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TF 4/2012

Digital Design

English edition

Title: Iris van Herpen/NL, "Crystallization", 2010, fashion object, 3D printed in cooperation with Daniel Widrig © Iris v. Herpen, Photo: BART OOMES, No. 6 Studios

TF: 48 high quality colour pages, A4-format
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TF Regional (pp. 2-5)
Reports (pp. 6-15)
Preview (pp. 16-19)
MAIN TOPIC (pp.20-35)
Special Report/New books (pp. 36-44)
Calendar (ETN Database!)
Ads (pp. 45, 49-52)



TF Regional (A, CH, D)


A Mountain of Clothes - The Life of Textiles, exhibition report by Annette Hülsenbeck

Tünde Újszászi: Painted Canvas

'Annähe®n', exhibition at Museum Abtei Liesborn


Pia Herrmann at Tuchinform

h+h Cologne Fair in 2013

The 2013 Eunique Fair

The New 'Creativeworld' Fair

The Alen Müller-Helwig-Award

The Lotte Hofmann-Memorial Prize

Inge Flierl: Tapestries, exhibition in Luxembourg

Schimmernde Alltagskleider - Indigo, Glanz und Falten, exhibition in Basel


Colours of Hallstatt - Textiles Connecting Science and Art, exhibition report by Regina Hofmann-de Keijzer




Paper Jewellery and Objects, exhibition in Apeldoorn/NL

The International Rijswijk Paper Biennial
Museum Rijswijk


Agorà - 2012 Como Miniartextil, report by Monika Engel


Textiles and Politics, TSA Symposium report by Joe Lewis/Canada
TSA Website

Trip to the Bojagi-Forum in South Korea, report by Fiona Kirkwood


Report on the First Contextile Trennial in Portugal, by Beatrijs Sterk

Textile Craft Festival at Polaciones in Northern Spain, report by Lala de Dios


Ismini Samanidou: Weavings, exhibition in Farnham/UK

Philippa Brock: Jacquard Textiles, exhibition in Montreal

Rita Parniczky: Woven Pieces at Paris Equipbaie fair


Textile Art in Chile, the group "Chile Crea Textil" in Santiago

The 24th Brancott Estate WOW Awards Show in New Zealand




Textile Forum magazine is known for its complete quarterly calendar. For the first quarter of 2013, 125 current exhibitions are listed, 16 specialized meetings respectively further educational opportunities and 8 competitions. The special pages for Germany, Austria and Switzerland have a calendar of more than 50 additional exhibitions, meetings/courses, competitions and fairs/markets.
(Up-to-date event overview see Calendar/ETN Database)




9th International Baltic Mini Textile Triennial
Museum Miasta Gdynia

6th International Mini Textile in Kherson/Ukraine

Interface: Surface Design

The 7th WTA 'Diversity' Biennial in Bogotá



2013 SDA Symposium in San Antonio/Texas




30 Years 'Domaine de la Lice'

Lace, An Art - exhibition in Brussels

European Art Quilts VII
Textilmuseum Krefeld

Fiberarts International

'Sans fil', exhibition in Lyon
Trame de Soi


Fortuny and Richard Wagner, exhibition in Venice

Renaldus Shamask, fashion design exhibition

The Fabulous Fifties - Fabulous Fashion in the Netherlands
Gemeentemuseum Den Haag

Sonia Delaunay: Atelier Simultané, exhibition in Liège/B

The Sultan's Garden, exhibition in Washington DC
Textile Museum

India: Fashion Now, exhibition in Denmark
ARKEN Museum


The First Hangzhou Triennial of Fiber Art

The 7th Biennial 'From Lausanne to Beijing' in China


The Angers Triennial of Mini-Textiles
Angers Museums

Polly Binns and Anne Morrell: Light and Line


MAIN TOPIC: Digital Design


Digital Design, report by Beatrijs Sterk


Tomorrow's Textile Art: Deciphering the Digital, report by Sarah Braddock Clarke


The Book 'Digital Visions for Fashion + Textiles: Made in Code', review by Beatrijs Sterk

28 Iris van Herpen at Groninger Museum, exhibition report by Marie O'Mahony
30 The Book 'Fashion Futures', review by Beatrijs Sterk
31 'Assemble 2012' - An Enticement for a Trip to London, report by Beatrijs Sterk
34 Over, On and Under the Skin, notes to two new books by Dietmar Laue

Special Report: New books


The Frankfurt Book Fair with 23 new textile books:

Spiritual Skin - Magical Tattoos and Scarification, by Lars Krutak; Edition Reuss, Aschaffenburg 2012

Horikazu - Traditional Tattoo in Japan, by Martin Hladik; Edition Reuss, Aschaffenburg 2012

Qaragalpaqs of the Aral Delta, by David and Sue Richardson; Prestel-Verlag, Munich 2012


Renaissance Velvets, by Lisa Monnas; V & A Publishing, London 2012

African Textiles Today, by Chris Spring; The British Museums Press, London 2012

Muslin, by Sonia Ashmore; V & A Publishing, London 2012


Knitting - Colour, structure and design, by Alison Ellen; The Crowood Press, Marlborough Wittshire/UK 2011

Knitting - Fashion, Industry, Craft, by Sandy Black; V & A Publishing, London 2012


Weben mit Farbe und Struktur, 150 Designs, by Margo Selby; Haupt-Vlg., Bern 2012

Klein kariert - Wege zum Muster im Textildesign, by Nathalie Pellon; Haupt-Vlg., Bern 2012

Die Geschichte der Muster - Eine Zeitreise durch drei Jahrtausende, by Diana Newall and Christina Unwin; Haupt-Vlg., Bern 2012


Peruvian Featherworks - Art of the Precolumbian Era, by Heidi King; Yale University Press, New Haven/London 2012

Textiles - The Art of Mankind, by Mary Schoeser; Thames & Hudson, London 2012


World Textiles, A Sourcebook, ed. The British Museum; British Museums Press, London 2012

Indigo - The Colour that Changed the World, by Catherine Legrand; Thames & Hudson, London 2012


The Art of Modern Tapestry, Dovecot Studios since 1912, by Elizabeth Cumming; Lund Humphries & Dovecot Studios 2011

Lost in Lace - Transparent bounderies, ed. Lesley Millar; Birmingham Museums & Gallery 2011


Louise Lemieux Bérubé - Unwinding the Threads, by Carole Greene und Louise Lemieux Bérubé; self-publishing, Montreal 2012

El Anatsui - Art and Life, Susan Mullin Vogel; Prestel-Verlag, Munich 2012

Textilarium - Verwandlungen: Objekte, Installationen, Bilder, by Gudrun AchterBerg; Atelier-Atelier, Grafenau/D 2012


Seventeenth-Century Women's Dress Patterns, Book Two, ed. Susan Narth and Jenny Tiramani; V&A Publishing, London 2012

The Fashion Resource Book - Research for design, by Robert Leach; Thames & Hudson, London 2012

The Sustainable Fashion Handbook, by Sandy Black; Thames & Hudson, London 2012



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