Anni Albers at the Tate ModernRead more
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.
Chippendale 300Read more
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.
London Design Week 2017Read more
London Design Week is an opportunity for designers and showrooms to swing open their doors and showcase their newest and most exciting collections.
Richard Humphries on BBC Radio SuffolkRead more
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.
Photographic Jacquard FabricRead more
At Humphries Weaving we are regularly approached by artists and designers to take their ideas and produce a custom woven Jacquard fabric.
The designs of Owen JonesRead more
In 1966 when I first joined the design studio at Warner & Sons Ltd, I soon became aware of the designer Owen Jones (1809-1874).
Richard Humphries on working with Marianne Straub OBERead more
Richard Humphries reflects on his time working with her at New Mills, Braintree.