OUR STORY

OUR STORY

The foundation of Umber & Ochre is the unique handmade nature of our textiles. Growing up in Mumbai, founder, Kunal Desai, was surrounded b...

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OUR VALUES

OUR VALUES

Transparency, sustainability, and longevity. Skillful craftsmanship which results in durable construction. Every step of our supply chain suppor...

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FROM FIELD-TO-FABRIC

FROM FIELD-TO-FABRIC

Similar to the ‘farm-to-table’ slow food movement, we use a ‘field-to-fabric’ philosophy.  Our materials are ethically sourced from fiber to f...

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OUR SUPPLY CHAIN

OUR SUPPLY CHAIN

Travel and traditional Indian handicraft is a passion and goes hand-in-hand with our work. We travel directly to the origins of our makers, oft...

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PEDAL WEAVING

PEDAL WEAVING

In a small village in Gujarat, Western India, we partner with family-run weavers. There are about 50-60 village weavers and they handloom our cot...

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NATURAL DYEING

NATURAL DYEING

In a small vibrant village full of markets, storefronts and colorful buildings, we partner with a small family-run natural dyeing facility. Located...

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BLOCK PRINTING

BLOCK PRINTING

With a deep family history of masterful printing since the 1500's, the sustainable and ethical tradition of block printing is kept alive at this...

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