design basics

Playing with Fun Geometrics

February 21st, 2019|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , , , , |

The always fun geometric presence is strong this season, suitable for home decoration and fashion, these types of prints are not only versatile, but super fun and clean. With our Customization Tool, you can change up the colors, scale and repeat of a design, a fun, bold design can easily be turned into a more sophisticated and grown up print: Here at the WeaveUp Headquarters, we've noticed a trend with fun geometrics, inside and outside of our community: Simple, clean decor with a punch of fun geometric provides the perfect balance between minimalistic and fun: Modern nature-inspired home decor with white walls, posters, cork accessories, wooden floor, bed, rack and green details Modern creative room decorated with wooden accessories Bright modern room with creative paper lamp and pastel decoration Ikea Designers and buyers have also been busy creating fun shapes with geometric feel: Ella and Fox Sarah Corynen Nancy Wolff  

  • WeaveUp's guide for bedding fabric

Our Guide to Bedding Fabrics

June 8th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, Design Basics|Tags: , , , |

For some, the term “bedding” simply encompasses those basic necessities to get you through the night: a sheet set, a couple pillowcases, and a comforter or blanket of some sort. However, if you enjoy spending more than just your sleeping hours in this cozy haven, it’s worth it to take your bed to the next level. Today on the blog, we’re exploring the accents that can elevate the style and function of your bedware. Read on to learn all about our fabric recommendations for these transformative DIY projects!

  • What weaveUp is loving: plaids, part one

Textile Design Guide: Plaid, pt 1

February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , , |

Today, we are commencing a two-part series on one of the most ubiquitous design styles: plaid. In this first post, we’ll follow plaid’s textile lineage all the way back to Scotland.

  • Textile Design Guide: Traditional vs. Transitional

Textile Design Guide: Traditional vs. Transitional

January 19th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , |

This week we are wrapping up our series of commonly confused design styles. Read on below to learn about the Traditional and Transitional styles, and shop some of our favorite fabrics.

  • Textile Design Guide: Contemporary vs. Modern

Textile Design Guide: Contemporary vs. Modern

January 12th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , |

Last week we explored two commonly confused art movements as they relate to textile design: Art Nouveau and Art Deco. This week, we’re continuing this series and discussing the difference between Contemporary and Modern. Read on to learn more!

  • Textile Design Guide: Art Nouveau vs. Art Deco

Textile Design Guide: Art Nouveau vs. Art Deco

January 5th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , |

For this week's edition of our Textile Design Guide, we are exploring two distinct yet easily confused design movements: Art Nouveau & Art Deco. Spanning from the late 19th century into the early 20th, these two movements accentuated the Industrial Revolution, the prosperity that followed, and the growing embrace of modernism. Read on to learn more!

  • Textile Design Guide: Organic & Camouflage

Textile Design Guide: Organic & Camouflage

December 22nd, 2016|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , |

This week's Textile Design Guide will be exploring a softer side of textile design: organic and camouflage designs. Read on to learn more!

  • Textile Design Guide: Moire & Tapestry

Textile Design Guide: Moire & Tapestry

December 15th, 2016|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , |

Our Textile Design Guide is back this week with some classic textile techniques: moire & tapestry.

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Peter the Great, painted by Paul Delaroche, wearing a sash of watered silk.

  • Textile Design Guide: Batik, Ikat, and Ombré

Textile Design Guide: Batik, Ikat, and Ombré

December 8th, 2016|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , |

This week we're discussing a few textile favorites: batik, ikat, and ombré. Read on to learn more in this week's installment of our Textile Design Guide!

  • WeaveUp Novelty Printe textile guide

Textile Design Guide: Novelty, Whimsical, Steampunk, Retro

December 1st, 2016|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , |

For this week's installment of the Textile Design Guide we are gonna have some fun. Meet some of our more eclectic design styles: whimsical, steampunk, novelty, and retro/vintage designs.