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Blanket Statement


Glitch Textiles

What It Is: If memory serves, I first heard of Glitch Textiles via Fast Company, one of my favourite mags to get a pulse on disrupters and innovators in business and design. New York-based creator Phillip Stearns had started an art project of sorts, by rewiring cameras so they could no longer take a clear picture, and posting his beautifully distorted images to a Tumblr. Eventually it led him to creating a brand that actually produces his digital art into woven textiles, in the form of gorgeous scarves and blankets (as well as being tapped to supply fabric to designers like DIOR). Now you can buy the throws and scarves on the Glitch Textiles website – which does happily ship to Canada – for some truly one-of-a-kind pieces that are art, fashion, and keepsake all in one.

I was lucky enough to be sent an H1N1 blanket (made in the USA!) and told the designer that it was amongst the nicest items I’d ever received for review on my blog – the weave is impeccable, the colours and pattern are striking, and it really is a stunning work of art I’m so proud to show off when people stop by my house!

Who It’s For: The newlyweds, as an amazing keepsake for their new lives together. Your son or daughter that bought their first home, as a forever housewarming gift. Your spouse, as a fun pick for a two-year ‘Cotton anniversary’ gift (the cotton quilts are the ones made in the US).

What It Costs: $275 USD for a cotton blanket. $75 USD for a scarf.

Where It’s At: Exclusively at the Glitch Textiles online shop.

BONUS!! Glitch Textiles has kindly offered free shipping for Canadians all the way from now until May 1st, 2016! Just enter CANGIFTSHIP at checkout to nab this amazing offer.

Speaking of all things cuddly and designer-friendly, did you see my post on Bedface yesterday? Get an extra entry into that draw and tell me in the comments below – what’s your favourite blanket or scarf on the Glitch Textiles site?

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55 Responses to “Blanket Statement”
  1. Joseph Dawe says:

    I am a subscriber. I like the Vector Drift blanket.
    Thanks
    Email–> josepharthurdawe@gmail.com

  2. NICE! I love the AUTOMATA SCARF – ALPINE!!!

  3. akbulbeck says:

    I like the Aquarius scarf

  4. SandyS says:

    The Vector Drift blanket is my pick for an awesome blanket, so versitle and beautiful!.

  5. aketch says:

    The Fields of Green is beautiful!

  6. katydidit21 says:

    I love the Fields of Green Blanket. Beautiful.

  7. Heather Swanson says:

    eventide scarf

  8. corkrose says:

    Love these blankets and scarves. Love the eventide scarf and the Rhinovirus Mirrored blanket – wonderful.

  9. Norma D says:

    I Love the Painted Nebula, wow nice stuff.

  10. Aimee says:

    I am a subscriber.
    I love the colors on this blanket http://www.glitchtextiles.com/woven-throws/sleepingcity

  11. Joan G. says:

    The Wake Me Up blanket caught my eye.

  12. pinksuzanne says:

    I like the PIC00008 blanket.

  13. Gigi says:

    I LOVE Orion Ascending!

  14. nicolthepickle says:

    I like the Rhinovirus one the very best, but fields of green is really nice too.

  15. Karen says:

    I love PIC 00008. These are all amazing.

  16. Linda Brunner says:

    Love Love H1N1

  17. Aquarious scarf please

  18. Caroline says:

    My favorite blanket is the DCP_1383 Love the deep colors! What an amazing way to make blankets!

  19. Kim K says:

    My fave scarf is the Automata Scarf – River Run http://www.glitchtextiles.com/woven-scarves/river-run and my fave throw blanket is Orion Ascending – http://www.glitchtextiles.com/woven-throws/orion-ascending

  20. Anne Derkat says:

    I like the Fields of green blanket and the mocha & chocolate scarf.

  21. Oooh! Fields of Green!

  22. S. Hirano says:

    I like the Binary Noise scarf in Marine.

  23. I like DCP_0212 – purple stripey fabulousness.

  24. Linda Richter says:

    The weaves are incredible! Favourite blanket is Cherry Bomb and favourite scarf is the beautiful, Aquarius

  25. Jennifer Kelsie says:

    Funny names!! I like the H1N1 Blanket 😀

  26. dabrowne says:

    My favorite throw is the Nasterized. They are all very interesting and unique.

  27. I really like the mirrored this would look great in a few rooms here. I love the eventide scarf!

  28. Daniela Plume says:

    The DCP_0053 is my fave throw. Vibrant yet calming. beautiful! http://www.glitchtextiles.com/woven-throws/dcp0053

  29. Alison K says:

    Between The Sheets bedface bonus entry: My favourite scarf on the Glitch Textiles site is their Binary Noise 2ply – Mocha & Cream

  30. Debra says:

    DCP1383 or ZFlight to throw on top of my new greyscale sheet set!

  31. Anne Barbara says:

    Orion Ascending or Fields of Green, it was tough just narrowing it down to throws after seeing the gorgeous blankets and scarves. Now the biggest challenge remains, which one of the two choices?

  32. Erin W says:

    OMG. These are amazing. For sure a life long piece. I love this throw:
    http://www.glitchtextiles.com/woven-throws/dcp1383

  33. Christine Holliday says:

    DCP_1383 it’s a woven rug, my gosh it’s beautiful

  34. Karen petrychko says:

    I am in love with the fields of green blanket

  35. Susan T. says:

    I love the ridiculously gorgeous DCP_1383 blanket! It’s amazing!

  36. ginette4 says:

    I really like their ITunes binary throw

  37. Victoria Ess says:

    I love the Wake Me Up blanket!

  38. AliKira says:

    H1N1 Mirrored is my favourite blanket!

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