Lisbet Friis works with colours, patterns and materials, with specialization in textiles. She has a deep knowledge of all the different kind of dyes and printing techniques.
What craft do you work with?
Textiles – Printing – Dyeing
What inspires you to work with this craft?
To save the craft from being a forgotten craft, by using the old printing techniques , and to bring the knowledge forward to the next generation.
How do you start your creative process?
The piece is handprinted with reactive dyes, discharge, and flock print
How would you best describe your workspace and what tools could you not do without?
She has a very well equipped workshop in the National Heritage Village Raadvad outside Copenhagen, where she prints her own collections, make pieces for exhibitions, and make workshops in colours, patterns and hand printing. She uses techniques like direct printing, discharge , mechanical reserve , chemical reserve, indigo printing etc.
Media & Contact
Website: Lisbet Friis Design
Facebook: lisbet Friis Design | Facebook
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