A Special Alchemy of Color and Texture from Design Ateliers

A Special Alchemy of Color and Texture from Design Ateliers

As part of a series of “fireside chats” sponsored by R.I.S.E. Artisan Fund, Hema Shroff Patel and Maddalena Forcella discussed their approach to design, heritage crafts, and their design studios. Both designers work collaboratively with highly skilled spinners, dyers,...
Providing Healthcare Access and Empowering Women in Rural Nigeria

Providing Healthcare Access and Empowering Women in Rural Nigeria

Over 52% of Africa’s population live in rural communities. Africa and Asia are the only continents where the rural population outnumbers urban. The World Bank reports six out of every 10 persons in sub-Saharan Africa live in a rural area – that’s over 656 million...