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Trends We Love: Tumbling Block Patterns

Saturday, October 18, 2014

"The classic trompe l'oeil cube motif—most commonly associated with flooring, playing cards, throws, pillows, and wallpaper—nearly every type of home decor accent has been done in this geometric pattern." Check out these new geometric arrivals at Diseno: Pedal-loomed wool carpets imported from Guatemala - Carefully handmade with an unbelievable blend of wool and cotton incorporating traditional weaving techniques with modern design. We help support a better tomorrow for Guatemala by employing over 500 artisans in equal opportunity employment and creating trade opportunities. Rombos or [...] more

Product of the Week: Handmade Organic Cotton Scarves made in Guatemala

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Help support a fair trade business whose mission is to provide social and economic opportunities to indigenous artisans in Guatemala . Since we’ve been traveling to South America , the transformation of reality is evident in their social, economic, and cultural changes. We want to help establish a more sustainable world by building trust and working together with indigenous people’s cooperatives that produce high quality handmade textiles . We saw clearly devoted ability, reliability, and fairness attributed to the high quality production in Guatemala, so we are sure with your help [...] more

Product of the Week: Our Hand Loomed Wool Carpets from Guatemala

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

On our recent trip to Antigua, Guatemala , we attended the New World Crafts Fair , an annual event showcasing home decor products with a focus on incorporating traditional techniques with modern design. To us, the hit of the show were these strikingly beautiful wool carpets that we couldn't resist, incorporating aspiring color, amazing warmth, delicate texture, and striking style. Crafted by artisans using a traditional pedal loom, these carpets are a great combination of wool and cotton that create Mayan and Hispanic inspired shapes and designs. These local weavers are committed to honoring the [...] more
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