An exciting example of linking traditional craftsmanship with modern lifestyle is the Indo-Canadian home-textile label Rajboori. Now, the industry experienced founder of the brand, Mitun Chakrabarti, wants to attract the European market and presents the collection at the trade fair Maison&Objet in Paris, Sept. 4th to 8th, 2009.
Rajboori stands for traditional silk handicrafts from India.The colorful bedspreads, quilts and pillow covers are made from organic Peace Silk in small factories in India, manufactured all by hand. The design, which combines traditional designs with modern aspects, is unique and created by New York-based designer Stephen Burks.
Rajboori currently seeks for distribution partners and fairtrade-affine stores in Germany and neighboring countries. Here you’ll find the exhibition invitation Rajboori @ MaisonObjet for download, follow this link to the Rajboori blog.
Good luck & success, Mitun!