Shanti - Sumatra

 Shanti - Sumatra

<pre></pre> <p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="color:#FFFFFF;"> . </span></p> <p style="text-align:justify;">Shanti is a young man living on the Indonesian island of Sumatra renowned for sumptuous handmade crafts. He learned the art of weaving as a small boy spending countless hours alongside his father and absorbing the skills and manual dexterity needed to become a master basket...

Antonia - Murcia

 Antonia - Murcia

<p>Throughout the Spanish region of Murcia little remains of the tradition crafts that once flourished here, such as the ancient skill of working with esparto grass native to Spain and used to produce fabulous carpets and mats. Over a century ago it gave work to hundreds of people but sadly no longer. However Only Summer has found a small workshop in Blanca, in the heart of the Ricote Valley....

Pedro - Portugal

Pedro - Portugal

<p><span style="color:#ffffff;"> .</span></p> <p>Pedro is from Lisbon. His wood yard, is a treasure trove of stunning woods. His workshop was established in 2004 with the intention of designing and creating high end furniture of unmatched quality He uses carefully selected woods to compliment his designs and every piece is assembled by hand, using only traditional joints that have stood the...

Mohamed - Marrocco

 Mohamed - Marrocco

<p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="color:#ffffff;"> . </span></p> <p style="text-align:justify;">Located in Morocco, Mohamed works with talented artisans with a mission of protecting Moroccan culture, traditions and techniques, and hopefully improving the quality of the artisans’ lives. Mohamed’s story began in Marrakesh with two good friends. One a former architect, the other a former...

Byung Hwan –South Corea

 Byung Hwan –South Corea

<p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="color:#ffffff;"> . </span></p> <p style="text-align:justify;">Hwan with his brothers and sisters help produce the famous South Korean paper lamps in the backyard of their house. His family have been running this business for several generations and mainly produce for foreigners. All lamps are handmade from recycled paper with great attention to...

Lamina - Senegal

 Lamina - Senegal

<div class="cc-clear" style="text-align:justify;"></div> <div class="cc-clear" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="color:#ffffff;"> . </span></div> <div class="cc-clear" style="text-align:justify;">In Senegal, basket weaving is a tradition that has been passed down from generation to generation. It’s a way for women in rural villages to generate a little extra income for their children and...

Wilmer - Sweden

 Wilmer - Sweden

<div class="cc-clear" style="text-align:justify;"></div> <div class="cc-clear" style="text-align:justify;"></div> <p><span style="color:#FFFFFF;"> Only Summer </span></p> <div class="cc-clear" style="text-align:justify;">The brothers who now the run the business their parents started 20 years ago treat each sofa as an individual and make them to the highest standards - combining comfort, style...

Mathilda – Sweden

 Mathilda – Sweden

<div class="cc-clear" style="text-align:justify;"></div> <div class="cc-clear" style="text-align:justify;"></div> <div class="cc-clear" style="text-align:justify;">Mathilda only started her business recently, but from childhood she had a passion for working with her hands. Sitting in her garage the time flies by as she spends hours and hours on her exclusive fabrics or candles. It is her way of...

Tomeu - Mallorca

 Tomeu - Mallorca

<div class="cc-clear"></div> <div class="cc-clear">The extraordinary skill of blowing glass and working it into beautiful objects constitutes one of the most precious art forms of our artistic tradition. <br /> Since 1800 in the glass-making ovens of Tomeu’s family and through successive generations, the artisans and master glassmakers have been at work, the air of their lungs and the agility...

Giovanni – Italia

 Giovanni – Italia

<blockquote> <div class="cc-clear" style="text-align:justify;"></div> </blockquote> <div class="cc-clear" style="text-align:justify;"></div> <div class="cc-clear" style="text-align:justify;">Giovannis masterpieces are made in Umbria, the very heart of Italy. What started as a hobby 20 years ago, has become Giovannis life, sumptuous hand made furniture. Giovanni started alone but has now 5...

Ranjit - India

 Ranjit - India

<div class="cc-clear">A magnificent blend of vivid original ideas, beautiful design, and intricate execution.<br /> Pottery has always been significant and highly regarded in Indian culture. From experts molding clay and creating utility items to deities of worship, sculptures, or toys, the list of items is long. Across India, there are a number of places famous for their remarkable potter...

Luh – Bali

 Luh – Bali

<div class="cc-clear">The waters surrounding the over 17,000 islands in the Indonesian archipelago have produced an abundance of stunning shells of all colours, shapes and sizes. <br /> Transforming the commonplace into the extraordinary is an art in itself and Luh has been doing exactly that all her life. Since as long as she can remember she’s been making everyday objects as well as wind...

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