FLOATS TAPESTRY

by Emma Terweduwe Belgium

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Dimension LxWxH (cm): 290x170x
Limited Editions Material : Cotton, Linen, Merino Wool
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FLOATS 01 is a delicately jacquard woven tapestry made from merino wool, linen, and cotton. It is part of a series of wall tapestries, FLOATS, created from a research about composition, shape, and color.

Through the use of color, natural and outspoken materials within the jacquard weaving technique allow FLOATS to become a tapestry with great tactile and organic aspects. The combination of different materials, including the linen floating threads on a graphic wool and cotton background, give a very unique and tactile feeling to the tapestry.

This piece is exclusively made to order, with serial number. Made in collaboration with TextielLab Tilburg.

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Weight 5 kg
Dimensions 170 × 20 × 10 cm
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About the designer


Emma Terweduwe

Emma Terweduwe (°1996) is a textile designer based in Ghent, Belgium. In 2019 she graduated with a master degree in Textile Design at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Ghent. Since then she runs her own textile studio where she works on her designs, focusing on consciously jacquard woven objects for interior and fashion. Emma’s work is defined by the use of raw and natural materials that are subtle yet expressive such as wool and linen. By felting and manipulating, the woven fabrics change: They shrink, move and distort. In that way the materials start expressing their most tactile self. Texture, structure and color are very significant in her work, tactility is what it is all about. In that way she criticises our fast and visually driven society, by creating textile pieces that are meant to touch our tactile senses. “Through a series of carpets, blankets and scarfs I invite the user to thoughtfully touch, feel and treasure. “

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As Belgium is a small country without a very distinctive, nationalistic pride, artists and designers can work in complete freedom. There’s no higher purpose to be served. Creations can be the most individual expression of the most individual emotion. Thanks to this liberal creative climate – in combination with a strong, historical artistic tradition and qualitative art schools – Belgian art, design, and its collectors have gained international recognition for their avant-gardism. Besides, Belgium has always been a melting pot of different cultures, combining both German and Roman influences. This historical context gives designers the opportunity to colour outside the lines and outspokenly explore the borders between art, design, crafts, and industry. Strict typologies are left behind; rather, banal materials are transformed for a high-end context and meaningful stories are transmitted as an extra emotional layer. In doing so, these emancipated creations break out of traditional frames of reference, open up to everyone, and stand with both feet in our multicultural and multi-layered contemporary society. Visit the Contemporary Design Market x ADORNO collection in person at: TOUR & TAXIS Gare Maritime Rue Picard, 11 – 1000 Brussels, Belgium Saturday, 24 September (9.00 - 18.00) Sunday, 25 September 2022 (9.00 - 17.00)