentally conscious and sustainable work practices.¬†Originally from the UK, she studied textile design at the famous Glasgow School of Art in the 1990s, and then emigrated to Australia in 2001. Rachel first established herself with a business called Slingfings in… Read more »