Join us as we visit the farming cooperative, Terre De Lin, in Normandy to learn about their farming practices and the meticulous care that goes into cultivating the flax we use in our linen products. Watch the film here.
From the iconic boardgame, to ancient tombs, New York taxis, and international runways, the classic check needs no introduction. Now from our design office, it takes a contemporary spin. Read the full story of the Willow Beach Towel, here.
In conversation with Lucie-Panis Jones, a young textile designer and weaver, now adding new creative flair to Mungo Cape Town on 78 Hout Street.
As colder weather calls, the light layers of our new Linen Scarf make for cosy comfort.
Woven from the finest linen threads at the Mungo Mill, and photographed in Groot Bank near Plettenberg Bay.
A reflection on the fragility of supply chains, and the importance of being adaptable.
The production of linen yarn is a multi-step process. And without compromise, it takes time. Introducing our new Space Grey Linen Bedding – and the time and craft that went into making it…
Discussing the historic Willow Weave design with the Master Weaver himself, Stuart Holding.
Our Kamma Linen Bedding is now available in a dreamy new colourway, Grey Mist. Woven with a unique melange fleck that adds visual texture. Italian-spun, woven by us.
Our head designer, Lenore Schroeder recently fulfilled a longtime dream of owning her own loom. Here’s her story of finding, assembling and weaving on a beautiful old handloom.
Mungo has been looking for GOTS-certified organic cotton for some time. This is the story of our search for organic cotton in Turkey.
Mungo? Mango?! We often are confronted with this conundrum. Read more to find out the secret behind our name.
Bamboo has a range of amazing benefits. This simple plant is super eco-friendly and creates a luxuriously soft fabric. Read on to learn more about this sustainable fibre.
We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again – linen is an absolute marvel of nature! Luxurious comfort and elegance, as well as practicality and durability, are just a few of the countless benefits of this amazing fiber. Mungo is super proud to be one of a few linen weavers in South Africa, and …
Light, luxurious and long-lasting, linen leads the way when it comes to linen bedding. Read more about this earth-friendly fibre, and why it offers the ultimate in comfort, here.
One of the world’s oldest fabrics, linen is woven from the fibers of the flax plant and is a completely natural resource. No part of the flax plant is wasted; the left over linseeds, oil, straw and fiber are used in everything from lino and soap to cattle feed and paper. Few products are so efficiently used as flax.
The difference between cotton and linen may be slight to most, but it is interesting to know how and why these fibers are used in the way they are. Linen is one of the oldest recognized fibers around and dates back thousands of years. There have been records of linen that are over 4000 years …