Home decor fabrics are decisive in interior design; So much so that a fabric can enhance or ruin any room. When choosing, we must consider three things: type of fabric, pattern and color. These three characteristics have to work together, as a team. If we fail at one point, we'll [...]
What exactly is a kilim? Knowing its old stories and how the nomadic tribes used it, you understand the reason of their colors and their symbolism. Within their threads is written our History. And you will be surprised to know that a kilim carpet is not exactly a carpet.
If you love the special touch that ethnic fabrics give to any room, you will be also fascinate about the history behind them. After seeing the origin and legends surrounding batik and shibori fabrics, comes the turn of the ethnic fabric considered the oldest one in the world: the ikat. [...]
In a previous post we talked about decorating with ethnic fabrics, and we saw the history and evolution of one of them: batik. Now is the turn of shibori, born in Japan, 1,300 years ago. In feudal Japan, cotton and silk were not available to everyone. The lower classes wore [...]
So vibrant and full of “attitude”… Who can resist the charm of ethnic-style fabrics? Of course, they are able to lift any decor, even the less inspired one. It would be more rigorous to speak about ethnic-inspiration-fabrics, if we look at magazines, blogs or Pinterest, but it is also truth [...]