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By Nova Iskra
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About this project

 

 

Our aim is to preserve centuries-long legacy of craftsmanship of the Balkan artisans, by providing them with a steady income, as well as to give the locally designed and manufactured products worldwide visibility through our online platform. 

 

 

We make sure to provide ethical and fair compensation to all the people involved in the production and supply chain. Folkk is an initiative of Nova Iskra creative hub from Belgrade, Serbia.

 

 

This modular, triform serving board lets you arrange a compelling dinner or snack arrangement with ease. You can use it as a single large board, or play around with trapeze-like cuts and use the segments to make up your own, unique table setting. 

 

 

Enhancing the functionality of a much-used everyday object such as a plate, this beautifully imagined and carefully crafted piece has a two-sided design. Use Plato for everyday meals or arrange a unique combination of finger food and nibbles to share in those special moments.

 

 

 

It takes more than 100 hours of work and the collaboration of two distanced craft workshops to create a pillow such
 as Ment. Stuffed with unprocessed wool collected from Serbian shepherds and completed by high-quality twill on the backside, Ment pillows speak of their infinitely human origin.

 

 

 

All Resa kilims are hand-woven from 100% locally-sourced wool and come in vivid, stable colors that will liven up any interior they land in. Weavers from the south of Serbia use traditional techniques, looms and tools that are grounded in deep cultural experience. It requires more than 150 working hours to complete one of these exquisite kilims.

 

 

 

 

Folkk is initiated by the team of Nova Iskra, a creative hub founded in Belgrade, Serbia, that empowers emerging creative professionals and helps develop innovative businesses. Nova Iskra aims to strengthen local and regional economies and support people on the social margins, in a creative approach that is rooted in design-thinking process. 

Creative collaboration, mutual learning and trust between designers and makers are what makes our products truly exceptional. 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

We are proud of our economically and ecologically sustainable production methods that benefit everyone involved in the process.

2/3 of our revenue goes directly to our makers, while the remaining 1/3 gets reinvested into development of new products and reach out to new makers. 

 

 

 

 

Risks and challenges

We have already worked with all of the artisan communities and workshops, and are confident we will be able to deliver all the products on time. Production delay: if for any reason we are delayed in our production schedule, you will be the first to know, whether post-Kickstarter or in the future. Our first priorities are our backers and future customers. We commit to providing the most efficient and detailed communication possible!
Taxes, Duties & Shipping: Backers will be responsible for covering any VAT, import duties, etc, in their country of residence / delivery.

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    Support us on our mission to preserve and advance traditional crafts across the Balkans. In return, you will receive endless amount of love!

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    TAPA Board

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    You will receive one TAPA triform serving & cutting board. You will be ready to create endless variations of food arrangements, and enjoy your food in an entirely new way! It comes in lavish textures of steamed walnut, locally sourced and carefully selected.

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    PLATO Plate

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    You will receive one PLATO plate - a two-sided multifunctional affair! Use it for everyday meals, or arrange a unique combination of finger food and nibbles to share with others in those special moments. PLATO comes in three distinct designs (models P, X and Y), with two choices of wood: from lavish gradients of pure walnut to the soft intensity of its steamed counterpart. And we are by no means saying you should use them only for food.

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    MENT Pillow

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    You will receive one MENT, 100% hand-woven, wool-filled pillow. It takes more than 100 hours of handwork and collaboration of two remote workshops to create a single MENT. There's nothing like it.

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    TAPA Board SET

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    You will receive 2 x TAPA boards! You'll be ready to create endless variations of arrangements on your dining table, and enjoy your food in an entirely new way! They come in lavish textures of steamed walnut, locally sourced and carefully selected pieces of nature.

    to enjoy food! They comes in the peculiar forte of Folkk – lavish textures of finest steamed walnut.

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    PLATO SET

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    You will receive 3 x PLATO - a tripple two-sided multifunctional affair! Use them for everyday meals, or arrange a unique combination of finger food and nibbles to share with others in those special moments. PLATO comes in three distinct designs (models P, X and Y) and you get them all in this set, with two choices of wood: from lavish gradients of pure walnut to the soft intensity of its steamed counterpart. And we are by no means saying you should use them only for food.

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    MENT SET

    $300/ 270EUR
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    You will receive 3 x MENT 100% hand-woven, wool-filled pillows. It takes more than 100 hours of handwork and collaboration of two remote workshops to create a single MENT. So you are getting 300+ hours worth of divine, pure traditional handcraft.

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    RESA Kilim

    $370/ 330EUR
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    You will receive one RESA kilim, 100% hand-woven trail that takes 150 hours of pure handwork to make. Our dear weavers from southern Serbia make these exquisite kilims using the centuries-old techniques and looms that are grounded in deep cultural memory and experience.

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    RESA Kilim + MENT pillow

    $470/ 420EUR
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    You will receive one RESA kilim, 100% hand-woven trail that takes 150 hours of pure handwork to make. Our dear weavers from southern Serbia make these exquisite kilims using the centuries-old techniques and looms that are grounded in deep cultural memory and experience.

    You will also get one MENT, 100% hand-woven, wool-filled pillow. It takes more than 100 hours of handwork and collaboration of two remote workshops to create a single MENT. There's nothing like it.

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    Folkk Family

    $560/ 500EUR
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    Get yourself the Folkk FAMILY pack!
    It Includes:
    1 x TAPA Board
    1 x PLATO Plate
    1 x MENT Pillow
    1 x RESA Kilim

    The full Folkk experience in your home!

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    Folkk Family CUSTOMIZED

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    Get the Folkk FAMILY CUSTOMIZED pack!
    It includes:

    2 x TAPA Boards
    2 x PLATO Plates
    2 x MENT Pillows
    2 x RESA Kilims

    PLUS your logo or name of choice imprinted and sewn onto the products!!! Make these unique items even more special and personalized.

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