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Posts Tagged ‘ textiles ’

Little-known textile designs of artist Avis Higgs brought to life

May 26th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The Wellington artist may have passed away but her daughter is ensuring her work lives on

Students giving wool a ‘Second Life’ at Bowen House exhibition

Oct 2nd, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, Multimedia, News

Whitireia arts students get their hands on felt to stretch the definition of wool in Wellington show.

Toasting art fit to hang on drag queens’ ears

Nov 15th, 2012 | By | Category: News, Top Picture

Toast exhibition of contemporary visual art and design showcases the talents of Whitireia’s upcoming artists and designers. REGAN ROBERTS reports.

Unique sheep plays special role in the Hobbit

Nov 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

A SPECIAL breed of sheep found only in the Wairarapa is being used to make costume pieces for Peter Jackson’s latest film. Stansborough Textiles owns the one-of-a-kind Stansborough Grey, whose unique grey blue wool has been used by international designers like Donna Karan and David Jones.

Floating crane leads to design inspiration

Jul 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Wellington design student fascinated by trees and ‘stuff’.