Meet Our Artisans

To inspire and be inspired for better living.

"OUR FOCUS IS ON THE PEOPLE"


Unlike in the production of most commercial silks that kills the silk worms in the process, silkworm cocoons here are collected only after the moths have emerged. Artisans wait patiently for silk worms to live out their life cycles, metamorphose into moths and vacate their cocoons. Therefore, the silk they use is known as peace silk.
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STUDIO TOUR WITH FERNANDA SIBILIA


"I take a walk, walk around,
I walk, and walk...
And everyday I find something new."

- Fernanda Sibilia
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REINTERPRETING THE CHINESE PORCELAIN TRADITION


Highly trained artisans work at a modern facility near the site of the imperial kilns in Jingdezhen, China. The apprenticeship tradition established in antiquity lives on at Middle Kingdom, in much the same way it has for hundreds of years.

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HONEST COMFORT AND SIMPLE BEAUTY


In 1934, Kontex was established in Imabari City in the Shikoku region of Japan. Imabari hosts a large cotton processing and dyeing industry, with a long history in producing more than 60% of towels in the country. 

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NOMADIC SIMPLICITY


Ahir is the namesake of the Ahir caste, an ethnic group migrated into India from Central Asia during the early Christian era. Inspired by vintage aesthetics as always, Injiri's designer Chinar Farooqui presents her new collection, Ahir, with a modern twist on traditional Indian ethnic textiles and patterns. 

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FIRE AND CLAY: THE ART OF OAXACAN POTTERY


"This book is an invitation for all those who wish to know the threatened and persistent world of Oaxacan pottery, and an adventure for those who choose to take it".
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ON DESIGN AND INSPIRATION


"Being a student of textiles, I love the hand-loom.  It is more about celebrating the entire process of hand-weaving - and the clothes are actually little stories about the textiles they are made of."

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WEAVERS FROM THE REAL INDIA


Through her products, the founder and designer of Injiri, Chinar Farooqui, expresses her appreciation for the old and the hand-made. The design that one finds in Injiri products are mainly the textile designs which are incorporated during the process of weaving by hand. 

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