Journal

Travel, stories, styling and all the latest from Tigmi to inspire and enrich our daily lives.

  • Guide to | Byron Bay

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    Our insider's guide to the hidden gems of Byron Bay. Byron Bay has long been known as an inspiring hub for creatives, hippies, surfers, healers, ...
  • 10 of our favourite iconic chair designs

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    A beautifully designed chair can transform and bring an essence of sculpture to a space. We have always been inspired by designers who perfectly b...
  • Taliah Lowry’s guide to New Zealand

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    Meet Taliah, the renovation and design expert behind Byron Beach Abodes, a collection of luxury accommodation in Byron Bay inspired by her travels...
  • Tigmi Trading rugs for kids spaces

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    We love nothing more than a beautiful rug for a kids bedroom or playroom. They keep little toes warm, provide a lovely spot to sit and play and ar...
  • Tête-à-tête | Juliette from Deiji Studios

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    There are many things we love about Byron Bay based linen brand Deiji Studios, probably nothing more so than the fact we can confidently wear paja...
  • Tête-à-tête with Lara from St. Agni

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    Founded in 2014 in Byron Bay, design label St. Agni and its handcrafted, woven leather wares is the essence of laid-back coastal refinement. Their...
  • Tête-à-tête | Sylvia McEwan

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    Sylvia McEwan is an expressionistic Australian painter whose work we have long revelled. As the mother of Tigmi director Danielle McEwan, Sylvia h...
  • Rug Story | Behind the Beni

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    While there are a flood of imitations and copies of  the traditional ‘Berber’ rug - nothing beats the subtle details and layered history that are ...
  • Milan Design Week 2019 | Wrap Up

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    Authentic, innovative and considered design is at the very core of Tigmi so while we would have loved to have crossed the seas to Milan for a snea...
  • Tête-à-tête with Steve Clark from Den Holm

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    Artist and stonemason Steve Clark is the man behind Den Holm, a Melbourne based studio where he carves functional art out of limestone. His abilit...
  • Rug Story | Rhodes Talsint

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    Meet 'Rhodes', a 40 year old Talsint rug that we discovered in one of the most remote regions of Morocco. As Talsint rugs are no longer being prod...
  • Tête-à-tête | Atelier

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    A voyage to Italy, a chance ceramics workshop and a meeting with the family run Fasano and Giacomo Alessi ceramics, had Melissa Jackson and Sven G...
  • Guide to | Habitat Byron Bay

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    Habitat is the home to Tigmi Trading's studio and is the first entirely self-sustained village in Byron Bay. It opened its doors in late 2017 and ...
  • The Jeanneret Chair

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    Originally designed to fill the government offices of Chandigarh in the 1950s, Swiss architect Pierre Jeanneret’s collection of teak and rattan ch...
  • At home | Brooke Testoni

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    Australian stylist, creative, and editor of her online visual diary, Brooke Testoni is a style icon in the world of fashion and interior design. ...
  • Tigmi Finds | LRNCE

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    Surrounded by palms and the carefree spirit of the locals of Marrakesh, founder Laurence Leenaert finds inspiration in day-to-day life of freewhee...
  • Marrakech: Visiting the home of Beldi glass

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     "This is the traditional glass of Morocco.It's the symbol of Morocco; all Moroccan people use this glass for tea." Milouda - La Verre Beldi Marr...
  • Tigmi Trading opens a new studio in Byron Bay

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    Browse handmade rugs & objects sourced from around the globe at our new Tigmi Studio Showroom in Byron Bay   Launched within a week after tr...
  • Tête-à-tête | Stuart Cantor   

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    Photography as a means to transport and evoke nostalgia Meet Stuart Cantor, a well-loved Australian photographer who captures the hearts of desig...
  • Shadow Play

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      Inspired by the ever-changing interaction of light, movement and form as we transition from summer into Autumn. Here is a glimpse into one of o...
  • At home | Saasha Burns

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      Founder and creative director of BEAR, model, creative consultant and one of Australia's top style influencers,  Saasha Burns'  Byron Bay home i...
  • Outdoor Living

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    Outdoor living spaces are simply one of the best things about living in Australia and here in the Byron hinterland we have a pretty amazing cli...
  • Tigmi Trading X Rae's at Wategos

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    We were thrilled to recently team up with the iconic Rae's resort on Wategos beach in Byron Bay for our latest campaign shoot. The Byron landmark ...
  • Bolga Basket Weaving with Godwin Yidana

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    We had the immense pleasure of hosting a workshop at Newrybar Merchants with the inspirational Godwin Yidana and his wife Gayle. Sitting in the m...
  • Bathrooms + Rugs

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    The bathroom is a room that we visit many times a day - to cleanse, to recharge, and to relax - and we think one of the best traits a bathroom can...
  • Tigmi Trading X Style Me Romy

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    What do you get when you combine a home with serious seventies vibes and our latest collection of vintage Tigmi Trading rugs with the incredible R...
  • How to make an entrance

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    We love nothing more than a feature rug in an entrance way. Who doesn’t want to make a statement when they walk into a room, and there is no bette...