Seriously, I had no idea when I wrote the recent post about Mood-Indigo that this color was going to be such a big thing! In West Elm, Crate and Barrel, and even Home Accents Today, all have some mention of this mysteriously beautiful and infinitely variable color and dye. Dare I predict…(even without a crystal ball) that we’ll be seeing a lot more of this very old dye color in mainstream decor, and not just in denim. So, to hearken back to my long-time fascination with traditional surface design techniques and materials, I found this on my bookshelf. Dyeing… Read more »
Posts Categorized: traditional textile design
A contemporary view of Ikat textiles in India. Shown are designs in a wide range of colors, from simple everyday styles to complex, rare examples. Includes the history and technique of Ikat with a very useful glossary.