Hand-Stamped Hemp Pillows by Alburno

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New from Alburno by Nicolo’ Bottarelli, Primari is a collection of pillows printed with scenes from ancient life. The throw pillows are made of hemp fabric, which was manufactured by the artisan workshop Bertozzi. Alburno then stamped the fabric with original illustrations by Ilaria Faccioli. Playfully depicting scenes of early people in nature, the stamps tell a story and give the design a homemade feel. The stamps themselves were handcrafted from metal and pear wood, an Italian take on the nearly universal tradition of printing. To be released October 15, 2014, the decorative pillows come in traditional black, indigo, and rust colors. Pre-order from Alburno for 90€.

Holly

Holly

Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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