Begins with responsible material sourcing, as this forms a key chapter in a product’s story. By operating transparently, ASILI offers the design community an assurance of integrity.
Supports artisans in their trade and through this support, contributes to the preservation of culturally significant crafts. Our aim is to attract a new global market, reviving the neglected traditions and materials of East Africa.
Educates both designer and customer about the potential of a material that they may have never previously used before.
Results in the creation of a modern artifact. We filter traditional techniques and natural materials through a contemporary lens, to create something new and timeless.