CH Omakase 2017: Cristina Orozco Cuevas Studio Catch Alls

A charming limited edition pair of woven organizers, hand sewn in Mexico City

As our name makes clear, we are forever on the lookout for inspiration, clever items and emerging talent. Our Omakase partnership with textile designer Cristina Orozco Cuevas is the result of this. We actually discovered the Mexico City-based artisan on Instagram because she’s also a Sealyham Terrier owner (Logan, our CH mascot, is one of these fine Welsh breeds). We were quickly taken by her …

Turn Digital Art into Textiles with WOVNS

Made-to-order fabric featuring your own unique designs

The barrier between personal designs and tangible textile production has been further reduced. WOVNS, recently fully funded on Kickstarter, has launched a platform for emerging designers—or anyone with a vision—to see their work come to life. One only needs to upload files of their digital designs, select from two fabric qualities and commence. It’s a made-to-order production of entirely custom textiles—whose applications can range from …

Kustaa Saksi: Hypnopompic

Abstract tapestries inspired by migraine-induced hallucinations and half-dream states

The way one sees the world informs their representation of it. This is true in all forms of expression—but especially in visual arts. Health ailments (from the severe to the commonplace) have oft-influenced the work of great artists. Amsterdam-based Finnish artist Kustaa Saksi is renowned for his abstract, dream-like illustrations that have been featured in galleries and museums across the world as well as his …