The Bohemian (or Boho) design captures the carefree and experimental essence of the namesake lifestyle. A bohemian interior décor is characterized as casual, a bit unconventional and infused with artistic elements. Dressing your home that way is anything but boring. It’s fashion-forward, relaxed, cozy and very stylish genre of decorating. Creating a stylish bohemian home […]
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I can’t get over the fact that interior designers can still find ingenious new ways to turn tables into works of art. You’d think there’s only so many different ways to reinvent a board with 4 legs, but these 35 examples of brilliant and artistic table design will prove you wrong. What makes these tables so awesome […]
Chances are, you don’t wash your towels nearly as much as experts now say you should. A new peer reviewed report from the University of Arizona found that 89% of kitchen towels carried coliform bacteria. Furthermore, 25% of kitchen towels tested positive for E.coli. That’s the same stuff we find in animals’ digestive tracts. Hell, It’s the same stuff […]
You’ve probably heard the term Turkish Towel thrown around a lot. We wanted to answer any questions you might have about what makes a turkish towel, why it’s better and how it’s different from a regular towel. Lets jump right in.
A pestemal is a traditional flat woven turkish towel. They’re wildly underutilized in Western home & bath decor – we think this should change! Here are 5 beautiful and absolutely ON POINT interior home designs that utilize pestemal.
Turkish textiles are renowned around the world for being beautiful, well made and just a great value. We decided to dig a little deeper and find out exactly what makes Turkish textiles better. So first – lets talk a little bit about the history of Turkish textiles.
Who Are The Artisans? From Left to Right: Süzan, Özcan, Durmuş, Sezai, Osman, Remzi. These 6 artisans are the ones who loomed your pestemal. Osman himself has more than 45 years experience hand-looming towels.
We got back from Turkey two days ago, tired and exhausted. Now that we’ve rested up a bit we wanted to recount our trip and describe everywhere we went. During our trip, we made some amazing friends from some unexpected places…we hope you all get the chance to visit Turkey some day too! We arrived in […]
So you’re looking to buy yourself a nice new bath towel set. Great! One of the first things you must decide is what kind do you want? The textile market is utterly saturated with different companies marketing different terms to try to trick uneducated consumers. Is Pima cotton really the best cotton in the world (psst. […]
Have you wondered how exactly Turkish towels are made? What makes them different from a regular towel? The video below contains a few words directly from our manufacturer in Babadag, along with clips that illustrate the incredible care and effort that go into making each of our pestemal towels. The crafting of pestemals is a tradition that has been […]