Textile Designers at the Cutting Edge showcases a selection of textile designs from all over the world, presented in feature interviews with the world's most visionary young designers. Chosen for their contributions to fashion textiles and interior fabrics, the designers describe their output and inspirations in their own words. Whether speaking from style capitals, such as London, Paris, Milan, Madrid, Berlin, Tokyo, and New York, or in less-trafficked cities, today's most forward-thinking textile designers showcase exciting work that signals newdirections in textile practice and the emergence of new textile forms and fiber technologies. The book not only features images of completed designs, but also previously unseen archive material, such as work-in-progress photographs and digital drawings. These unique visuals create a stylish picture of today's textiles, as well as an essential reference guide for those interested in contemporary textile design.
Bradley Quinn is an author, journalist, and independent scholar with expertise in fashion, textiles, and design. His books include Techno Fashion, The Fashion of Architecture, Chinese Style, Scandinavian Style, and Mid-Century Modern. He lives in New York.