You'll Love This Download If:
- You love textiles!
- You love handmade patterns and illustration
- You want to learn more about Sarah Templin and Radica Textiles
In this download from Print Magazine's February 2013 issue, Baltimore’s Sarah Templin brings together illustration, painting, printing, and graphic design in an artful line of handmade textiles.
Inside Interior Dialogue You'll Find:
- Photos of Sarah's creative process, sketching new textile patterns
- A profile on Sarah and her work written by Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson
Flip through a fresh stack of interiors magazines and it’s hard not to feel a little disappointed with the current state of the decorative arts. There’s a prevailing sense of déjà vu—Oh, look! More chevron!—and a feeling that you are merely witnessing the latest boom-and-bust cycle, where novel concepts reach Pinterest overhype in a ﬂash.
This makes discovering a company like Radica Textiles all the more refreshing. Launched last year by the Baltimore-based designer Sarah Templin, Radica oﬀers hand-painted and screenprinted yardage for interiors. Most of Templin’s patterns begin as hand-drawn illustrations, and virtually any subject—from cartoonish snails to silhouettes of 1860s textile-mill workers—may ﬁnd its way onto her upholstery-weight cotton sub.