Blogs/Sites/Instagram accounts I follow

http://aliceateljenochjag.blogspot.com/ A young weaver in a Swedish weaving studio (this is originally in Swedish but the link is for the English translation). Unfortunately, she has stopped blogging for the time being, but her past posts are still of interest.

http://www.alicerawsthorne.com Same instagram name. Authoritative British art historian covers ways design influences daily life and designers who influence our daily experience of the world. Fantastic and thought-provoking.

http://annachampeney.com/  Same instagram name. Contemporary British designer weaving in Spain.

http://www.beamreach.tictail.com/ or clothingformoderns on instagram.  Young American weaver living in Sweden, part of a 7-person collaborative weaving studio.

http://ctw-tapestry.com/ Very useful on the “how-to” of tapestry weaving and a look at one weaver’s contemporary work

http://designfortoday.com/  Same instagram name. British publisher devoted to mid-century graphics, and currently printing and reprinting excellent small books.

http://designtraveler.wordpress.com/   Design blog mostly on female graphic designers but with excursions into other areas

https://downeastdilettante.wordpress.com/Architectural and social history from Maine, USA; alas apparently also now suspended– but older posts are fun.  Same instagram name.

http://eleanorpritchard.com/ Same instagram name.  Contemporary British textile designer with a great eye and tremendous integrity.

http://www.elizabethbrandt.com/ Lovely abstract fabric collages: quilts to the nth degree

http://www.fashionhistory.com/ or instagram “jupeculotte”  Fascinating and authoritative fashion history.  Great textiles too.

http://www.fjhakimian/  One of New York’s foremost rug dealers with long love for Swedish mid-century rugs.

http://www.hermanmiller.com/why.html Extra stuff from the mid-century source

http://www.hiddenarchitecture.net/

http://www. historicaltextiles.org/ (includes English translations) A bunch of Swedish textile enthusiasts who figure out how historical textiles were actually (probably) made.

http://www.jpwillborg.com/ One of Stockholm’s foremost rug dealers with both comprehensive knowledge and great integrity.

http://www.margoshelby.com   Same instagram name. Prolific contemporary British textile designer.

http://mmfvintage.com/ Sweden’s foremost hand-weaving studio, founded 1919 by Mårta Måås-Fjetterström, and still weaving

http://www.matslinder.no/  Blog with essays about scandinavian furniture and design and the occasional rug. Wide-ranging and thoughtful.

http://www.modernform.se  Instagram: Jenny von Platen. Malmö antiquarian with a focus on mid-century designwho also lectures on the topic.

http://www.moderntourists.com/  London-based interest in modernist architecture.

https://misfitsarchitecture.com/ Architectural criticism that is seriously critical but also
enthusiastic about various mid-century architecture

www.ravjagarn.se/ Architectural meanderings of an observant Swede: looking at older buildings and the occasional old newspaper/magazine article about buildings.

https://textilepractice.wordpress.com/  Woman in Skåne, southern Sweden,
involved with weaving, knitting, spinning and other textile interests.

https://www.textilis.net/ A wonderful and very serious look at corners of (mostly)Scandinavian and British textile history.

http://www.susietaylorforart.com/ Instagram weavingorigami.  Original and experimental weaver who makes very architectural weavings which experiment with three-dimensionality.

https://weavingtheseisles.wordpress.com/ A weaver travels the British Isles gathering inspiration

http://www.utzonphotos.com/ A comprehensive look at Jorn Utzon’s architecture and ideas