Weave Pattern

WEAVE Story

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This pattern was created from a section of Gum Nutty Pattern

This fabric was created using a small piece of the ‘Gum Nutty’ lino cut, which was repeated and inverted over and over again to achieve this distinctive woven pattern – clean organic lines with subtle undulations of light and dark, creating a electronic wave-like ripple.

I wanted to recreate a particular design sensibility with this pattern, which is influenced by the work and Charles and Ray Eames and the mobiles of Alexander Calder – simple, fluid and functional.

It is, however, more personally inspired by a beach house my grandfather built after the war in Queensland in the early 1950’s with rooms full of filtered light through venetian blinds, natural hoop pine wall panels, low slung armchairs and a classic pink, yellow and blue kitchen.

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The verandah of the “beach house” showing the light filtering through
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1960’s chair covered in weave pattern printed on poplin.
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the kitchen in the beach house built by my grandfather after the war… classic 1950’s

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