collection stories

Collection Stories | Talabartero Saddle Lamps

TALABARTERO COLLECTION SADDLE LAMPS The lamps in this collection are inspired by Colombia’s equestrian heritage, layered with a jewel-toned color palette that takes inspiration from the works of…

Collection Stories | Talabartero Leather Collection

"Imbued with a tactile spirit, l’aviva home’s richly detailed Talabartero collection fuses the time-honored craft of Colombian saddle-making with Fernando Botero’s bold use of color." - SURFACE MAGAZINE…
The story behind our Atzompa Lighting Collection, made by hand in Oaxaca, Mexico.

Collection Stories | Atzompa Lighting Collection

Our Atzompa Collection is created in the Oaxacan town of Santa María Atzompa, where the pottery-making tradition has roots tracing back to ancient Zapotec culture. Building on this…
l'aviva home árbol lamps, handmade from tropical hardwood in Bolivia.

collection stories | árbol table lamps

Bolivia is a country of wildly divergent landscapes and dozens of local tongues. The city of Santa Cruz, which sits in the lowlands of eastern Bolivia, is home…

collection stories | piedra lighting

THE INSPIRATION BEHIND THE COLLECTION, EXCERPTED FROM AN INTERVIEW WITH TALA: What inspired the new Piedra collection, and what does Tala bring to the collaboration? The inspiration for…
agave lighting collection, handblown glass pendants in modern and organic shapes.

collection stories | agave lighting

This collection is inspired by the distinctive shape and character of the piña—the heart of the agave plant—from which mezcal is made. Each lamp is individually and expertly…

collection stories | cobre lighting

Long transfixed by copper as a material and inspired by the form of Mexico’s traditional copper cooking pots — cazos de cobre — we followed the path to…

collection stories | khovar linen + wallpaper

In the tribal villages of Hazaribagh in northeastern India, indigenous Adivasi women paint their mud homes with rambling, figurative murals. A matrimonial ritual that takes place each spring,…
best luxury handmade Bolivian hammock in solid black

collection stories | bolivian hammocks

A six hour car ride from the Bolivian city of Santa Cruz, along the Rio Blanco, takes you deep into tropical riverbanks, unpaved roads, and the remote town…

collection stories | granada lanterns

Situated in southern Spain’s Andalusia region, the city of Granada is known for grand examples of Moorish architecture, including the famed Alhambra. It’s a place where cultures have…