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ASHE + LEANDRO

A one-of-a-kind collection of Tuareg-inspired sisal rugs, created in collaboration with New York design firm Ashe + Leandro. 

ASHE + LEANDRO SISAL & SUEDE HANDWOVENS

The collection features five heavenly styles that fuse tribal tradition with urban sophistication to create a signature look that is equal parts Saharan, Southwestern and South American.

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ASHE + LEANDRO HANDWOVEN YARNS

Our handwoven yarn set offers 19 sisal colors and 8 suede colors. So you can customize colorways to create a rug that is perfect for your project and handwoven to order.

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ASHE + LEANDRO SUEDE TASSELS

Tuareg-inspired suede tassels add tribal beauty and an artisanal finish. An exclusive option to the collection, each tassel is intrinsic to the rug pattern and unique to each rug style, hand-knotted from rich suede yarns.

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THE COLLABORATION INSPIRATION + INVENTION

When design duo Ashe + Leandro approached Merida about translating a Tuareg rug pattern, our design team saw an opportunity to do something truly inventive with handwoven sisals. Our Brazilian weaving partner ran with the idea, and a collaboration was born.

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"Rugs either make a statement or work as a neutral base to layer everything on. Our collection with Merida manages to do both."

- Ariel Ashe