Warp & Weft: Woven Textiles in Fashion, Art and Interiors. Jessica Hemmings

Warp & Weft by Jessica Hemmings explores the world of woven textiles created for fashion, interiors and art. The experimental practice of some of the most exciting international textile artists and designers today, including Lia Cook, Nuno, Liz Williamson and Maggie Orth, reveals the range of interdisciplinary connections that inspire and inform contemporary woven textiles. A rich overview to contemporary weaving, this book is an excellent resource for everyone with an interest in weaving, fashion, interiors and art. The book will be published in Oct 2012.

Jessica Hemmings writes about textiles. She has taught at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, the Rhode Island School of Design, Winchester School of Art and Edinburgh College of Art. In 2010 she edited a collection of essays entitled In the Loop: Knitting Now published by Black Dog and has recently compiled The Textile Reader for Berg (2012) and written Warp & Weft for Bloomsbury (2012). She is currently Professor of Visual Culture and Head of the Faculty of Visual Culture at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin.

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