Another Year Wiser

Another Year Wiser

October 30, 2013

Its been a whole year since we said hello world… Here’s to another year of  bright stripes. Another year of Monochrome stripes. And another year of some things we just think you should see. Stairs & Stripes, it’s what we do.  

Packed in Stripes

Packed in Stripes

October 21, 2013

Markus Uran of Toronto-based Metsa Design has re-invented the paper bag with his up-cycled striped creation. We applaud the up-cycling, and functional good design, but but most importantly we like the soft uniform stripe colour-way.  

Stripes Dead Ahead

Stripes Dead Ahead

October 12, 2013

Proof that stripes are found in the most unexpected places.

Off the Wall

Off the Wall

September 16, 2013

We often resort to painting stripes of colour (they usually surround us on the floors here in the studio), but we had never thought to try colour mixing on this scale. Guerrilla artists ‘IEPE’ enrolled 100’s of peoples car and bicycle wheels to help brighten the ‘Rosenthaler Platz’ intersection in Berlin. According to the Artist … Read More

Thread up for Dinner

Thread up for Dinner

August 15, 2013

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to dine inside a loom? We certainly have, and we’ll be packing our bags for Barcelona to find out. On arrival head straight for new Japanese-Peruvian fusion restaurant “Patka” designed by El Equipo Creativo with it’s installation of Peruvian hand looms, threaded up and ready to go.

Stripes on the Horizon

Stripes on the Horizon

August 1, 2013

We often find value in stepping back from our stripes to get the bigger picture.  For us, we are talking about a few metres, to see how the stripes appear from across a room.  French photographer Normann Szkop has taken this to a whole new extreme with his series of aerial shots of Northern Holland’s … Read More

Pae White

Pae White

May 1, 2013

Take 48 kilometres of yarn(!) a large gallery space and combine with American installation artist Pae White…  “Too Much Night, Again”

Concrete and Cord

Concrete and Cord

April 24, 2013

While we at Roger Oates have a bit of a soft spot for this particular colour combination, should you decided on a cord strung bannister you can re-thread it as often as you like. We re-thread our looms almost every week – and can happily offer you some advice on the matter…

A Return to Monochrome

A Return to Monochrome

April 10, 2013

As is traditional here in our office, today marks our regular return to the drawing board, and to balanced crisp monochrome stripes. Our starting point for everything.

Doug Johnston

Doug Johnston

April 8, 2013

Doug Johnston is an artist and designer working in New York City.  This unique collection of seating is created using coiled cotton rope – we like it’s familiar linear texture and subtle tones. See here.