Collaboration is the heart of what we do. With 20 collaborations so far, we continue to work with different artisans, designers, and brands, connecting people from different backgrounds to tell their stories through our prints.


Textile artisanship is a lens through which we see the universal basics that connect us – the need to express our values, find meaning through storied motifs, and create beauty. Every new artisan partner community we bring on is not just a supplier to us but a member of our community that we would be happy to introduce to you. Just write to us and ask. After all, the world we’re working towards is one where textile artisanship is appreciated, valued and commonplace.


We choose to define artisanship as ‘skill in a craft acquired through generational transfer’, meaning we work mostly with artisans who were taught their skill by generations before them. Most of the time these are small family businesses embedded in a community whose identity and culture revolve around a particular technique and its processes.


Committed to a hybrid production process, we work to bridge the gap between traditional, rural artisanship and modern, urban markets and design principles. We incorporate elements of digital and mechanical processes where it is more efficient, and handmade processes when we see that they have immeasurable human value.


Each of our supply chain partners are chosen through a set of criteria emphasizing product integrity, community integration, and good business practice. We visit each partner personally and focus on building long term relationships for better market access.


Our first artisan partners were in Rajasthan, India – after Ren’s 3000km cross-country road trip from Jaisalmer to Kerala we connected with several grassroots organisations and visited over 10 blockprinting workshops to understand more about the craft and community. It led us to Bagru and Sanganer, cultural home to Blockprint, where artisan families have been practicing for more than five generations.




Since then, we worked with other textile crafts, beginning with Ikat in Koyyalagudem, a village well known for this tie and dye craft for close to a century. Then Chambray in Hyderabad, Jamdani in Habibpur, an intricate craft of hand embroidery on the loom as the textile is woven, and Jacquard in Lunkaransar – a method of weaving a motif upon an existing weave. We also expanded to Batik in Java, Indonesia, a wax-resist dyeing technique that marked a significant milestone for us as it was the first textile craft outside of India that we worked with. We’re always on the lookout for artisan communities to collaborate with. If you know one in your part of the world, share them with our network.




We don’t have the vision of being a designer fashion label in the traditional sense, but a collaborative community that creates together towards the common purpose of furthering textile artisanship. Together with designers, we seek to inspire intention in their process – the notion that every print holds a story, and every craft is a piece of cultural heritage.