“Swedish Fashion – Exploring a New Identity” is now up until May 17th at the Fashion and Textile Museum in London in conjunction with the Swedish Institute. It showcases the work of 13 fashion and jewellery new designers that wants to fight the stereotypical image of swedish design as blonde, functional and minimal. Created by the Swedish Institute and specially enhanced and adapted for the FTM, this exhibition showcases the bold, the avant-garde and the surprising. The FTM is also shwcasing jewellery design in the special section under the title ” The Dreamer and the Dream – New Swedish Jewellery”. Info: FTM London / Image: Helena Horstedt


“Fashioning Felt” opens March 6th at the Cooper – Hewitt National Design Museum in New York City. On view until September 9th, the exhibition will explore the varied new uses of felt, an ancient material made by matting together wool fibers with humidity and friction. The exhibition will begin with historic examples of felts, showcase innovations in handmade felts, and feature contemporary uses of industrial felt in a range of fields, including product design, fashion, architecture, and home furnishings. Exhibition by Susan Brown, assistant curator, Textiles. More info at Cooper-Hewitt



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