Margo Selby is a British artist and designer working with colour and geometric form in woven textiles.

moon landing

Represented by Cynthia Corbett Gallery, Margo Selby returns to Collect Art Fair, with moon landing; her first site-specific installation, created in collaboration with composer Helen Caddick.

moon landing is an immersive artwork comprising a hand woven textile, 16 meters in height by Margo Selby, and a newly composed musical piece scored for strings by Helen Caddick. The textile art is suspended within the 5-story void of Somerset House's Stamp Stairwell, viewable in-the-round as you ascend and descend the winding stairs.

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Shop: Calming Colours of Nature Collection

We love an interior where rich textures and colours are expressed in different fabrics.


The Margo Selby range offers an eclectic series of textiles that work together, balancing light and dark in harmonious, but sometimes surprising, colour combinations.

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The Gladstone rug, paired with cushions in Marvin, Joplin, Eden, Ella slate, and Basie steel blue.

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Vexillum I, Vexillum II, Vexillum III

Margo Selby’s works are collected and exhibited worldwide. She accepts commissions to make bespoke artworks for site-specific installations.

Each unique loom-woven artwork has thousands of individual strands of yarn – every one of those hand-threaded, counted and re-counted. Margo’s works are painterly, in regard to the optical mixing of pure colour – and sculptural, in the physicality of woven thread as a mode of construction. Formal aesthetics are paramount; colour, shape, orientation, rhythm.

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Art Into Industry

Margo’s guiding principle for her practice is ‘Art Into Industry’; alongside her handweaving, she continues to oversee the work of the Margo Selby textile design studio with industry partners for the production of a wide range of textile applications.

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Habitat | 60 Years of Design Collection

To mark the 60th birthday of the iconic British design and retail brand Habitat, Margo Selby was invited to be a guest designer alongside industry icons including Sebastian Conran, Felix Conran and Tord Boontje, to design a capsule collection for their 60th anniversary range.

Margo’s collection of textiles and lighting draws inspiration from the Habitat archive, particularly the graphic, primary aesthetic from the brand’s archive from the 70s & 80s.

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Weaving for Vexillum

A short film made in preparation for Collect 2020, providing an insight into Margo’s handweaving process.

Collect is the Crafts Council's International Art Fair for Modern Craft + Design, held annually at Somerset House in London. Margo was the recipient of the Collect Open Award 2020, for her triptych installation Vexillum.

Created by independent filmmaker Phil Miller, with original music by Peter Coyte.

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Rugs

Margo Selby, artist/weaver, brings her unique colour and design sensibility to everything we do, and nowhere is this more showcased than in our rug offering. We think of a rug as being at the intersection of the studio’s practice – rugs are both form and function – an objet d’art and a comforting furnishing that can transform a space. A Margo Selby rug has a distinct style and is created-to-last in the highest quality sustainable materials by technically expert artisans.

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