Ethically sourced, art-inspired, alpaca blankets and throws house Blacksaw is making its NY Now debut next month. The company will be featured in the Accent On Design section in booth 3935. NY NOW is scheduled Feb. 3-6 at the Javits Center.
Blacksaw was founded by design duo Steph and Kyle Taylor, who described themselves as “firm believers that ethical choices lead to transformative opportunities.” “Blacksaw is driven by creating meaningful possessions worthy of taking up space in people’s lives – creating long lasting, timeless blankets and throws that are curated according to originality, usability, and spirit,” the company noted. The company’s throws and blankets are largely made of baby alpaca for the fibre’s eco-friendly and practical features – including soft-as-cashmere touch, extra warmth, hypoallergenic qualities and durability.
New collections launching at the show include Zero Dye, a grouping of blankets made from 100 per cent natural, un-dyed fibres, and the 100 per cent Recycled collection made of factory off-cuts that would have otherwise ended up in a landfill. Blacksaw shreds and spins the fibres into recycled yarn then weaves them into throws and blankets.
“It’s like your favorite vintage blanket but perfectly restored, upgraded, and refined into a new generation of eco-conscious luxury,” Blacksaw said of tis 100 per cent Recycled collection. “They are heavyweight, zero-itch and perfectly polished – ready to be enjoyed for generations to come.” All of Blacksaw’s blankets and throws are fully reversible due to their signature double-sided construction.
In addition to the meaningful way their blankets are produced, the products are made with an art-driven edge to their aesthetic. The new Artist Designed Series includes wall mounts so that customers can feature the blankets and throws as wall art.