Mario Sierra & Karen Hay-Edie

Northern Ireland

Mourne Textiles is a design-led manufacturer of handwoven products based in County Down. For three generations their master-weavers have produced the mid-century visions of Norwegian design pioneer and founder, Gerd Hay-Edie. Now led by Gerd’s grandson Mario Sierra, Mourne Textiles creates contemporary home furnishings inspired by a rich weaving heritage, rooted in the landscape and community of Northern Ireland—but with a contemporary, international, collaborative outlook. By harnessing the skills and traditions of the past with a modern, contemporary aesthetic, Mourne Textiles create handwoven scarves, rugs and homeware products that acknowledge the rich heritage weaving in Northern Ireland while always maintaining modern relevance.

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