For a couple of years I had a nice handmade piece of paper on the wall. I remember touching it many times because it felt so soft, had small imperfections and reliefs and felt almost like textile. That’s probably why I had to find out more about the textile sculptures from Mary Little
. She was trained as a furniture designer at London’s Royal College of Art and has always turned to her work as sculpture.
Mary Little was born in Northern Ireland and moved to the United States in 2001 to teach at California College the Arts (CCA) in San Francisco. In 2015 she took a deliberate hiatus and began creating works with no functional references. Since then she has had numerous exhibitions and her work is in the permanent collections of the Vitra Design Museum in Basel and the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, as well as in many public and private collections in Europe and North America.
is a Los Angeles-based furniture and lighting design studio founded in 2014 by Emiliana Gonzalez and Jessie Young. As part of an intensive collaborative process, her unconventional designs are inspired by natural shapes and follow sculptural lines. an extremely neutral and minimal interpretation of the monochromatic melancholy of her homeland Uruguay. Estudio Persona works in a contrasting way with natural materials.
On her website, Mary talks about her work and her teenage years in Belfast and how she sees her work in Estudio Persona’s quiet space, the monastic feeling; A place of quiet reflection and calm means so much to her. See the full exhibit and read the story on Mary’s website: Reflection exhibition
Images courtesy of Mary Little Studio
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