What : Artisans at work
Where : Vietnam, India
Who : Valérie Barkowski
When : 2014

Hand embroidered scarves by Mekong Plus

Mekong +, the adventure continues. But at a distance. In 2012, I spent three months on (…)

Rakhis – new collection

Rakhis bracelet In 2005, I draw my first rakhis bracelet for Samdjhna, indian NGO.The idea remains, (…)

Mekong + Quilts

This Mekong + quilts collection was designed under my creative direction. A know-how that deserves as (…)

A denim collection

Find the right balance between design and marketing, coaching a team, examine their practices, honor their culture (…)

Mekong+ paper mache

For over two years I work with the NGO Mekong+ in Vietnam. One of the crafts (…)

Solidarity according to Mekong Plus

In Vietnam and Cambodia, the Mekong Plus Association provides adapted support to the poorest people. For (…)

Rakhi, symbol of friendship

NO-MAD now sells “Rakhis”designed by V. Barkowski in favor of “Samajhna”, a non profit social association (…)

The Rakhi bracelet – bonds of tenderness

This hand-woven, hand-embroidered cotton bracelet is traditionally offered as a token of friendship in India. There (…)

Samajhna and the children

Samajhna is a charity that operates on a shoestring. Marlies Küng Rüdisser is in charge of (…)