Designer Profile

  • Dec062018
    Anni Albers Black White Yellow 1926

    Anni Albers at the Tate Modern

    The weaving world is a close community and it was abound with anticipation for the Anni Albers exhibition at the Tate Modern. A retrospective of one of the best known textile artists, it also successfully involved modern practitioners and weaving contemporaries to recreate, re-imagine and reinvent.

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  • Jun152018

    Chippendale 300

    2018 marks 300 years since the birth of Thomas Chippendale,  he became a cabinet-maker in London, designing furniture in the mid-Georgian, English Rococo, and Neoclassical styles. His legacy and talent is on display at many of our great houses and museums, a number of which are holding their own ‘Chippendale 300’ celebrations of this special tercentenary.

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  • Mar152017
    Osborne & Little

    London Design Week 2017

    London Design Week is an opportunity for designers and showrooms to swing open their doors and showcase their newest and most exciting collections.

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  • May242016
    Richard Humphries BBC Radio Suffolk

    Richard Humphries on BBC Radio Suffolk

    On Monday 23rd May 2016 Richard joined BBC Radio Suffolk presenter Lesley Dolphin as her sofa guest to reflect on his 50 years in Textile Design and upcoming role as The Upper Bailiff of the Worshipful Company of Weavers.

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  • Nov092015
    Custom designed Silk and Lurex photographic Jacquard for artist Lucy Orta.

    Photographic Jacquard Fabric

    At Humphries Weaving we are regularly approached by artists and designers to take their ideas and produce a custom woven Jacquard fabric.

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  • Mar042015

    The designs of Owen Jones

    In 1966 when I first joined the design studio at Warner & Sons Ltd, I soon became aware of the designer Owen Jones (1809-1874).

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  • Nov072014
    Marianne Straub entering a harness at New Mills, Braintree in March 1971

    Richard Humphries on working with Marianne Straub OBE

    Richard Humphries reflects on his time working with her at New Mills, Braintree.

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