A Balance Between The Two

  Bevan and Khalid are two designers behind the menswear and lifestyle brand TSAU. I interviewed them a few months ago in Palm Vaults to find out about their label and the textiles behind it. Tell me about the name, what does it mean and where does it come from? Bevan: TSAU mainly derived from…

The Sewing World

Ana Teresa Barboza is a textiles artist from Lima. As well as an impressive CV her work is a varied display of broad, interesting and narrated textiles. How did you get into textiles? When I was 12 my grandmother taught me how to use a sewing machine and understand Burda patterns. During school and university,…

Back to Middle

“Pinky’s work has always aimed at revealing edges of the mystery of life, aging and death, particularly in relation to the human body. Pinhole, with its unusual perspective and glorious array of mistakes, seems suited to her particular investigation of our being. Often surreal, the images that she prefers exist on the edge of the dream…

Slow and Steady Wins The Race

We found Dutch textiles designer Alexandra Drenth’s work while looking for pictures to Instagram on Pinterest. She was kind enough to share her detailed embroidery with us. How did you get into textiles? In 2007 I got into textiles through a large embroidery project I did with photography and painting. I became fascinated with the…

Rackets by Fiancé Knowles

Danielle Clough aka Fiancé Knowles is an embroidery and visual artist from Cape Town. Her work is vibrant, uplifting and intriguing.  How did you get into embroidery?  My mum taught me how to sew and I was really keen on being a fashion designer while studying . I made really horrible clothes, like jackets out of curtains….