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 Current Trends

  • Modern Maker: “Natural fabrics that look as good aged as they do brand new. This is a great choice for modern family living, where everyday wear-and-tear will simply add to the authentic feel and natural beauty of this look. Tactile accessories and textures make you want to reach out grab this trend with both hands, literally.” — Ideal Home

  • Global Nomad: “A diverse celebration of globally-inspired patterns – taking homes on a journey of global eclecticism. The look welcomes the fusion of decorative ikats, paisleys and intricate Indian block prints. Rich tones and rugged textures symbolize the authentic, handcrafted style of this nomadic trend. Look out for hand-dyed textiles in rich earthy pigments. It’s all in the detail with this look – think tassels, pom poms and macrame detailing on everything.” — Ideal Home

  • Black and White: “A truly timeless design trend, black and white furnishings will want to be on your list of trends to incorporate into your home’s decor this 2019. The visual contrast of black and white will provide a sense of balance and boldness to your home’s space.” — Decoraid

  • Geometrics: “Similar to floral patterns and brass decor, incorporating geometric patterns is no new trend. Yet for the new year geometric patterns are expected to become a dramatic presence. Colors will be bolder with oversized patterns. This is a trend that will help make a bold statement in any room.” — Decoraid

Pricing, Minimums & Terms

  • Pricing depends on the complexity of your design and the number of SKUs per design. Send AOW your design specifications and approximate units per design to get more specific pricing.

Countries

  • For textiles, we work with artisans throughout Latin America (Mexico, Guatemala, Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, Uruguay, and Chile), Africa (Tunisia, Morocco, Rwanda, Madagascar, South Africa) Haiti, and Asia (Laos, Vietnam, India, Nepal).

Materials

  • Eco-friendly silks (ereena)

  • Organic and GOT-certified cottons

  • Hemp

  • Alpaca

  • Merino wool

  • Tencel

  • Linen

  • AZO-free, environment-friendly dyes

  • Canvas

  • Recycled denim

  • Velvet

Techniques

  • Hand spun

  • Hand woven

  • Cross stitch

  • Ikat

  • Natural dying

  • Block print

  • Batik

  • Crochet

  • Knit

  • Shibori

  • Hand-stitched kanthas

  • And more!