Young people across the EU are moving from villages to the cities, as they always have. In search of work and a better life, they leave unique, ancient crafts and skills dying, with no one to pass them on to. Now, thanks to the Green Village Programme, these skills are being revived, gifted from generation to generation and enjoyed by young people from all over Europe
At the heart of Latvian textile brand Vuuven is their story. Rooted in folklore, Vuuven’s linens are woven on old looms with patience and love, winning customers’ hearts with their stylish, modern aesthetic. To find out more about their unique products and craft process, we talked to Oskars and Kristine, the couple behind the company.