Jan 15, 2019 | By Sarah Housley
Aug 24, 2018
Treasure hunters Jan Swinkers and Aanyoung Yeh are the driving behind the Dutch homeware brand DOING GOODS. The creative pair travel around the world, finding hidden treasures to bring back to the Netherlands and sell. The brands ethos lies within the name ‘Doing Good’ – the duo are passionate and respectful of the countries and societies they do business with, and give back to the community through charity sponsorship.
They love being inspired by the curiosities they stumble upon half a world away, and applying that creativity to a fun-filled collection – the spirit of DG is young and adventurous!
The wide range of exotic and global-inspired homewares enables costumers to narrate their own animal kingdom on any scale within their home. Products include seahorse drawer knobs, palm tree and monkey candle holders and embroidered camel pillows amongst other tabletop, kitchenwares and textiles. The latest Tapis Amis collection includes new animal heads and body silhouette shaped rugs made from 100% wool in India. The relationship with a family rug making business in India started a few years ago, with the belief that local is always best. Today, Doing Goods say ‘each piece is the result of an indulgence in traditional techniques, patience and love for the artisanal craft’.
The Tapis Amis rug collection is exclusive to Doing Goods, and a with a new online store launching in the next two weeks, products will be available for worldwide shipping.
Having exhibited at NY NOW earlier in the month, the brand will be showcasing their latest collection next at Expo Haarlemmermeer and Maison & Objet in September.
To discover more about the latest animal patterns appearing across interiors or our Trend Analysis of NY Now Summer 2018 click here.
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