Lea Rutledge

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About Lea Rutledge

In 2019, Lea left her career as an MIT-trained energy analyst and lecturer and turned her passion for environmental preservation towards place-based textiles.Inspired by her beloved hometown ofWenham,Massachusetts, where her family has lived for five generations, Lea’s fabrics and wallpapers have been described as “fresh, spontaneous, and nostalgic”.Lea illustrates each of her designs by hand using pencil sketches,watercolor and gouache paint. All her textiles are digitally printed in New England.