New Lao Ceramics at i:cat gallery

New Lao Ceramics at i:cat gallery

In 2019, Lao Disabled Women Development Center started to produce cookstoves and the project grew from an interest in expanding the products. Last year, I visited the Center for a donation and employees made us had a tour, where we could saw cookstoves and mugs branded with NGOs active here. I remember asking if tailor [...]

My “made in Laos” bathroom

My “made in Laos” bathroom

Few days back, I was sharing on Instagram stories products from my bathroom. What was common to these products? They were all "made in Laos", a value I cherish more and more, but also due to the choice we have today, obviously wider than what it used to be 5 years ago. So let's go [...]

Dakdae shop

Dakdae shop

ດັກແດ້ Dakdae - or the cocoon of a new way of shopping in Vientiane. "Dakdae is Lao name which mean cocoon, a cocoon that looks all the same when they are young but in fact it hidden different beauty, talents and characteristic in side that might not able to visualize. But one day, these cocoon [...]

Urban Cotton Co.

Urban Cotton Co.

I will never say it enough, I love made in Lao products, so when I read about the opening of Urban Cotton Co. shop, promoting Lao skills, of course I had to visit! The shop advocates for "promoting traditional skills through modern style". And what a gorgeous shop! Urban Cotton Co. displays some beautiful cotton [...]