RUTH ADLER SCHNEE - A MID-CENTURY MODERN TEXTILE DESIGN PIONEER

I have been researching mid-century modern architecture and interior design lately for a display at our local library. I am loving the colors, simplicity of line, and abstraction within the textile designs of that time.

I came across this video and announcement that Ruth Adler Schnee, one of the pioneers of MCM textile design, received the 2015 Kresge Eminent Artist Award for her past and ongoing contribution to design and the community of Detroit. The part I like best...she is in her 90's and has a 20 year contract with Knoll! Oh and Paul Klee was her babysitter. Take a look...