Taub received her training at the Middlesex University in England. After
receiving her degree in Constructed Textiles in 1996 she established her
own studio based weaving practice in London, which was then her home.
Having moved back her native Los Angeles in November 2002, she continues
to develop new ideas in fabric. In addition to producing her own ranges
of wearable accessories and fabrics for the home, she undertakes commissions
of woven art, ceremonial pieces, and industrial fabrics for private and
She has exhibited internationally including at Indigo in Paris, The Jewish
Museum, New Designers, and Decorex in London, and The Whitworth Gallery
in Manchester, UK. Her work has received recognition from Country Living
magazine and she was a winner of the Liberty "One Off" craft
competition sponsored by the UK retailer.
Color and quality of fabric are the key features that distinguish Kara
Taub Fabrics. Rouched scarves are highly textured and constructed for
maximum fluidity of movement. Rich colors have always appealed, and contrasts
of light/dark, bright/pale, shinny/matte, are important features in her
A variety of fibers are used in fabric designs. Silk is a favorite either
on its own or blended with rayon or wool. 100% cotton is used for a lightweight
easy care fabric, and Baby Alpaca is blended with merino wool or silk
to produce luxurious shawls and throws. In addition Kara Taub Woven Fabric
Collection includes blankets, tableware, ponchos, large shawls, cushions,
and eye pillows.