Pampa‘s TEXTURAL latest textile collection is a celebration of the tactile beauty of slow process craftsmanship.
The homewares brand is based in Australia but inspired by the fertile flat areas of Argentina “La pampa“. In the Quechua language this means “flat areas between the mountains”, it is also the place where all the collections are made. Co-founders Victoria Aguirre (Argentinean) and Carl Wilson (Australian) wish to preserve and pass on to the next generations the traditional manual weaving that is slowly fading away.
The collections are a call to nature and traditions, honoring slow processes, in connection with local artisans as every piece is ethically made and fairly traded.
Pampa‘s TEXTURAL collection is an ode of natural textures, luxurious and tactile rugs and cushions, made of untreated wool, preserving this way the rawness of this honest material. A down to earth collection that adds to any living room a seventies’ vibe, yet with a contemporary twist. The colors recall the beginning of a soft fall, those days where the sun is still bright but the air is already a bit colder. Those first days where all one needs is a cosy place to admire the sweet metamorphosis of nature and indulge in some soft and tactile perceptions.
If you follow Eclectic trends, you know we have been talking about the increasing importance of tactility for some time now. Touch is one of the senses whose importance will keep growing more and more in the coming years as our everyday is flooded by digital technology and devices.
As several scientific studies have shown, the importance of the tactile sense is central not just to our human development but also has a proven lasting effect on our overall wellbeing.
According to Daniel Keltner, professor of psychology at University of California, Berkeley:
“In recent years, a wave of studies has documented some incredible emotional and physical health benefits that come from touch. This research is suggesting that touch is truly fundamental to human communication, bonding, and health.”
The restoration and promotion of our wellbeing have become one of our top priorities. Enhanced tactility has the proven effect of reconnecting to our sensory physicality and, doing so, reducing our anxiety and stress. For this reason, we will look for elements that can help us to stimulate this sense, in particular in our home, our personal healing temple.