ten14textiles; Unique and Responsible Print Design

ten14textiles Unique and Responsible Print DesignWhenever I come across a textile designer that I find worth their weight in wool, I get very anxious to share their work with readers who tend to feel that same excitement.  In this case, while perusing the L.A. Textile Show website, I was introduced to ten14textiles, specializing in funky but stylish (at least in my opinion) print designs.  The fabrics and dyes used also happen to be environmentally friendly, which is always a plus but,surprisingly, not why I’m highlighting the company.

My interest in this company lies simply in their design aesthetic.  The work is playful yet sophisticated, intricate yet simply translated.  These fabrics seem to possess the unique ability to work for a variety of end uses in both the apparel and home textile market.  Another great aspect to ten14 is their willingness to work with clients on custom fabrics. This is a very valuable asset and something that fashion and product designers alike should consider utilizing.

So, go ahead, don’t take my word for it.  Spend a little time on their website or check them out the show in L.A., if you’re so inclined.  A collaboration with ten14textiles may not be a bad idea, right? Ten-4.

Nicole Giordano

Nicole is the founder of StartUp FASHION, an online resource and community supporting for independent designers around the world with building their businesses. A deep love for the craft of fashion paired with an adamant belief that success is defined by the individual, led her to found StartUp FASHION, where she helps independent designers and makers screw the traditional fashion business rules, create their own paths, and build businesses they truly love. More than anything else, she’s in the business of encouragement and works every day to remind makers and designers that they have something special to offer the world and that they can, in fact, do this thing!

  1. josi severson

    Hi Nicole and Stanley-

    I really appreciate the interest and write-up regarding my company ten14 textiles. I would be happy to send samples to both of you; please feel free to send me an email or stop by my booth at LA Textile, #807.

    Thank you again-

  2. stanley fleishman

    Looks like many interesting fabrics and new, improved sourcing. We are interested.
    Respectfuly s.f.

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