Handmade textiles by Ayelet Iontef

Ayelet Iontef1 Ayelet Iontef2Feast your eyes on these breathtaking handmade textiles by textile designer Ayelet Iontef! Ayelet has worked as a textile designer since 1990 and teaches about colors and patterns at Shenkar College in Israel. Ayelet writes, “I specialize in printed design for home (bedding expert.) I sell designs for leading companies and brands around the world, mainly in Europe, and I wish to also sell to my favorite American stores like West Elm and Anthropologie. Recently I created small editions of scarves and pillows which I sell in local shops and at my ETSY shop. I have a blog where you can easily contact me on all social networks, including my Facebook page. My work is now presented at the first textile exhibition at Israel Museum in Tel-Aviv.”

I hope Ayelet’s work will inspire you to step away from the computer for a moment today and play around with some paint, ink, pastels or other non-digital media! Photoshop and Illustrator are wonderful, necessary tools but there’s nothing quite like the freedom, expression, and sometimes messiness of creating by hand, where there is no “undo” button. Have a great Wednesday. -Chelsea

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