Advento has just introduced a collection of custom-made rugs
made by hand in her native Philippines from woven leaves of the
abaca tree. They are available at Le Décor Francais, a New
York boutique owned and operated by Jacqueline Couman.
here to see Tibetan Rugs,
a 3-minute video introduction to Stephanie Odegard’s collections.
She has been involved in assisting developing countries’ traditional
crafts since she served in the Peace Corps in Fiji in 1976. After
stints with the UN and World Bank, she founded Odegard Inc., a revolutionary
company known for social responsibility, environmental sensitivity,
inspired design and excellent quality. Her “jewelry for the
home” will soon be visible on line.