Mungo? Mango?! We often are confronted with this conundrum. Read more to find out the secret behind our name.
As part of Mungo’s Social Responsibility Initiative, MOVE, we recently hosted our second installment of the Kids of Kurland Kikoi Project. Read more about how 16 students got to design their very own kikoi colourway.
Passion project loading! Our Mungo Mill designer, Lenore Schroeder and Mungo Charleston shop manager, Rachel Neil have teamed up for a bit of cross-continental collaboration.
Linen and cotton are the two natural fibres we at Mungo use the most in our products. They both have long histories of use, are incredibly versatile and have great practical qualities. So how do these two superfabrics measure up against one another?
Mungo’s big move to the new mill at Old Nick Village. A photo gallery of the men who moved many tons of weaving machinery, and made it all possible.
Lenore Schroeder, our new designer tells us a bit about her career in the world of textiles and her experience working for Mungo.
Last month we hosted the Cape Weavers Guild for an exclusive show and tell at our inner city Micro Mill in Cape Town. We also chatted to Guild member Michael De Souza about his weaving journey.
Earlier this year, Dax Holding went to Italy to meet our new linen yarn supplier ‘Linificio Canapificio Nazionale’. They have been spinning since 1873 and their focus has become the production of the best quality linen in the world.
The new Mungo Mali is a vibrant textile range that features woven patterns inspired by traditional West African strip-cloth. The story behind this cloth began five years ago when Master Weaver Stuart Holding embarked on a trip to Mali to learn about this ancient textile tradition.
At the Mungo Mill we now have 7 working Dornier Looms which were all made in the 1970s (the older models, although slower, are more versatile). The latest addition being the Wide Width Dornier which arrived from the UK last year.