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Cloth in Context – Unravelling Curatorial Intention

Cloth in Context – Unravelling Curatorial Intention

Unlike fine artists, rarely can ‘fine’ craftspeople command the appropriate recognition or monetary reward justified by the creation of a unique p...
COVID 19 PREVENTION POLICY

COVID 19 PREVENTION POLICY

Our studio is located at cSpace King Edward, a creative hub, in Marda Loop, Calgary. CSPACE COVID 19 POLICYThe following precautions are being take...
ON COLLABORATION: THE BLUFF POCKET BLAZER

ON COLLABORATION: THE BLUFF POCKET BLAZER

Established in 2008, Natalie Gerber Studio is a boutique, small scale textile printing studio with a two-person printing team producing contemporar...
TILL THE NEXT TIME, GOOD FRIEND

TILL THE NEXT TIME, GOOD FRIEND

Caroline Forde has been teaching workshops at Natalie Gerber Studio since our beginning in 2017, and we’re saddened to be bidding her farewell. C...
WESTERN LIVING DESIGNER OF THE YEAR AWARDS: MAKER

WESTERN LIVING DESIGNER OF THE YEAR AWARDS: MAKER

Calgary-based textile artist Natalie Gerber fosters community with her splashy screen-printed fabrics.
CAREGIVER MESSAGING PROJECT FOR THE CALGARY PUBLIC LIBRARY

CAREGIVER MESSAGING PROJECT FOR THE CALGARY PUBLIC LIBRARY

A little over a year ago I was approached by Kate Schutz a Service Design Lead for the Calgary Public Library, regarding a project she was looking...
COLLABORATING WITH COCO & JACK

COLLABORATING WITH COCO & JACK

What does it mean to be left-brained? “The theory is that people are either left-brained or right-brained, meaning that one side of their brain is...
CHARIS BIRCHALL EXPLORES SURFACE DESIGN WITH LOTTA JANSDOTTER

CHARIS BIRCHALL EXPLORES SURFACE DESIGN WITH LOTTA JANSDOTTER

I attended Lotta Jansdotter’s workshop this past February in San Francisco. Lotta is a Swedish textile artist that I have followed for many years a...
PRINTING FOR FOGO ISLAND SHOP

PRINTING FOR FOGO ISLAND SHOP

This past April the 25th my day started as it always does, in the kitchen. Coffee, make breakfast and lunches then herd my daughter through the ho...
TIP: CHECKING YOUR PATTERN REPEAT

TIP: CHECKING YOUR PATTERN REPEAT

Before putting your finished image onto the screen it’s good practice to check that the artwork repeats both horizontally and vertically. This also...
ICELANDIC TEXTILE VENTURES WITH CAROLINE FORDE

ICELANDIC TEXTILE VENTURES WITH CAROLINE FORDE

I spent the month of October living in a small Icelandic coastal town named Blönduós, home to eight-hundred people who farm sheep, fish and run the...
INSPIRED BY THE MEMPHIS GROUP

INSPIRED BY THE MEMPHIS GROUP

  ‘Memphis is the great cultural phenomenon of the '80s that has revolutionized the creative and commercial logic of the design world. Created on ...