WE SOURCE AND CREATE UNIQUE HAND-MADE ARTISAN TEXTILES THAT COMMUNICATE CULTURAL STORIES OF EXOTIC LOCATIONS
Paradise Road source and design distinctive one-of-a-kind fabrics from around the globe to create exclusive bedding rich with stories of symbolic meanings, community, environment and the spiritual language of life.
Paradise Road Founder and Creative Director, Mehera Rowan, selects each fabric from highly skilled artisans.
We are constantly evolving and researching to find the finest sustainable fabrics to work with. Look out for future designs in luxuriously soft tencel and bamboo with our signature white border composition. Please join our mailing list for updates.
A SHORT HISTRY OF GLOBAL TEXTILES THAT HAVE INSPIRED OUR BEDDING COLLECTIONS
Batik is a decorative textile art technique of wax-resist dyeing applied to cloth. It's Javanese name refers to making marks with dots or spots.
Batik is though to be an ancient craft that has been handed down for thousands of years, although it's origin is unknown, the techniques have been linked to ancient Egypt, Turkey, India, China, Japan and Africa. These countries have been using the wax-resist dyeing technique for centuries, however it is on the island of Java in Indonesia that this art form was mastered to its highest level and value, namely in the royal courts as a symbol of prosperity and social standing.
Batik depicts through decorative motifs, patterns and colours, the historical, cultural and spiritual stories of the people, communities and its natural environment, within the Indonesian archipelagos.
WATERCOLOUR BATIK & COPPER BLOCK STAMPING
Hand-dyed watercolour effects created on cloth, usually cotton, using the wax-resist dyeing technique. Embellished with patterns or images created from screen printing or intricately wired copper stamps.
INDIAN EMBROIDERED SILK BROCADE
A rich textile known for its craftsmanship in Baranas & Varanasi region of Uttar Pradesh in India.
Luxuriously ornamented and imprinted interlacing fabric in coloured silks, often threaded with gold or silver metallic embroidered designs throughout or in sections.
Each piece being uniquely crafted and highly valued for its intricacies, however the designs woven into Indian brocades are often Persian in origin.