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SHAABI On Film

Some more exciting things in the works at the SHAABI design studio. We had an amazing time this weekend shooting some footage with a local team of videographers, including Cebe Media. Hoping to be able to convey more details from our process of product design and development. Can't wait to share our results from this experience! Keep following our blog and sign up for our newsletter so we can keep you posted...      

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Secret Denim Studio Popup on November 11th

Secret Denim Studio Popup Ssshhh. Don't tell anyone! We're having a popup at our secret denim studio. This Friday, November 11th. 5-9PM. Normally only open by appointment, this is your chance to come by and see what we're up to. A limited selection of samples and a few totes and aprons will be on sale. Enter our raffle for a chance to win a hand silkscreened tote bag made of Japanese selvedge denim.  This event will be part of Alameda's Second Friday Art Walk Series. Lots of downtown businesses and art...

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Amman Design Week 2016

SHAABI Cofounder Ihssan Abukhalaf just returned from checking out Amman Design Week, held September 1-9 in Amman, Jordan. This nine-day festival showcased designers from a wide range of disciplines in multiple locations throughout the city, including a reimagined transportation terminal, pop-up shops, a makerspace with 3D printers, open studios, and a warehouse exhibition space with large installations. As the inaugural event of what is expected to be an annual occasion, the festival went off smashingly, setting quite a high bar for the years to come. In the past, Amman's reputation in the international design community...

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Island Love

Our town.  A few photos from last week's kickoff of the local #loveourisland campaign. Positivity and local pride. Small town America at its best.  #Alamedapride Pictured above: Kate Pryor, of Tucker's Ice Cream (a local institution), serving up complimentary cones of the new #loveourisland flavor.

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September Studio Time

More studio shots from our space this week. Autumn is drawing closer and you can feel it in your bones. For us, this marks the approach of the holiday season. Production is in full swing with new aprons and bags! Can't wait to share our best pieces with the world... Pictured in above image: local designer Rolend Gumas, giving us a hand and showing off her sewing chops.          

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