LIKHA MEANS “TO CREATE” - A CELEBRATION OF CRAFTSMANSHIP
Our mission is to empower artisan families to overcome poverty by reimagining time-honored local craft for the global marketplace.
We blend contemporary design and traditional techniques to create a unique aesthetic of understated elegance.
Together with our partners and master artisans, we continually explore, experiment, and innovate with natural materials to come up with original, relevant, and
We celebrate centuries-old craftsmanship passed on through generations.
Each product is handmade by master artisans in their local communities, a unique piece of art reflecting the essence of their craft.
We envision a world undivided. We foster collaboration by inviting local communities along on the creative journey.
We believe art is for all - we thus strive to sell our products at reasonable prices while ensuring the artisans and communities that created them get a fair share.
WE AT LIKHÂ LOVE THOUGHTFULLY HANDCRAFTED ARTISAN PRODUCTS - WE HOPE YOU DO TOO!
Our site features a collection of sustainably-sourced, ethically-made pieces ranging from home décor to fashion accessories. Our products are crafted from natural, eco-friendly materials including natural straw and plant fiber, coco coir, sustainably-sourced shells, and recycled wood. Designed in collaboration with our artisans, each item is painstakingly made by hand and features a blend of intricate traditional techniques and modern design.
We stand on the pillars of design, tradition, and inclusion. As a social enterprise, we work with communities in the Philippines to bring beautifully handcrafted pieces into the global market. Our makers are spread across the country, each with craft specific to culture, methods, and materials native to their region. We aim to provide more than just livelihood - through our partnership with local artisans, we hope to help uplift their status, develop their confidence and sense of self-worth, and uphold their dignity as craftspeople.
Handmade with love - always,
1. Beautiful things belong in beautiful homes.
2. Art, like artists, come in all shapes and sizes.
3. One product made by hand is worth ten made by steel.
4. Handmade products, through rare, should not be exclusive.
5. Traditional materials breathe life to modern settings.
6. Makers should get a fair share.
7. Everyone who cares about where their stuff comes from has every right to do so.