Hand Printed Fabric
The amazing block printing technique that we use on all of our new bedding from India - the blocks are hand carved and then the bedding is hand printed. The variations in the print speak to the amazing artistry and you can literally see the hand of the craftsperson in every piece. I love this age old manufacturing technique and I am truly inspired when I work with our block printers.
Africa | "An innovative group of artists working in the town of Oshogbo during the 1960's and '70's created a contemporary expression of Yoruba folk art that came to be known as the 'Oshogbo Art'. Kikelomo is the daughter of brass caster Jinadu Oladepo who was also identified with the Oshogbo movement. Kikelomo used traditional adire indigo dye and design methods and introduced narrative elements and a new drawing style to her work.
Adinkra (ah-DEEN-krah) cloth is a hand-printed fabric made in Ghana. Developed by the Ashanti people, Adinkra cloths were traditionally made for royalty to wear at religious ceremonies. Through the years, people have also decorated the cloths to tell a story or to express their thoughts or feelings.