Step behind the threshold of the Mungo Mill, pass the curving Coral Tree and through the glass doors, and you’ll hear a distinctive sound – of looms in action. A swell of sound, an orchestra with several players. This is the fabric of our life. Read the full story.
Join us as we visit the farming cooperative, Terre De Lin, in Normandy to learn about their farming practices and the meticulous care that goes into cultivating the flax we use in our linen products. Watch the film here.
- Over the years, as I’ve become increasingly involved with Mungo, there are several questions that I get asked by members of the public repeatedly. Queries such as: “Are your towels absorbent?” (Yes. Yes they really are) and “Can I get a discount?” (For the last time, mom, the answer is still no.) But the one [...]
Welcoming the Caribbean Check – a cotton tablecloth inspired by a voyage to the Caribbean, and woven to life on our newest Saurer loom at the Mungo Mill.
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…
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.