The luxe interior market is a world that craves a special newness with a storied history. In Vientiane, I saw a family-run silk mill that has developed an incredible hand-woven leather and silk fabric that is supplied to international designers.
Hand-woven leather and silk patented technique
The patented technique starts by cutting the leather is into finely cut micro strips, which are then hand-woven onto silk looms. The silk is naturally dyed using organic Laotian pigments.
Hand woven leather and silk, Vientiane, Laos
The fabric – supplied to internationally acclaimed interior designers – is used for wall coverings, windows, and furniture (residential, hotels, restaurants, yachts, airplanes, etc).
Woven leather and silk, Lao, Vientiane