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Natalia Lumbreras

Natalia Lumbreras Textile printer
Contact
Spanish, English, French
Hours:
By appointment only
Phone:
+34 630875700
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A dance of colour

  • • Natalia's blank canvas is white silk
  • • Artist Paul Gauguin is an inspiration
  • • She loves colour and the movement it creates on silk

As a textile design student at Central St Martins in London in the early 90s, Natalia Lumbreras wanted to use very specific prints for her graduation collection. That's when she decided to design and make her own, thus finding her vocation and marking the beginning of her love story with hand painting textiles. Back in Spain she continued to experiment with colour and pattern, hand painting mostly silk, the fabric that even today she is most drawn to. She opened her first workshop in 1992, applying her craft to fashion and interior items. Besides hand painting, she also designs one-of-a-kind motifs for limited edition fabrics. After almost 30 years, she remains passionate and never ceases sketching, studying and painting.

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Works

  • © Peter Field Peck
  • © Peter Field Peck
  • ©Pedro Martinez Albornoz
  • ©Pedro Martinez Albornoz
  • © Peter Field Peck
Photo: © Peter Field Peck
Quimera scarf

Part of the Ribbons series, Quimera is a long, narrow scarf made of fine crepe de Chine silk with hand painted yellow patterns.

Width 12 cm
Length 110 cm

Photo: © Peter Field Peck
Russian Brown

The Russian Brown is a square silk scarf with hand painted patterns inspired by Russian constructivism.

Width 90 cm
Length 90 cm

Photo: ©Pedro Martinez Albornoz
Folding Screen

Folding screen in natural wood complemented with a colourful hand painted silk fabric.

Height 210 cm
Width 250 cm

Photo: ©Pedro Martinez Albornoz
Kimo Connection

Kimo Connection is a long hand sewn kimono, made of fine crepe de Chine silk with hand painted multi-colour abstract patterns.

Width 90 cm
Length 90 cm

Photo: © Peter Field Peck
Pinceladas

Part of the Pinceladas collection, this cushion cover was made from crepe de Chine silk and hand painted.

Width 60 cm
Length 60 cm

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