From the iconic boardgame, to ancient tombs, New York taxis, and international runways, the classic check needs no introduction. Now from our design office, it takes a contemporary spin. Read the full story of the Willow Beach Towel, here.
A reflection on the fragility of supply chains, and the importance of being adaptable.
If you’ve had the chance to visit our flagship Cape Town store, you’ll be familiar with our most-loved loom, fondly known as ‘Hattie’. With the expansion of the Mungo Mill underway, we’ve brought her up to the Garden Route to join the rest of her clan – and to be reunited with those who truly know how to take care of her…
In 2017 we built the Mungo Mill – a culmination of our dream for open and transparent textile production. Over the last year we’ve been expanding this vision. This week we opened the doors to Phase 2.
Our bold, bright & generously sized Folly Beach Towel has been a long-favourite flat weave. Now we’ve relaunched it in Hermit Crab. We chatted to our designer, Lenore, about her process and inspiration.
The Cloverleaf Tablecloth is an enduring classic on the Mungo range. Inspired by an 18th century design, refined by our Master Weaver and woven from the finest Italian-spun linen threads. Read, and watch, the history behind this one-of-a-kind cloth on our blog.
Playing within the creative constraints of our antique shuttle looms, we designed and wove the Linen Scarf. Loading the pirns at random, our weavers found play in the weft. The result is that each scarf bears the creative hand of its creator. Each is truly one of a kind. Read more on our blog.
Exploring the idea of human connection in a digital world, our writer Georgina recalls her fortuitous first trip to the Mungo Mill.
Read more about the rich and varied history of Old Nick Village and surrounds – where our mill and flagship store makes it home. From the early inhabitance of the indigenous people, to the arrival of the spice route-seeking Europeans and subsequent British colonial conquest, to its present evolution as a landmark shopping destination on the Garden Route.
In 2017 we started on a journey… A trip to Turkey to find the world’s best organic cotton culminated in 3 new organic cotton towels. And in 2020 following an audit, we achieved the GOTS-certified of the Mungo Mill. Now introducing our latest addition – GOTS-certified Organic Baby Blankets.