"IBKKI was above all an invitation to travel. One day Azel suggested Youri visit his home in Kabylie to show him the treasures of this region".
Azel & Youri
Our studio is based in Paris, while our workshop is in the mountains of Kabylia, Algeria. We do residences there where we spend up to 8 months during which we design the collections in close collaboration with local artisans.
2 FOUNDERS + 6 ARTISANS
LOCATION: Paris & Kabylia, Algeria
MATERIALS: Clay & glaze
TECHNIQUE: Handmade pottery and 4-layered glazing
IMPACT: Participatory design processes reviving traditional artisan techniques & empowering family artisans
Azel, Co-Founder Ibkki
"We love unique craftmanship, that’s why our production is limited to 10 pieces of each design".