WELCOME TO STORIES BEHIND THINGS

WELCOME TO STORIES BEHIND THINGS

WELCOME TO STORIES BEHIND THINGS

WELCOME TO STORIES BEHIND THINGS

WELCOME TO STORIES BEHIND THINGS

WELCOME TO STORIES BEHIND THINGS

WELCOME TO STORIES BEHIND THINGS

WELCOME TO STORIES BEHIND THINGS

WELCOME TO STORIES BEHIND THINGS

WELCOME TO STORIES BEHIND THINGS

WELCOME TO STORIES BEHIND THINGS

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Collective Stories

Jutami Lumbar Cushion

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Description

Woven from the all-natural plant fiber jute and wool from New Zealand, the Jutami Lumbar Cushion is a stunning statement piece, adding warmth and style to your space.  

 

Handcrafted by skilled artisans in India.

 

Size 100 x 135cm
 

The cushion comes with a spiral hollowfibre cushion pad.
 

Disclaimer:

All of our products are handmade, which means you may find slight variations in sizes, designs and colours.

Why we love it

This item is beautifully handcrafted by skilled artisans in India. Click on the link to discover more.

Sizing

Size 100 x 135cm



Collective Stories connect with artisans to develop relationships based on transparency and respect and they trade fairly with cooperatives that incorporate Fair Trade principles, set their own prices and offer a safe and flexible work environment. See below for a range of artiscooperatives around the world that Collective Stories proudly work with. 


  • San Juan, Guatemala: In 1992, five women, Celestina, Martina, Encarnación, Rosario and Nicolasa, came together to create the San Juan Cooperative out of a need for work and to support their families and offer a better life for their children.
  • Nahualá, Guatemala: The women in the cooperative meet regularly to discuss new designs and develop their skills. To complete a full textile takes around three days and all ten weavers work from home, allowing them to take care of their families.
  • Negros Island, The Philippines: About 25 years ago, Ina, the wife of a sugar cane farmer in the Philippines, saw an opportunity to gather the workers wives to make handicrafts as a way of generating extra incomes for their families.
  • Teotitlán, Mexico: Defying cultural and gender norms in Teotitlán, Pastora started this cooperative over 20 years ago together with her mother, grandmother and a small group of women.

"To us, it is important that our products are handmade and to last by using quality materials as well as working with skilled artisans using generations of knowledge to create uniquely handcrafted products." - Pernille Brodersen, Pierre Luc, Founders of Collective Stories 


When we think about mindful consumption, cost per use is a way of evaluating whether or not your purchase is sustainable or not. Asking questions like “will I use/wear this piece more than 30 times?” “Will I fix it when it breaks?” “When I’ve finished using it, will I extent the lifespan of the item by giving it to someone I know/charity?” All of these actions will decrease the overall carbon footprint of your purchase.

How do you work out the cost per use? Divide the price of the product by 30! We use 30 as this is the average amount of uses items are thought to have.

Social justice and community engagement is at “the core of Collective Stories. By empowering communities across the world Collective Stories are helping to bring the voices within their supply chain to the forefront. “Everything we do, we want to do with a positive impact and a sense of purpose" - Pernille Brodersen, Pierre Luc, Founders of Collective Stories 


Collective Stories connect with artisans to develop relationships based on transparency and respect and they trade fairly with cooperatives that incorporate Fair Trade principles, set their own prices and offer a safe and flexible work environment. See below for a range of artiscooperatives around the world that Collective Stories proudly work with. 


  • San Juan, Guatemala


In 1992, five women, Celestina, Martina, Encarnación, Rosario and Nicolasa, came together to create the San Juan Cooperative out of a need for work and to support their families and offer a better life for their children.


  • Nahualá, Guatemala


The women in the cooperative meet regularly to discuss new designs and develop their skills. To complete a full textile takes around three days and all ten weavers work from home, allowing them to take care of their families.


  • Negros Island, The Philippines


About 25 years ago, Ina, the wife of a sugar cane farmer in the Philippines, saw an opportunity to gather the workers wives to make handicrafts as a way of generating extra incomes for their families.


  • Teotitlán, Mexico 


Defying cultural and gender norms in Teotitlán, Pastora started this cooperative over 20 years ago together with her mother, grandmother and a small group of women.




No animal prodcts are used in these products

For more sizing enquiries check out the sizing tab next to the product

The Story Behind Collective Stories

Collective-Stories was founded by Pernille Brodersen and Pierre Luc after a trip to Guatemala, where they were inspired by the country's beautiful handcrafted textiles and impressed by how fundamental weaving still is to the Maya culture today. 

 

With a passion for design and craftsmanship Pernille and Pierre wanted to learn how to backstrap weave directly from skilled artisans and came across a local foundation that offered full day courses with artisan master weavers.  Collective-Stories was founded with a passion for uniting thoughtful design and ethical craftsmanship. We work with master artisans around the world to celebrate their crafts and create timeless quality homeware. Collective Stories can founded out of a passion for uniting thoughtful design and ethical craftsmanship. Collective Stories products are carefully made by artisans and handcrafted out of natural materials that are tactile, long-lasting and add meaning to the home both aesthetically and sustainably.

Handcrafted products

"To us, it is important that our products are handmade and to last by using quality materials as well as working with skilled artisans using generations of knowledge to create uniquely handcrafted products."

Made By Hand

We connect with artisans to develop relationships based on transparency and Fair Trade principles. This collaboration enables the artisans to access sustainable employment, which builds a foundation for continued development, better living standards and help preserve local culture and traditional craft.


Made responsibly

Preserving the natural environment is deeply rooted in the ethos of the cooperatives we work with and they ensure that the raw materials are sustainable. We work with natural materials such as cotton, wool and buri to create our products. Where possible Collective Stories use natural dye for minimal environmental impact.

Made with care

Collective Stories produce slowly small handmade batches, which enable them to pay attention to details, materials and processes in order to make products that are made to last. The brand create simple yet sophisticated homeware mixing archaic techniques with modern aesthetic to create new essentials which will age beautifully.