Our artisans have incredible stories and we're excited to share them with you. Take a peek into their craft, their joy, their families, and their minds. Here are a few artisans we work with and their stories.

 
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ALTUM

MAKATI, PHILIPPINES

Altum caters to the old and the young, with a discerning palate for well-made objects. Made in the Philippines, this group of artisans have developed innovative technology that allows them to use only sustainable materials.

 

BATIK BIXA + TULIS

KEBON, INDONESIA 

Batik dyeing is a unique craft to the Indonesian heritage. This NGO started after the 2006 earthquake. Many batik artists were forced to leave the city and return home to their villages.

 

JUTAWAN KADEK

BALI, INDONESIA

Jutawan Kadek was born and raised in North Ubud. His father passed down the craft of skull carving to him at a young age and has practiced it for over 15 years. 

 

POUFFY DESIGNS

ARYANAH, TUNISIA

Through the Tunisian handicraft industry, Pouffy Designs was able to gain support for international exporting. The Founder, Essia Chaloueh, started her business three years ago with developing traditional textiles in a modern reinterpretation.

ANTHILL FABRIC GALLERY

CEBU, PHILIPPINES

ANTHILL is a cultural and social enterprise that supports community weaving enterprises by providing market access. In this hub, fabrics are more than just ingredients to fashion; it is a way of life, it is where culture meets style. 

 
Cooperative Nahda de Tissage

COOPERATIVE NAHDA DE TISSAGE

HIGH ATLAS MOUNTAINS, MOROCCO

This cooperative represents dozens of artisans specialized in hand-weaving in Morocco. Mainly using local materials like camel wool, sheep wool, and organic silks + cotton.

 
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MANBEL BERBÈRE

MIDDLE ATLAS MOUNTAINS, MOROCCO

From the Middle Atlas Mountains of Morocco, Manbel Berbère represents several rug makers between the Middle Atlas region to the South of Morocco. 

 

YUKI KIANNA

NELSON, CANADA

Yuki Kianna, an artist focused on pottery, finds inspiration from her childhood primarily spent outdoors. Her current lakefront studio drives her commitment to sustainability, natural processes, minimizing waste, and maximizing upcycling.