New :: Winter's Journey

New :: Winter's Journey

Juicy textures. Sublime earthy tones. Wabi-sabi. Cotton, Hemp, Jute... three natural, sustainable, versatile and durable fibers c...

Next Level :: Why Handwoven?

Next Level :: Why Handwoven?

When should you specify handloom woven fabrics? We've broken it down to a few key points... Natural fibers, sustainably madeSustainability encompasses more than just producing using eco-friendly processes...it a...

Treating Fabrics: Q/A with SBI Finishing

Treating Fabrics: Q/A with SBI Finishing

Many designers are unsure about treating fabrics... which fibers can be treated? Will the colors run? How to clean it aft...

Designing for Well-being with Material Driven

Designing for Well-being with Material Driven

I had the pleasure of meeting Purva Chawla, Founder and Partner at Material Driven, a vast library of innovative, sustainable materials from cutting edge brands. Adele Orcajada, also a Partner, operates from London, while Purva recently...

Natural Fibers in the Home

Natural Fibers in the Home

A renowned design firm in L.A. recently told me that clients on the West coast are hiring environmental consultants to work closely with the interior designer a...