The Canvas by Querencia is pleased to present The Palette, our publication bringing you information, interviews and all you need to know about our brands, partners, events, and continued efforts to address the Sustainable Development Goals.

BRAND CANVAS:

BRAND CANVAS: KMANA

BRAND CANVAS: KMANA

KMANA is a passionate, ethical, family-run design company producing leather travel bags and accessories handcrafted in Bali. Their products, from the bag to the hardware and the linen, are entirely hand-made...

BRAND CANVAS: Otso

BRAND CANVAS: Otso

Seated in his cozy shop, Simon, founder of Otso, began to tell me the story behind his nature-focused brand. 

Brand Canvas: to Barwyn and back

Brand Canvas: to Barwyn and back

“SAFETY IS SXC” reads the bright yellow sign above Gemma Baxter’s head as we Zoom chat to discuss her brand, to Barwyn and Back. An architecture graduate turned fashion designer,...

BRAND CANVAS: SbDr

BRAND CANVAS: SbDr

Scarborough drive, or SBDr, is an innovative upcycle brand producing casual men’s street wear. Founder David Hice details his inspiration for starting the brand.

BRAND CANVAS: SOURCERY THE LABEL

BRAND CANVAS: SOURCERY THE LABEL

The Canvas sat down with Nicole Rattner, founder of Sourcery Label, a brand re-inventing our relationship with silk. Nicole began by detailing her experience as a designer for large fashion brands,...

BRAND CANVAS: REVVV SWIM

BRAND CANVAS: REVVV SWIM

Founder Cristina Aguayo details her inspiration for starting her sustainable swimsuit brand, REVVV SWIM. 

PARTNER SPOTLIGHT:

Press Release: Change 2

Press Release: Change 2

The Canvas by Querencia has announced a new partnership with Change2, an Italy-based Augmented and Virtual Reality company. The collaboration will focus on creating 3D configurations for products to allow simulated...

PARTNER SPOTLIGHT: DANNY COLE

PARTNER SPOTLIGHT: DANNY COLE

Before The Canvas came to Williamsburg, it was a warehouse sitting vacant on Bedford Avenue. A young artist named Danny Cole had recently moved to the area. In his comings...

PARTNER SPOTLIGHT: MADE

PARTNER SPOTLIGHT: MADE

For this piece, we spoke with Thomas De Mulder from the MADE team on the unique and innovative model the company uses to be more than a real estate business,...

PARTNER SPOTLIGHT: ZELLERFELD

PARTNER SPOTLIGHT: ZELLERFELD

Ask Zellerfeld CEO and co-founder Cornelius Shmitt about shoes, especially 3D printed ones, and you will not regret it. 

Opinion: Allison Duncil

Opinion: Allison Duncil

How did you imagine the day that would change the world forever? In my dreams, I thought it would come in the physical form of a dark billowing cloud, bursts...

Opinion: SUSTAINABILITY HAS NOT BEEN CANCELLED

Opinion: SUSTAINABILITY HAS NOT BEEN CANCELLED

The COVID-19 pandemic can be genuinely considered as a unique event in its scope and influence, never in the history of the modern world have we been so united, but...

Opinion: Juliette Barre

Opinion: Juliette Barre

With the Covid-19 epidemic shaking the fashion industry and with 40 million garment workers around the world losing their job, large brands with complex supply chains are struggling to verify...

Opinion: Noa Ben-Moshe

Opinion: Noa Ben-Moshe

While we share feelings of uncertainty and powerlessness, we each confront the effects of this growing pandemic in very personal and profound ways. How this plays out, in the end,...

Town Hall: Upcycling and Denim

Town Hall: Upcycling and Denim

This Town Hall highlighted a few of the incredible members of our community, Tove Ohlander of Tove by design, Noor Bchara of NOORISM, and Aly Reinert of The Untrend Shop. The...

Town Hall 9

Town Hall 9

The Canvas’ ninth Town Hall featured co-founders of Pause Fashion Hub, Leticia Bordoni and Romina Pirani. PAUSE FASHION HUB is a global leading retail, activation, and consulting platform that specializes...

Town Hall 6

Town Hall 6

The Canvas’ sixth Town Hall featured Lorenzo Corraza, founder of Change2. 

Town Hall 7: SWAPCHAIN

Town Hall 7: SWAPCHAIN

The Canvas’ seventh Town Hall featured Patrick Duffy, Founder of Global Fashion Exchange, ShihYun (Eliana) Kuo, COO and Co-Founder of Lablaco, and Lorenzo Albrighi, CEO and Co-founder of Lablaco. The...