Month: November 2018

Ingo Maurer: be provoked or die (of boredom)

Mutation, positive or negative, gives a very strong tension. Ingo Maurer, an industrial designer and light craftsman, believes this is necessary since it serves as instigator; a fundamental part of our daily lives, according to Maurer. If we were not intellectually challenged we would get bored in no time. Just imagine being surrounded by monotony, …

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Sheila Hicks: Fighting the insensitive use of color.

“Textile is a universal language. In most cultures around the world, textiles are a crucial and essential component. Therefore, if you’re beginning with thread, you’re halfway home.” Sheila Hicks     I wanted to begin with that quote because it made me realize something that I never really think about even though I should: textiles …

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