We help artisans evolve their craft for a global audience, while at the same time, preserving traditional techniques with centuries of history.
The Levant is a region that’s rich with cultural heritage and valuable traditional crafts. However, recent events in the region have caused it’s craft enterprise to dwindle and left the youth without a connection to their cultural heritage. Discover the extraordinary work done by Turquoise Mountain to preserve the region’s culture and knowledge.
Our work at Artisan & Fox wouldn’t be possible without our incredible partners. This Field Notes goes behind-the-scenes to better understand the origins of TKS, our partner for the Threads Of Syria project. Discover how TKS has manifested over the years through a bottom-up approach that turns informal, honest conversations with refugee women into action with their Founder Dana Kandalaft.
Did you know that coral reefs are more than just homes for sea creatures? Known as the ‘Rainforests of the Sea’, coral reefs cover less than 1% of the ocean, but are home to almost 25% of all known marine species. However, these beautiful ecosystems are facing risks of extinction due to global warming, pollution and overfishing.
We’ve always believed that ethical businesses can change the narrative for entire ecosystems in developing regions. At Artisan & Fox, we seek to uncover the human stories behind the things we love and wear, and this includes knowing the origin of our materials. We’ve heard so many wonderful stories about organic cotton, but wondered, is organic cotton truly a better alternative to the regular cotton, or is it simply a marketing tool?
As an ethical business that seeks to provide artisans across the Majority World with a platform to share their craft with the international market, cultural appropriation is a topic close to our heart. Here’s what we think could be healthy cultural exchange that benefits its original makers and respects the cultural origins.
With our new Threads Of Syria capsule collection, our project has a firm belief in development beyond aid. Development agencies and workers are crucial to the alleviation of suffering, but there is also a need to go beyond aid in providing dignified economic opportunity for refugees.
With women driving 70+% of all consumer purchases globally, women as consumers also have the power to alleviate the unfair treatment of other women and girls in developing regions, and push for the rights they deserve by being more conscious in how we consume.
Aditi Mayer is a fashion & documentary photographer, journalist, and creator behind ADIMAY.com. A passionate activist, Aditi expounds on art for social action. We asked her a couple of questions in our latest series with trailblazers in the sustainability and ethical fashion space, Style Notes.
At Artisan & Fox, we believe in honoring our original makers and the extraordinary stories behind each craftsmanship. This Christmas, gift ethically with our curation of extraordinary craft, suitable for any budget
An informal letter from our Founder on the growth of our first artisan partner Prem, and our theory of change for our global artisan partners.