Raw Color’s “Temperature Textiles” Collection is Embedded With Climate Data

Created by Daniera ter Haar and Christoph Brach of the Eindhoven-based studio Raw Color, the Temperature Textiles collection of blankets, scarves and socks has climate change data knitted within. These colorful products incorporate information on the three main elements of global warming: temperature change, sea level rise and emissions. For example, the Sea Level Blanket illustrates the reported and predicted sea-level rise from 2000 to 2100, using …

Maggie Thompson’s Makwa Studio

The textile artist challenges perceptions of Native American fashion with her knitted accessories

Minneapolis-based textile artist Maggie Thompson has been grappling with ideas, perceptions and systems of authenticity from the moment she was born. With a Native American father and an Irish-German mother, she’s met with questions every step of the way regarding her identity as Native American. The RISD alum (and member of the Fond du Lac Ojibwe tribe) offers answers—through her fine art works—to the challenging …

Tortoise Floor Cushion

The doyen of covetable knitted creatures, Donna Wilson celebrates her 10th anniversary this year and has a new collection to mark the occasion. This tortoise floor cushion is as comforting to tuckered-out tikes as it is easy on the eyes for design-savvy parents.