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ISHKAR spoke to The National News about the process of launching an online marketplace for artisans living in war-torn countries.

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inews
  • 18.06.21

  ISHKAR traveller Annabel Illingworth writes about her experience Skiing in Afghanistan in 2020. You can read the full article here

Livingetc
  • 04.03.21

ISHKAR was featured in Livingetc as part of an article on zero waste craft.  'While the craftspeople we work with are attuned to the global conv...

Wallpaper
  • 19.01.21

ISHKAR lapis tumbler featured in Wallpaper* Design Awards 2021.

Positive News
  • 18.01.21

'The Covid facemasks that support people living in conflict zones' ISHKAR's series of "peace face masks" made in Ukraine, Somalia and Columbia w...

DEZEEN
  • 13.01.21

'In this interview, ISHKAR co-founder Flore de Taisne says she hopes to change perceptions of places labelled as war zones.'

I-D Vice
  • 30.12.20

Louise Follain shares in I-D photos from her trip with ISHKAR to the Bamiyan Province. 'Providing another vision of countries at war, through ph...

Pretty Good Business
  • 18.12.20

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...

The Times
  • 09.12.20

ISHKAR was featured in The Times' "best UK homeware and furniture sales for winter 2020".

The Expater
  • 03.12.20

ISHKAR's Zohak necklace in Lapis was featured in The Expater's top 10 ethical Christmas gifts.

Forbes
  • 25.09.20

ISHKAR's Syrian Block Printing Workshop with Zena Sabbagh was featured as part of Forbes' '10 Highlights To Look Out For At London Craft Week 20...

The Guardian
  • 18.07.20

ISHKAR Peace Mask made in Ukraine featured in The Guardian's "20 Masks for all occasions" guide.

COVER Magazine
  • 10.12.19

COVER Magazine. Issue 57 ISHKAR's Three River Carpets were featured in COVER Magazine. Produced by the team behind HALI, COVER is packed full ...

Stylist Magazine
  • 02.04.19

The Four Rivers ring was listed in The Style List focusing on Female Start-Ups.

House & Garden
  • 15.03.19

ISHKAR spoke to House & Garden about handmade glass, ceramics and woodwork from countries at war.

Shado Magazine
  • 29.01.19

ISHKAR spoke to Shado Magazine about the new series of beautiful, powerful and intriguing images captured by photographers from conflict zones.

SUITCASE Magazine
  • 11.12.18

Flore and Edmund discuss ISHKAR and life in Afghanistan for travel magazine SUITCASE.

Remodelista
  • 28.11.18

ISHKAR's glassware was featured in Remodelista's Holiday Gift Guide 2018: 'Gifts That Give Back.'

Vogue
  • 15.11.18

Vogue.fr featured ISHKAR & Amélie Pichard's jewellery collaboration.

Metal Magazine
  • 09.07.18

'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
  • 24.01.18

Flore and Edmund were selected for Forbes 30 Under 30 Social Entrepeneurs in 2018

The New York Times
  • 07.12.17

'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.'

The Guardian
  • 16.11.17

“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.

CRAFTS MAGAZINE
  • 02.11.17

A four double page spread on ISHKAR in one of the UK's most prestigious magazines for design and contemporary craft.

WE DEMAIN
  • 02.03.17

An interview focusing on ISHKAR's mission to create a fair and ethical craft industry.

BBC World News
  • 02.03.17

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.

Cause Artist
  • 02.03.17

Interview with Cause Artist founder and social entrepreneur, Grant Trahant.

Monocle
  • 02.03.17

For Monocle's Radio Podcast 'The Entrepreneurs', Edmund and Flore discuss the lessons they learned building ISHKAR from the bottom up

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