Last month New York School of Interior Design had an exhibition on Jack Lenor Larsen who was a prolific textile designer who started his career in the 50's. Here are just a few shots of the panels they had on display. Unfortunately my photos don't do them justice. This a gorgeous batik that references waves:
I could stare at this one for hours and I'm not entirely sure why:
I love the diagonal lines formed on this one. It got me wondering how I could create something like that on my own loom:
And this last one features a hand painted warp. Lovely!