An accent square cushion which can be used in any living spade. This piece is made from reclaimed khadi yarns using the handloom weaving and innovative extra weft techniques featuring tassel detailing. A major source of inspiration for this line has been the ancient Indian form of Tantric Art which aspires to channel the abstract and the intangible into a tangible ‘language’ of sorts using simple geometric shapes and forms in a bid to decipher the spiritual connection between us and the Earth. These colourful extra weft shapes create a velvet like texture to the fabric giving it a unique appearance.
THE DESIGNER STORY
We started with the aim to reduce and reuse waste produced by our parent company Shivam International- a company that manufactures garments and exports them. And in the process of upcycling what we receive from the company, we utilize crafts that are indigenous to India. We started with our focus on handloom weaving, specifically on rag rug weaving. We enjoy perceiving crafts that would be considered “lowbrow” by larger populous through the lens of quality and design. This for us is an act of rebellion against “conventional luxury norms” a fact that amuses us on this zero waste journey. Introducing and inculcating quality and design within a traditional craft also allows the craftspeople to fetch a fair wage and not just a minimum wage.
THE FINE PRINT
Fabric: Handwoven Textile Waste
Delivery: 14 Days
1. Hand wash separately at room temperature or machine wash in gentle cycle and use mild detergents only
2. Do not bleach or scrub
3. Dark colors may bleed, so wash alone for its first wash then with similar colors
4. Dry away from direct sunlight
5. Do not tumble dry
6. Avoid all contact with citric content substances
7. Iron warm in reverse
8. Dry clean only if necessary
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