Design enthusiasts and armchair travelers will love circling the globe with celebrated textile designer John Robshaw. From batiks in Java to ikats in Thailand and indigo printing in India, Robshaw reveals the lush inspiration behind his signature style while highlighting step-by-step block printing techniques from local artisans and masters. Robshaw provides a rare glimpse into his creative process, wherein he blends traditional methods with his own painterly style for entirely unique creations, and shares tips for incorporating textiles into any space. Brimming with beautiful photographs of covetable textiles, far-flung destinations, and eye-catching interiors, this luxe fabric-covered book is an eclectic visual tour of the rich tradition of textile printing.
John Robshaw earned a fine arts degree at Pratt Institute before studying printing methods in Asia. His home decor line is sold around the world. He lives in New York.
Elizabeth Garnsey met John Robshaw in 1999 when she was a journalist at Travel Leisure magazine. The writer for the John Robshaw product catalogs, Elizabeth lives in New York.