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Monday’s History Lesson: Vitruvian Scroll Wednesday’s Design Meets Fashion: Agate Friday’s Destination: Uzbekistan (via the Bronx) Our DesignWagen Vintage Shopping Tour!
I feel like I’m the last to hear about them, but I am so happy to have just discovered Found Object. Brother and sister Salvo Stoch and Juditha Sakinofsky are the team behind the company, whose warehouse and studio are in Bronx, NY. The home collection is primarily made up of items fabricated from vintage textiles including [...]
Monday’s History Lesson: Ikat Tuesday Tout: Custom Curtains Wednesday’s Design Meets Fashion: Garden Theme Thrifty Thursday: Media Stand Friday Faves: Modern White Bar Stools
Ikat (pronounced ee-kat) is the oldest known patterned textile in the world, with a history that spans across multiple cultures. Though the exact date of origin is unclear, it is known that silk Ikat robes were coveted by tribal leaders thousands of years ago and were traded along the Silk Road. Javanese for “to tie” [...]