It is really heartening to see Indian and Asian influence on international design and products. Things that are used on a daily basis, or some that have been forgotten as 'old style' or 'traditional', are now being feted in international boutiques as the latest in chic home possession. Take a look at the latest catalogue of Toast to re-discover Indian utilitarian items - from the ubiquitous dibba (lunch box) to colorful lanterns to the humble madras checks to steel dinnerware :)
(All images: Toast catalogue)
On another note, also sharing with you a quick dose of goodness from the hammams of Turkey, brought to us by Tad'e Pays du Levant. This mouthful of a boutique has a range of products inspired by ancient traditions of hammam (Turkish bath), keeping in line with ethical and ecological trade. Take a look at Tad'e Pays du Levant for its delicious sounding products and lovely pictures...
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