Video From LIVE FEEDBACK FRIDAY: Nienke Hoogvliet

This week on FEEDBACK FRIDAY we had Nienke Hoogvliet talking about our new favorite topic: seaweed dye. Studio Nienke Hoogvliet, is a design studio for material research, experimental and conceptual design. The studio engages in freelance projects for different companies and institutions but also continues research in self-initiated design projects. The studio is based in The Hague, The Netherlands. We are pretty obsessed with their seaweed dye research. Watch the video here. Seaweed Re-Search By Studio Nienke Hoogvliet Studio Nienke Hoogvliet website Nienke’s NEW website that is officially selling products dyed with seaweed Both Instagram feeds she is running for … Read more

Video From LIVE FEEDBACK FRIDAY: Claire Wellesley-Smith

This week on FEEDBACK FRIDAY we had artist, researcher and author based in West Yorkshire, UK, Claire Wellesley-Smith. Claire specializes in projects that use local, natural color, created from home-grown and locally foraged plants. She talked about her practice and some of her community-based projects; including an ongoing Stitch Journal now into its eighth year as well as recent work around textiles and resilience. Claire’s two books: Slow Stitch: Mindful and Contemplative Textile Art and Resilient Stitch: Wellbeing and Connection in Textile Art (published in April) Check out the Claire Wellesley-Smith website here Instagram is @cwellesleysmith Watch the video here. … Read more