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Adapting to Modern Design - Repurposing Kuba Cloth

Friday, June 23, 2017

This blog illustrates how long textiles woven by the Kuba people can be re-purposed as tapestries for use in modern interiors....

Beauty Re-envisioned – Repurposed Kuba Cloth

Friday, June 06, 2014

Kuba cloth are traditional woven textiles made by the people of the Kuba Kingdom in Central Africa. However, sometimes reaching over twenty feet in length these textiles are hard to present. We approached this challenge by re-purposing them into upholstery for contemporary furniture and unique geometric wall hangings that maintain, even enhance, their original beauty...

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