Archive New York
Archive New York is a Brooklyn based home textile collection founded in 2014 by Amira Marion. Growing up in a home full of Guatemalan textiles collected by her parents during trips there in the 1970s, Amira's love for textiles found a natural direction, interpreting Guatemalan traditional motifs and weaving methos for her collection: Archive New York.
Archive NY start the design process by hunting down antique and increasingly rare fabric samples, illustrations and photos of beautiful handwoven textiles. They then reconnect with the original artisan group associated with each design.
The brand philosophy is to honour the integrity of Mayan culture and heritage: They carefully preserve each original textile, pattern and design to archive Mayan artisanal craft techniques while committing to Fair Trade principles.