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The Good Gifts Guide: Suitcase Magazine's go-to address book for guilt-free festive shopping, featuring a selection of ISHKAR products, incl...
Taliban takeover leaves Afghan jewellers in limbo: Charities and NGOs issue global plea of support for female artisans who are still unclear as ...
Cloth of heaven: striking furnishings made with linen. Our Beirut quilt was featured as part of a round-up of linen furnishings and homewares. S...
Model Malika El Maslouhi discusses her recent collaboration with ISHKAR in Vogue Arabia. 'El Maslouhi’s passion for uplifting regional talent ex...
The National News
ISHKAR spoke to The National News about the process of launching an online marketplace for artisans living in war-torn countries.
'The Covid facemasks that support people living in conflict zones' ISHKAR's series of "peace face masks" made in Ukraine, Somalia and Columbia w...
Pretty Good Business
ISHKAR co-founder Edmund Le Brun spoke to Pretty Good Business about the importance of believing in your brand and the ins and outs of running a...
ISHKAR's Zohak necklace in Lapis was featured in The Expater's top 10 ethical Christmas gifts.
ISHKAR Peace Mask made in Ukraine featured in The Guardian's "20 Masks for all occasions" guide.
COVER Magazine. Issue 57 ISHKAR's Three River Carpets were featured in COVER Magazine. Produced by the team behind HALI, COVER is packed full ...
The Four Rivers ring was listed in The Style List focusing on Female Start-Ups.
House & Garden
ISHKAR spoke to House & Garden about handmade glass, ceramics and woodwork from countries at war.
ISHKAR spoke to Shado Magazine about the new series of beautiful, powerful and intriguing images captured by photographers from conflict zones.
Flore and Edmund discuss ISHKAR and life in Afghanistan for travel magazine SUITCASE.
'The project is definitely changing the discourse about refugees, usually treated as a mass of passive and helpless people'. An interview with ISHKAR's founders in Metal Magazine.
Forbes 30 Under 30: Social Entrepreneurs 2018
Flore and Edmund were selected for Forbes 30 Under 30 Social Entrepeneurs in 2018
The New York Times
'When Edmund Le Brun and Flore de Taisne left Afghanistan in 2015, they wanted to continue helping a country that they had come to cherish after three years of living in Kabul.'
“These places have incredible traditions of making,” says Edmund. “But their stories are not heard in the west, and people here have no access to them.” With Ishkar, he and Flore hope to help change that.
A four double page spread on ISHKAR in one of the UK's most prestigious magazines for design and contemporary craft.
BBC World News
In a live interview on BBC World News ISHKAR co founder Edmund Le Brun discusses the challenges Afghanistan's craftsmen face and how ISHKAR hopes to overcome them.
Interview with Cause Artist founder and social entrepreneur, Grant Trahant.