Tag: craftsmanship

Sophie Digard

French crochet design extraordinaire Sophie Digard produces a collection of accessories focused around the ubiquitous scarf.

Umran Aysan

London based U’mran Aysan’s eponymous collection, exudes simple, sleek, refined, timeless style. The classic lifestyle collection typifies the beauty of the Aegean region with a unique sense of spirit.

Tabula Rasa

Borrowed from the Latin phrase for “blank slate,” Tabula Rasa is founded on the philosophy that any space we inhabit can become a personalized retreat of comfort, creativity and style.

Plume

A carefully curated collection of pieces are produced in highly limited quantities, on a seasonal basis, and available only for a limited window.

Lisa Folawiyo

Having perfected the art of wearing “Ankara” a local West African fabric, Lisa Folawiyo built a collection of womenswear and accessories around the textile.

Featured Video – The Artisans: Zeng Weaver

The Artisan Series shares the stories of artisans practicing traditional techniques. This video highlights the craft of Zeng Weaving, hand died and hand woven by the Ta Oi tribe.

The Artisan Resource at NY NOW Summer 16

The Artisan Resource at NY NOW, is a semi-annual trade show for global artisans producing handmade products.

Ana Srdic

Expressing preservation through usage of specific forms and colors from a particular culture, Srdic applies traditional techniques, and materials in her jewelry.

John Alexander Skelton

British designer John Alexander Skelton designs iconically English menswear. Inspired by an exploration of the working class uniform, the collection delves into the stereotypes, perceptions and reality of British gangs.

Bhutan Home by Dara Artisans

Dara Artisans curates an exquisite collection of Bhutan textiles that maintains a distinctive sense of utility alongside an arresting aesthetic.

Featured Video – The Artisans: Embroidery

The Artisans series shares the artisans’ journey of mastering the traditional techniques and preserving heritage. Tran Thi Nhu Nga and Nguyen Thi Minh, who are still practicing the craft of hand embroidery, are determined to keep their craft alive.

Oleana

With the intent to prove that domestic production was still possible in a high cost country, the brand produce a womenswear collection of complex and patterned knitwear made from wool and silk, and other natural fibers.