Based in Catskill, NY, artist Richard Saja focuses on creating “interferences” of the formal patterns of French toiles through embroidery. Saja makes conceptually compelling artworks drawing upon diverse inspiration, from monsters and clowns to ornamental design and bio-hazards.
Harar wall hangings
Brooklyn-based designer Hana Getachew founded Bolé Road Textiles (named after a street in her hometown of Addis Ababa) to combine her love of handwoven Ethiopian fabrics with her career in interior design. The brand’s online shop contains a dazzling array of vibrant colors and graphic patterns that are designed in New York and ethically handwoven in Ethiopia, like these Harar wall hangings that also double as bed scarves.
Tufted No. 7 tapestry
Caroline Kaufman is a textile artist who translates her paintings, drawings and notebook ideas into story-based, exuberant, tufted tapestries. Kaufman’s work tends toward free-form shapes with vibrant geometries like checkerboard patterns, and draws upon influences from modernist greats like Stuart Davies and David Hockney.