Back to Roots with Tucker Robbins

Renowned furniture designer Tucker Robbins has a vision for world peace. (more…)

Written by DARA Artisans.Aug 12, 2015
Learn more and shop Pilgrim Waters.

The Art of Bhutanese Weaving

Textile experts widely acknowledge Bhutanese weaving to be among the most sophisticated and time consuming in the world.


Written by DARA Artisans.Jun 23, 2015
Peter Whittlesey Journal img 1

Got Laos

Americans’ perception of Laos has changed dramatically since Peter Greenberg, renowned travel writer and Today Show contributor, wrote about the country in April 2008: “Laos is a true magical mystery tour. Few Americans visit. Fewer understand it.”


Written by DARA Artisans.Apr 21, 2015

Exhibition : Acoma Pottery

Acoma pots represent the apogee of traditional craft—the ideal marriage of function and form, perfected over generations of tutelage and practice. We are delighted to share this impeccable collection of Acoma pottery, produced by some of the art form’s most revered masters.  (more…)

Written by DARA Artisans.Feb 12, 2015

Simon Alcantara : Material Evidence

Simon Alcantara rediscovers an old favorite—and shares it with us at DARA. (more…)

Written by DARA Artisans.Oct 28, 2014

Jim Franco : Pursuit of the Essential

“When I hold one of my pieces, it just makes me happy,” says ceramicist Jim Franco. (more…)

Written by DARA Artisans.Sep 22, 2014

Aboubakar Fofana : Blue Sky Dreaming

Aboubakar Fofana has found art in the ancient tradition of indigo dyeing.


Written by DARA Artisans.Jul 20, 2014
Our Mission

DARA Artisans promotes cultural curiosity and a sense of discovery by offering a sophisticated edit of handmade artisan crafts to an audience seeking authentic, responsibly sourced designs with a modern aesthetic.