Wednesday, 25 May 2011

Hull Traders

image source , 'Pascoe', Furnishing Fabric, Shirley Craven, 1960s


"The combination of Hull Traders and Shirley Craven has produced a steady flow of excellent modern furnishing fabric designs over the past few years, many of them trendsetters" - Design, May 1968 

Hull Traders began in 1958 and soon had a reputation for wonderful fabric designs from winning several awards. Shirley Craven both designed textiles for the company and selected designs from freelance textile artists as well as over seeing the printing process. Designers who created pieces for the company included; Eduardo Palozzi, Althea McNish and Humphrey Spender. 

If you're looking at Hull Traders for your project you might find the following links useful:
Hull Traders on the V&A website
Hull Traders on my learning

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