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Ikat in Interior Design: Elevating Spaces with Global Ikat Patterns

Ikat in Interior Design: Elevating Spaces with ...

Ikat textiles are made around the world, including Indonesia, Japan, and Guatemala. Bring these beautiful designs into your space to add a unique style. Our ikat collection comes from Guatemala What Exactly is...

Ikat in Interior Design: Elevating Spaces with ...

Ikat textiles are made around the world, including Indonesia, Japan, and Guatemala. Bring these beautiful designs into your space to add a unique style. Our ikat collection comes from Guatemala What Exactly is...

What is Ikat?

What is Ikat?

Ikat (pronounced ee-kaht) is a precise dyeing technique that can create a distinct pattern in a textile. The technique can be found from weavers across the globe from Asia to...

What is Ikat?

Ikat (pronounced ee-kaht) is a precise dyeing technique that can create a distinct pattern in a textile. The technique can be found from weavers across the globe from Asia to...

Guide to Giving the Unexpected Gift

Guide to Giving the Unexpected Gift

The perfect gift for the person who supports various causes, is a conscious consumer, or their home is filled with items from their travels around the world.

Guide to Giving the Unexpected Gift

The perfect gift for the person who supports various causes, is a conscious consumer, or their home is filled with items from their travels around the world.

How a Collective of Female Weavers Brings Tradition into Modern Designs

How a Collective of Female Weavers Brings Tradi...

Women of Laos have a long history of weaving. The evidence is in the stitches. Prior to the use of a written script, textiles' motifs passed down origin stories and...

How a Collective of Female Weavers Brings Tradi...

Women of Laos have a long history of weaving. The evidence is in the stitches. Prior to the use of a written script, textiles' motifs passed down origin stories and...

How to Hang a Handmade Rug On A Wall With Low Effort and Few Tools

How to Hang a Handmade Rug On A Wall With Low E...

Handmade area rugs worthy of hanging on a wall are pieces are art that you don't want to alter in the process. So, you've purchased a beautiful handmade rug that you're considering hanging...

How to Hang a Handmade Rug On A Wall With Low E...

Handmade area rugs worthy of hanging on a wall are pieces are art that you don't want to alter in the process. So, you've purchased a beautiful handmade rug that you're considering hanging...

A Guide to Berber Rugs

A Guide to Berber Rugs

Our Algerian Berber rug collection comes from master weaver Hocine Bazine. In the region, it is custom for a bride’s mother and grandmother to make rugs for her new home. Hocine honors...

A Guide to Berber Rugs

Our Algerian Berber rug collection comes from master weaver Hocine Bazine. In the region, it is custom for a bride’s mother and grandmother to make rugs for her new home. Hocine honors...