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Ambassador to Artisans Series – In Conversation with Leslie Mittelberg, Swahili Imports

Leslie Mittelberg founded Swahili Imports, Inc. in June 1995. Leslie’s husband Dale held a Fulbright Scholar position at the University of Nairobi, and during the years the family lived in Kenya, Leslie fell in love with African artistry. Upon returning to the US, she founded her company and named it in honour of the people […]

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Ambassador to Artisans Series – In conversation with Hedvig Alexander, Powered By People

Hedvig Alexander is the VP of Community & Impact and Founder of Powered by People. Hedvig is a Danish Army Captain and Yale graduate. She founded Far + Wide Collective, an online platform with a network of 5,000 suppliers and 400 retailers in 18 countries. She led Building Markets, adding 1.6% to Afghan GDP (‘06),

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Ambassadors To Artisans Series – In Conversation with Ndumiso Dlamini, Design Network Africa

Ndumiso Dlamini’s tenure began in 2016 in the retail arm of the original iteration of Design Network Africa, learning the nuances of the local product ranges on a hands-on level and engaging customers through educating them about local handcrafted, authentic homeware product. This product knowledge combined with her vocational experience in the fashion industry allows

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Pooky x Collaborative Craft Projects

A delightful duo, Pooky has teamed up with Collaborative Craft Projects to produce a selection of beautifully organic, all natural pendants – launching 26th June. An authentic and meaningful partnership, each pendant has been handwoven by artisan craftswomen in Zimbabwe using Ilala palm, which is sustainably grown and harvested locally. The 4-piece collection brings elements

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