Textile, Repeat Dot Print, 2002
Medium: cotton, rayon, polyester Technique: jacquard woven and screen printed Label: Jacquard woven and screenprinted cotton, rayon and polyester. Gift of Maharam. 2003-13-1
What is this?
Length of woven fabric with wide horizontal bands of brown, greens, red and pink, some with woven patterns of dots or rings in varied sizes, over-printed with a column of large white dots.
Why is this in our collection?
Maharam, a fourth-generation family textile company, approached Hella Jongerius in 2001 with an open objective: to create a single textile that would permit a suite of chairs around a table to be “cousins”—each unique but all related. Jongerius’ design vocabulary, which plays on the concept of random order, personalization of industrial processes, and manipulation of traditional manufacturing methods and materials, lent itself ideally to this concept. The collaboration with Maharam resulted in Repeat, a set of patterns designed by Jongerius that introduces new dimension and context to upholstery textiles. Repeat is comprised of a series of patterns, each based on a single theme, seamlessly flowing... more