From the most mundane things - a bowl, a cup, or a piece of dried cactus, the designers and artisans at Colectivo 1050° drew inspirations and let them evolve into unique housewares.
The three evolution diagrams below show the development processes of some of the most loved products by Colectivo 1050°. Rooted in Mexico, they attracted a broad range of audience across the globe.
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With no written language, the Hmong people create intricate patterns on Batik textiles, and use them as story-telling devices.
The Nankeen dyeing technique, dating back 3,000 years, is native to China’s Jiangsu province. Known also as Lan Yin Hua Bu (蓝印花布) and Blue Calico, it’s still practiced traditionally today in a handful of small workshops. Using hand-cut paper screens, soybean paste thickened with lime, and natural indigo dye, artisans print contemporary versions of ancient patterns on locally-grown cottons and linens outside the city of Shanghai.