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.
The houses of American stars are always awsome (although behind closed doors, some are… horrendous). However, we have set in five celebrities who, with or without the help of an interior home designer, show exquisite taste. All these houses have something in common: In the living room there is a [...]
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. [...]
The decoration of this poolside porch has been inspired by the blue and white beach boxes, typical of San Sebastian or Biarritz, where exactly is this house. Sofas from Blasco & Blasco with outdoor fabric. The beautiful two-coloured combination is repeated around the porch. Blue chosen is lighter than the [...]
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 [...]