Coups de Coeur


Wanderlust Wednesday: Santorini, Greece

April 23, 2014

Today I am dreaming of Santorini, Greece. Would you like to come along with me?

Hand-loomed, Organic Cotton Turkish Towels: Behind the Scenes

April 21, 2014

One of the most common requests I hear is for photos of our artisans weaving our Organic Cotton Turkish Towels (also known as pestemal - the Turkish word for traditional Turkish Towels). Each and every one of our pestemal is hand-loomed on traditional, shuttle-style looms by artisans who's families have been weaving for generations. Hand-looming is a dying art in Turkey, and part of our core business mission to preserve this incredible tradition while offering our customers incredibly well-made, beautiful textiles they can feel good about buying (and giving!).


Wanderlust Playmat: Behind the Scenes

January 16, 2014

We have received a number of questions about how our Wanderlust Playmats came to be. One of the biggest challenges I faced when I was developing the playmats was finding a screenprinter capable of printing such a large-format textile. After countless hours of research, I was able to locate a small, San Francisco-based printer that expertly prints fabrics of all sizes for many well-known brands in the Bay Area and beyond, Zoo Ink. On a couple of of my visits to the Zoo Ink during the printing of my Wanderlust Playmats, I was able to take some photos of the printing process.   When I first decided to develop these playmats, I had visions of learning to screenprint and print... Continue Reading →