Meet Our Artisans

To inspire and be inspired for better living.

REINTERPRETING THE CHINESE PORCELAIN TRADITION

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

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

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

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

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

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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HAJIME OKAMOTO: THE KABAMARU SERIES

HAJIME OKAMOTO: THE KABAMARU SERIES

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Japanese artist Hajime Okamoto focuses on calligraphy, painting and zen concepts. His famous Kabamaru Series debuted in 1998, featuring a group of whimsical cat characters. 

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SINKHOLE VESSELS: BEHIND THE SCENES

SINKHOLE VESSELS: BEHIND THE SCENES


The Sinkhole Vessels were crafted by the Mateo Family: Dorotea, Alberta, Macrina, Angelina, Elia and Amalia, a group of highly skilled ceramists who inherited ancestral techniques that are deeply embedded in the local culture.

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