Tulu Istanbul, Turkey

Based in Istanbul, Tulu Textiles has an extensive range of prints based on designs from across the ancient silk routes.

Elizabeth Hewitt, Tulu’s designer and owner, began her work as an antique textile dealer and collector. A constant traveler – to India, Central Asia, Indonesia, Burma, Morocco, Spain – Elizabeth is constantly collecting – fabrics, objects, sights, sounds, colors, stories – and incorporating them into her work.

As her friends will attest, Elizabeth is a great storyteller, and her fabrics are artistic versions of her infectious stories told over one or ten cocktails. Tulu is full of stories. not only in the names of fabrics and bedding collections – Stella, Melvin, Kezban, Madame Thar, Lu-si – all of them real people in Elizabeth’s wide circle of friends and influences – but also in the character of the designs themselves. Elizabeth’s unique combination of scale and saturated color make her designs bold and beautiful or sophisticated and unassuming, as if they are telling us their story in their own language.

View the full collection at tulutextiles.com.

Shop selected items in The Market, our online store.