Examples from our collection.
Blue Rider Design is...
BLUE RIDER DESIGN, based in Portland, Oregon and managed by Caleb Sayan, houses and maintains an international collection of over 40,000 textiles and original artwork. In 2009, the studio began the process of photographing and digitizing the entire collection to provide greater acces- sibility. Our online archive offers the largest digitized and searchable selection of vintage and original textile designs in the world. With the digitization completed the digital archive offers the unique ability to search instantly through thousands of high resolution textiles images to show you designs based on your inspirations and interests such as by subject, style, era, color, origin, technique and material... continue reading
Feb. 16, 2012
Archive Opening Reception
Views from the opening of the new studio. It felt amazing to to finally have the textiles showcased and viewable. It was a great evening and nice to see familiar faces as well as introduce new ones to the collection. Next big milestone will be presenting our project at an archiving conference in June. Lots more to do…
Check out more pictures from the reception on our Tumblr
Feb. 2, 2012
A recent article from NEW FOCUS ON highlights Andrea Aranow's career in fashion and textile curation.
By Jaime Morris-Pisani
link to full article