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‘Lineal’

‘Lineal’ is a clean, modernist, linear grid design inspired by vintage rugs produced by the great Swedish rug designers and weavers of the mid 20th century, such as Marta Maas-Fjetterstrom and Ingegerd Silow.     These throws form part of my Autumn / Winter 2016 / 2017 collection.   The limited edition throws have a series of short lines in a…

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‘Ziggurat’

The ‘Ziggurat’ design takes its inspiration from the ancient Ziggurats and the iconic ziggurat motif that was one of the great classic design elements of the Art Deco movement. The original Ziggurats were terraced, flat-topped and tapered, step pyramids and temples. Good examples are the Early Bronze age Great Ziggurat of Ur in ancient Sumeria, the even earlier Egyptian Pyramid of Djoser built in…

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‘Dukagang Stripe’

‘Dukagang Stripe’ takes my original ‘Dukagang’ motif, used in the first of this collection of throws and cushions, and reworks it to produce a multi-coloured striped design. The original dukagang motif is present, but there is also a contrasting coloured, rectangular motif formed of four squares, and the striped effect of the constant colour changes. Each side is very different. One side has a softer…

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Classic squares

My Classic Square design is inspired by the highly symmetrical designs found in traditional Welsh blankets. The geometry of these designs comes from the mirroring in four directions of simple arrangements of blocks.   Welsh blankets, or Welsh tapestry blankets were woven in doubleweave – a double layered plain or flat weave cloth – which gave them their strongly contrasting two…

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