Tag - Reproductions

Airstream Reproduction; Recreating a 1950’s Fabric

Occasionally at Design Pool I receive a request to replicate an antique textile and I rarely say no. In fact, I love these projects so much I usually find it hard to control my excitement. Recreating an antique textile is more than just knocking something off, it is an intense design challenge that involves research into traditional techniques and manufacturing processes. The latest request I received was for an Airstream reproduction.Airstream was in the process of recreating a 1950’s...

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Historical Textile Reproductions for Museum L-A

Design Pool is excited to let you know about a volunteer project we are working on to create textile reproductions for Museum L-A in Lewiston, Maine. Museum L-A was founded to tell the story of the textile mill workers who had once worked in the Bates Mill in Lewiston, which ceased production in 2001. Their mission reads that it “connects generations and cultures, fosters a spirit of discovery and human ingenuity, and helps people experience the rich history and...

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