Mungo Retail

Blankets and towels made in South Africa and crafted on antique 19th century Hattersley looms

In what Mungo Retail refers to as their Working Weaving Museum—housed in the seaside town of Plettenberg Bay, South Africa, the historical homestead of Old Nick Village—the brand has been designing, weaving and crafting a wide range of homewares goods since 1998. There, high-quality towels and table linens, bedding, face cloths and apparel are envisioned and ethically crafted from fabric they produce in-house. These products …

String Theory

Geometric-patterned scarves and throws by two Montreal textile designers

Pairing mathematics with craftsmanship, the textile designers behind Montreal label String Theory weave quality yarns into beautifully-patterned super-soft scarves and throw blankets. The two-person team behind the brand works closely with small-batch manufacturers, allowing for wide experimentation with techniques. This artful combination of tradition and innovation results in everyday accessories with Modernist geometric appeal. Though the designers recently played around with a beautiful blue tone, …