Contemporary craft for aesthetes
Hand made pieces using natural fibres that express a modern concept are the personification of ÁBBATTE’s philosophy. Always favouring handcrafted work, it is a project that promotes contemporary craft.
Our team is constantly searching for beauty and authenticity, bringing together history, science, botany and the textile industry in every piece.
ÁBBATTE’s pieces are carefully handwoven using traditional methods by a team of local weavers who, with great attention to detail, create special objects to be used everyday.
In the western world, the most powerful ally of beauty has always been light, however in traditional Japanese aesthetics, it is essential to capture the enigma of shade.
In his essay In Praise of Shadows, Japanese writer Junichirô Tanizaki, describes how beauty is not a “substance” in itself, but the combination of light and darkness. This combination is produced by the coming together of different elements that form the layered tones of various kinds of shadows.
ÁBBATTE shares this concept of beauty associated with the contrast of light and shade.
ÁBBATTE finds its essence in the details and the making of unique pieces, shining a spotlight on the natural characteristics of the textile fibres.
This new kind of craftsmanship combines the traditional with the contemporary, the avant-garde with expertise; a design that focuses on emotions, inspired by evocative materials and clean lines.
It is a complex endeavour but also a manual task that conveys tranquility, leading to a one-off result. Each piece is made from different yarns and unique colours, meaning ÁBBATTE’s pieces are made to last
ABBATTE makes high quality textiles, creating useful pieces that don’t follow trends. The aim of ÁBBATTE is to combine age-old textile techniques with a clean aesthetic in response to a new way of life.
Nowadays, people are looking for brands that help make the word a better place. Corporate social responsibility is very important, especially towards the environment, such as creating the only botanical garden with dye plants in the area.
Text: María Olmos Mochales
Photos: Pablo Gómez – Ogando