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Did you know that our fabrics are dependent on the rhythm of the weather? Many artisans have to close their workshops during this season. The heavy rains do not allow to do their work.
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TF launches Mumby, a conscious kids design label in collaboration with artisans. Mumby is gentle for your baby and kind for our planet.
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During our stay we collected all sorts of objects which slowly turned into an altar in Irma's, Elma's and Anita's hotelroom. The altar consisted of objects for daily use, such as a dishwashing brush, but also a portrait of Rembrandt to make a home in a bare hotelroom. We almost spent a full month and...
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Various artists and designers at the DDW 2019 have been exploring the use of natural dyes as an alternative for the polluting colours from the textile industry. An almost forgotten ancient tradition, which is still very much alive in India.
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Alice and Emmy went to learn blockprinting with natural dyes. It was not the best time for printing - during monsoon. They enjoyed and had a great experience and above all printed beautiful fabrics.
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In December 2018, four Dutch artists set out for India to learn the art of kalamkari.
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