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Artful Textiles from a Dutch Colorist

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Apr 17, 2014 01:12 AM
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by Justine Hand last modified Apr 16, 2014

Bold graphics and lively colorfields are the mark of Dutch textile designer Mae Engelgeer, who likes to finish her pieces with a shot of bright orange. A graduate of the Amsterdam Textile Institute, Mae delights in vibrant, geometric design—"art for the home," she calls it—that is designed to be the focal point of the room. Her playful style, honed in her earlier WOWW and FEST lines, has softened a bit in her latest collections, including ISH and FLOCK. Designed in Amsterdam, all of Mae's pieces are woven at TextileLab in Tilborg, a city that's the wool capital of the Netherlands. Above: Made from a linen/cotton blend, Mae's new Lil+Lila placements  remind me of sunset over the ocean. Available for order now. Contact  Mae Engelgeer  for purchase details. Above: Neutral zigzags of merino wool are shot through with vibrant orange cotton threads in Mae's ISH 00 Blanket , available at Brooklyn's Leif Shop for $298. The blanket is also sold by  SMUG in the UK for £229. Above: Inspired by marbled stones, Mae's FLOCK pattern  is available as a tablecloth or tea towel. Available for order now. Contact  Mae Engelgeer  for purchase details. Above: Mae's  ISH collection , including blankets, tea towels, and scarves, is available directly through her online shop. Shown here, the  ISH 001 blanket  in a merino/cotton blend; it's also available at SMUG for £315. Above: ISH scarves made from a soft blend of merino, mohair, and cotton. Contact Mae Engelgeer for purchase details. Above: Mae's cotton/linen bland ISH Tea Towels in yellow, green, and pink are on offer at Leif Shop for $30 each. N.B. Looking for vivid inspiration? Browse our Photo Gallery by Color . And for more bright kitchen ideas, see  Steal This Look: Neon in the Kitchen . Mae's textiles would look charming next to some whimsical paper flowers; learn how to make your own with Gardenista's latest  Required Reading . More Stories from Remodelista Required Reading: Pretty Pastel Style 5 Favorites: Muuto Dot Hangers Used in Unexpected Ways This Week's Table of Contents: Shades of Pastel






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