Crazy for Kuba Cloth

While we’re discovering the wealth of intricate textiles that hail from Africa…let’s take a journey to the Congo.  Specifically, ALL things Kuba Cloth! Kuba textiles are unique to the ‘Democratic Republic of Congo’, formally known as Zaire.  The textiles themselves… Continue Reading

Modern Madness & Mali Mudcloth

The mad craze over the ancient modern geometrical shapes of Tribal Africa has stormed the confines of the design world once again!  Whether it be thru fashion or home decor; these bright, bold, and intriguing shapes have hypnotized the creative… Continue Reading

Color Your Life – Textiles

Interior designers are born to adorn spaces; they are very much like artists, they are given a blank canvas on which they can paint, design and add aesthetically pleasing colors. Adding vibrant-colored furniture and accessories is a great way to… Continue Reading

African Kuba Cloth :: Unexpectedly Modern

Source: Remodelista // Julie Carlson // You Are the River Kuba cloth is having a moment and here at MIX we get it. Tribal textiles are surprisingly versatile – with their organic textures and heavily graphic patterns and shapes –… Continue Reading

Blue is the New Black :: Indigo Dyed Textiles

I have seen a few articles and posts with that title “Indigo is the New Black” and even an interesting piece on a Malian indigo fabric artisan who studied in Africa and Japan and now runs a business out of… Continue Reading