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Akar Design: Art, Architecture and Design.
Welcome to AKAR Design!
The bold, graphic array of Maptone can be traced to a collage made by Chilewich founder and creative director Sandy Chilewich. When cutting up sections of discarded printed materials (saved from old product development fabric), she adhered blocks of saturated color to a dark textile surface. Here transposed to a light background, the modular col...
Graymarket Block Printed Napkins
Set of 4 Napkins
100% Cotton Cambric
Machine wash cold with like colors, tumble dry
Iron on medium if desired
Hand block-printed using non-toxic AZO-free dyes
Designed in our studio, hand-block printed in Jaipur, India
These designs by Julia Lindpaintner were inspired by the designer’s memories of family gatherings where her grandmother would instruct the children to fold their own napkins. Created to encourage a return to reusable cotton napkins for everyday dining, the built-in instructions make the elegance of beautiful napkin folds accessible to all. Set o...
Made from plastic-free silicone & hand silk-screened with graceful designs, the Modern-twist Linen placemat delivers eco-friendly, elegant style to your home. Bring natural beauty to your table with this soft, beautifully translucent pattern that enhances any surface while keeping lead, latex, phthalates, BPAs, & other harsh chemicals fa...
Mini Basketweave is Chilewich's signature Basketweave in half time. Instead of four yarns over four, Mini Basketweave is two yarns over two, resulting in a quieter, less textural surface. Available in a wide spectrum of colors Mini Basketweave will enhance and elevate every dining occasion.
14'' l X 19'' w
Artist Michael Michaud captures all of nature’s beauty and exquisite detail in his home and garden collection, Table Art by Michael Michaud Design. Using his extensive knowledge of model making, natural elements are transformed into beautiful botanical and coastal decor for home and office. His exceptional use of metals allows the variety of fin...
The intense handworking of boro, the Japanese textiles born from necessity rather than aesthetics, was a starting point for Strike. This especially versatile weave was designed to provide a graphic foundation for any room. The high-contrast palette highlights the intricate pattern of paired stitches, which are arrayed in a subtle pattern that is...
A modern interpretation of madras, Chroma explores geometry and tonal variation on an expansive scale. Different colors in the warp and weft combine to create an iridescent effect that brings harmony to disparate hues and shades.
TO CLEAN: Simply wipe with soap, water and a soft sponge or cloth. Scrub stubborn stains with a soft bristle-brush a...
A subtle and versatile interpretation of geometric forms, this jacquard weave reveals different facets depending upon the angle from which it is viewed. One array of irregular polygons-always touching, never intersecting-comes to the fore while the other recedes, creating a dynamic surface that is also pleasing to the eye.
50x100cm / 20x79in
50x200cm / 20x79in
Made in France
55x150cm / 22x59in
55x200cm / 22x79in
Made in France