ALLEPPEY: A NEW COLLECTION BY SAFOMASI
I'm a huge fan of illustrator and art director Sarah Fotheringham's work (you're sure to have seen some of it if you've flown Indigo) and no less a fan of her lifestyle label Safomasi that she runs with her partner Maninder Singh. Based in New Delhi, the pair draw inspiration from India and travel to create inspired, delectable soft furnishings. And my favourite thing about the label? Grandmas are involved.
Their latest collection is Alleppey and I guess it's no surprise that a textile loving Keralaphile like myself would adore it so. The range of cushions and quilts features playful hand screenprinted (get a glimpse of the process here and here) motifs of coconut pickers climbing palms, boats on the backwaters, a fisherman casting his net, birds flying overhead, woven palm leaves and more in a fresh palette of hues that includes mint, lime, teal blue and coral. Too nice.