• Harris Tweed Hebrides

    Mark Hogarth gives Textiles Scotland the Inside Stitch

    Harris Tweed Hebrides has helped breathe new life into a traditional cloth proving that artisnal craftmanship trumps mass manufacturing.

    Read creative director, Mark Hogarth's, talk industry insight, inspiration and advice. 

  • Harris Tweed Hebrides

    Mark Hogarth on Mackintosh, industry and admiration...

    Why did you start working in the textiles industry? 

    I have a passion for the potential of Harris Tweed and Scottish Textiles.

    What do you think is so special about the industry? 

    It is unique in a natural and uncontrived manner.

    Name one Scottish designer that you admire. 

    Mackintosh.

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    Perfection is key

    What is the most valuable thing you’ve learned along the way? 

    Perfect your product.

    What do you think will have the greatest impact on the Scottish textile industry in the next 10 years? 

    The stark choice between short term gain through mechanisation and a commitment to traditional artisan skills and method.

    What words of advice do you have for the next wave of upcoming talent? 

    Be patient, resist early market entry by perfecting your skills & product.

  • Harris Tweed Hebrides

    21st century tweed: contemporary design steeped in heritage

    Harris Tweed Hebrides is the main producer of Harris Tweed cloth and is largely credited for pioneering the revolution of one of Scotland's most traditional textiles. 

    Since the foundation of Harris Tweed Hebrides in 2007 the cloth has become a staple of contemporary design and desired by Chanel, Vivienne Westwood and Alexander McQueen.

    See how generations of experience and craftmanship have woven Scotland's greatest textile renaissance at the Harris Tweed Hebrides website below.

    www.harristweedhebrides.com