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02 May 2018

Jan Kath Design and Avenues the World School launch the Crossroads & Avenues Design Project

Label STEP Licensed Partner Jan Kath New York launches a project bringing together children from the U.S. and Nepal. The carpets created in this project bear witness to the children’s creativity and are hand knotted under...

23 April 2018

The life of a weaver in Nepal

Do you ever wonder whose expert hands made your beautiful rug? Here Label STEP shares with the readers of COVER Magazine a day in the life of weaver Sunita Rai.

07 March 2018

A rare celebration of International Women’s Day by Afghan carpet weavers

For the first time, close to 300 women carpet weavers from villages near Mazar-e Sharif gathered together in a public venue for an International Women’s Day celebration held in their honour. The event was held on March 3 by fair...

01 June 2017

Nine Million Stars

A music video celebrates Nepali carpet weaving as a sustainable alternative to migrant labour.

04 April 2017

Label STEP Appoints Carol Sebert as Honorary Ambassador

The fair trade organization Label STEP announced the appointment of Carol Sebert, President of Toronto-based Creative Matters, to the honorary position of Ambassador.

11 January 2017

STEP to present at Domotex along with eight partners for fair trade with handmade carpets

STEP is pleased to invite you to visit with us during Domotex (January 14-17, 2017 in Hannover, Germany) at at Hall 17 Stand E57.

STEP Director appointed Brand Ambassador for Nepali Carpets

Nepal's producers of handmade carpets inaugurate the position of ‘Brand Ambassador’ by appointing Reto Aschwanden, Label STEP Managing Director, as the first such ambassador.