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Artist Makes Apologizing Cool Again With Fluffy Pompoms

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 01.12.2016 | Arts

Apologizing isn't very in right now. Saying "I'm sorry" can seem like an unnecessary admission of shame. People want to be "unapologetic" about their...

From Pineapple to Puma (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 08.18.2015 | Arts
Crane.tv

Leather made of pineapple?! Well, not exactly. Carmen Hijosa is the brain behind the new textile Pinatex, which by the first glance and touch might as...

Don't Buy This Jacket (Part 2)

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 09.23.2014 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

In the copy, Patagonia basically cops a plea and admits that even with its sustainable practices in place, the carbon footprint of the garment depicted in the ad is much higher than anyone would think.

LOOK: This Is What Nightmares Look Like

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.30.2013 | Arts

Finnish artist Kustaa Saksi has a way with threads. In his ongoing exhibition, "Hypnopompic," the warp and weft master combines surreal imagery wi...

LOOK: Woven Mug Shots

Posted 05.08.2013 | Arts

Egyptian artist Ghada Amer's erotic embroidery and Shelia Hicks's impressive fiber constructions prove that textile art is no longer for prim and prop...