A mission impossible?

Implementing sustainable practices must be very hard for craft businesses, some say. Don’t you need huge investments, hectic auditing and certification, and a CSR manager running around with spreadsheets and checklists? Craftscurator believes small manufacturers already have the most important skills ... More

Of textiles from Laos

Hand-spun, naturally dyed cotton with a wonderful texture. Hand-woven, locally grown silk in stunning patterns. Hand embroidery, screen printing and carpet knotting. Just a few of the many excellent techniques used by textile makers from Laos. Craftscurator is guiding a group of 11 companies to create... More

South African craft and design brands

Discover the latest furniture, lighting, textiles, fashion accessories and homeware from 23 leading South African designers. Take a ... More

Off the beaten track and on trend

During a recent trip to Laos to explore the textiles sector, Craftscurator was struck by the beautiful handwoven cotton textiles. Wi... More

Mongolian Exporters at EU Fairs

At Maison & Objet Paris, 4 Mongolian exporters will showcase their newly developed textiles. They are working with the 4 beautiful n... More

Lidewij Edelkoort trends a/w 20/21

After seeing Lidewij Edelkoort’s presentation on the importance of the colour brown for fashion - ehm yes brown is the new black ind... More

All wrapped up in handmade textiles

Is it climate change, consumer fatigue or have retailers finally gone mad because of the quick pace in which collections need to be ... More