This typical kind of handweaving was
inspired by Mayan textiles, specifically
Discover the enduring legacy of Mexican textiles and weaving. Centuries ago, Mesoamerican cultures worshipped weaving gods, while Aztecs embraced fibers like yucca, palm, and cotton. Over time, this artistry evolved, further enriched by Spanish colonization.
In the 1950s, handwoven PVC took center stage with the iconic Acapulco chair, inspired by Mayan textiles, particularly the hammock. Embracing tradition with a touch of abstract innovation, this technique melds new materials while honoring the same weaving techniques.Timeless pieces as a result, an ideal candidate for reinvention and reinterpretation.
This balance of material and air weaves a contemporary narrative, the combination of nuances of past and present woven into a contemporary form.
The precise procedure enhances
its physical characteristics
Modern PVC weaving is still done by hand. In substitution of tree bark and plant fibers, PVC is used to ensure a longer life span.