Tag Archives: circleofdesigners

Picture perfect

In our most recent photoshoot the very delicate watercolour work of artist Vikki Turton is highlighted. The piece is called ‘Estuary’ which resonates with the reflections & light on the water in the background of this scene. These handpainted effects in shades of blue make this coverup garment an instant wardrobe lifter.

Industrial Designer works with silk

Circle of designers met the Industrial designer Oya Demirbilek when she was exhibiting her geometric jewels at the textiles & fashion exhibition INTERWOVEN. Oya has since branched out with her work into the medium of textiles. Oya’s design philosophy is to create objects that are delicate, simple, useful & easily recognisable. I think that you […]

Colours of nature

A group of circle of designers hemp & linen tea towels

Our extensive range of tea towel designs are carefully printed with eco dyes on hemp and linen base cloths. The hemp fibre is especially absorbent and linen also launders and dries to perfection. View more of the range at the Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, Katoomba.

Get set with a pattern

PipWilly patterned hemp tablecloths

We have extended our range into all natural table linen. Our environmentally friendly hemp/organic cotton fabric is handprinted with water based dyes and can be used to enliven your space. Choose a colour to enhance a natural atmosphere for your home. Pictured here is an arrangement by PipWilly.

Scarf Story

Circle of Designers -- new range of designer natural silk scarves.

Circle of Designers has been digitally printing some silk and making scarves. Each pattern on natural fibre carries a design with a different artist’s story. The colours that sit together in this collection are neutrals and blues and greys. There is a whole range to choose from to lift your particular outfit.

Keepsakes

Eco hemp organic cotton designer purses.

The circle has added a new variety of eco zip purses in three sizes to their range. They are fully lined with hemp cotton using the best YKK zips naturally.  Choose the artists pattern of your choice for safe keeping.

Eucalyptus bubbles, by Vikki Turton

Vikki Turton is an artist based in the Blue Mountains of NSW. Her latest design Eucalyptus bubbles is an example of her constant vitality and first hand exploration of the surrounding Australian environment. Her sketch book is bursting forth with new designs for clothing, accessories and all things cloth. The combination of Vikki’s  subject matter and […]

Inspiring each other

At the Damien Minton gallery some of the designers from the circle had a chance to push the boundaries of their textile visions. By exhibiting together it was a good way for designers from different artistic backgrounds to meet & discuss their creative ideas. Therefore Circle of Designers is a place where independent textile designers […]

Circle of designers on display

The designers Anjum Olmo & Philippa Wilkinson put on a collective display at INTERWOVEN 2103. INTERWOVEN is the inspiring exhibition by the Design Institute of Australia that brings together a creative force of designers across textiles, fashion and art from QLD, NSW and Victoria where designers and artists across mediums have to come together again to […]