Weaving Structure and Substance

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Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 2022-08-01
Publisher(s): The Crowood Press
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Summary

Weaving: Structure and Substance looks at weave design from several different perspectives, showing how resources, ideas and practical experience can come together in a creative process of designing through making.

Emphasizing the potential of woven textiles throughout, Ann Richards follows the success of her sister title Weaving Textiles that Shape Themselves and explores the tactile properties that emerge from the interaction of material and structure.

The book is organized into four parts that look at the natural world as inspiration, the design resources of material and weave structure, the fabric qualities as starting points for design, and the practical issues of designing through making.

With over 280 lavish photos, this book will be an invaluable resource for textile designers and enthusiasts looking for inspiration and practical advice.

Author Biography

Ann Richards trained and worked as a biologist, before studying woven textiles at West Surrey College of Art & Design where she later worked as a lecturer. She has exhibited widely in the UK and overseas and was awarded First Prize (MITI Award) at the Fourth International Textile Design Contest in Toyko. Her work is in many public collections, such as the Crafts Study Centre, UK; Design Museum Denmark, Copenhagen; and the Deutsches Technikmuseum, Berlin. The ideas and techniques in this book are based on her experience as a designer-maker and teacher.

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