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Jen Bervin is a friend of the Textile Arts Center, and she’s just come out with some new work: Draft Notation is her latest artist book put out by Granary Books. Bervin made these typewriter works after the studies Anni Albers created at Black Mountain College in preparation for designing on the loom. See her lecture Friday, July 18th at the Center for Book Arts in NYC, 6pm.

Anni Albers in her weaving studio at Black Mountain College, 1937 Photograph by Helen M. Post happy birthday anni albers, you dream weaver.


Exploring / Design: Zanzibar Style

StyleFile #25: Trunks And Suitcases

StyleFile #25: Trunks And Suitcases

Instead of a headboard, use inexpensive pictures/ framed fabric, plus a curtain rod and sheers.

Romantic DIY Canopies on a Budget

DIY a cozy canopy by hanging fabric from the ceiling. Option Buy wooden dowels for just a few cents at a craft store and attach them to the ceilings with hooks or thumbtacks. Option Rig up two short curtain rods on either side of the bed.

Iron canopy-a simple but elegant look in white bedding-and neutral companions.

Elegant French Country Bedroom - the drape over the head of the bed is a rich looking touch. Here's a picture of a French Country Bedroom.