Mood Indigo

by Jennie Nunn

Originating in China and popular in Japan for centuries, the ancient art of shibori,
a manual-resist dyeing technique, involves using fabric that is folded, tied or bunched, then dipped into a natural indigo dye. Prep the home for summer with these artful wares echoing the shibori technique in varying patterns.

Mobile Art
Designed with FSC-certified wood, the Modern Screen in shibori can be easily transported room to room for different looks and uses; it’s constructed with certified Certipur-US foam and meets standards for low-VOC emissions and strength. theinside.com

Thinking Global
Instantly transform the living room with the Indigo Shibori Throw, woven by local artisans in India with hand-spun cotton. jaysonhome.com

Ink Master
Constructed using approximately 40 plastic water bottles and crafted in India, the Indigo Blue Shibori Indoor Outdoor Pouf adds a global-inspired look to the home office or guest suite. worldmarket.com

Seating Area
Add a statement piece with character to any space with the shibori Cocktail Chair featuring FSC-certified wood. theinside.com

Stay Mindful
Nearly 1,050 single-use plastic bottles were used to make the striking Shibori Eco-Friendly Indoor/Outdoor Recycled Rug. potterybarn.com

Feeling Blue
Conceived by Amira Marion, founder of Brooklyn–based textile company Archive New York (committed to Fair Trade principles and paying homage to Mayan culture), these Indigo Shibori Tassel Pillows are hand-dyed in Guatemala with 100-percent indigo. anthropologie.com

Design Star
Sydney, Australia-based Pepa Martin and Karen Davis of textile design studio Shibori, designed the vinyl-free Shibori Star Wallpaper made from FSC-certified forests and printed with water-based ink. miltonandking.com

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