Barbara Shaw - Bold Heritage Gifts with a Twist
Press release July 30th 2012
Barbara Shaw of
is launching her product range "Bold Heritage Gifts with a Twist" at the New York
International Gift Fair (Booth 2351A). Her gifts for the kitchen and home feature bright,
colorful, upbeat designs with heritage themes that have global appeal. Jerusalem
Barbara’s range includes aprons with fun sayings and also classic themes, table linens, baby wear, T-shirts for all ages as well as cushions, totes, ceramic and glassware, and wooden coasters, clocks and trivets. A number of items celebrate mothers and women in a variety of languages.
Zany wise Yiddish proverbs with appear on a multitude of products; coaster, trivets - her Schlep bag is a classic.
“I draw from the ancient sources and apply them to designs that are fresh, bold and sassy,” says Barbara.” I am creating a new idiom, with up-market styling and packaging. I weave the landscapes around me into products with humor that enhance the home and beautify everyday living.”
Inspired by piles of fresh
oranges discovered on market day in her home city of , Barbara Shaw created this fun
pattern to bring a pop of color to the table. The 19” x 19” napkins are
screen-printed by hand, and sewn from cotton drill fabric. The set of four is
packaged with wide ribbon and a gift tag. Her iconic Jaffa orange and pomegranate themes appear on upscale housewares. Jerusalem
One of the most innovative textile artists in
Israel, Barbara manages production from her
studio in .
Meanwhile, her store in downtown Jerusalem
is bursting with color and great design. She sells to gift shops and museum
stores worldwide. Jerusalem
Be sure to come by at the Gift Fair for a free gift.
972 547 421815