Who We Are
BORROWED FROM THE LATIN WORD FOR "BLANK SLATE"
Tabula Rasa is founded on the philosophy that any space we inhabit can become a personalized retreat of comfort, creativity and style. Created by Emily Diamandis in 2013, the luxury lifestyle label offers ready-to-wear and home accessories inspired by her passion for the well-traveled life and informed by her technical design expertise. Tabula Rasa celebrates both contemporary and traditional craftsmanship. Knits exude textural complexity through the layering of advanced techniques, and intricate stitches reference century-old fabrics sourced from around the globe. Each distinct garment is designed in a 2-step process whereby a textile is artfully created by hand from novelty yarns and tapes before it is constructed into a final silhouette. Each collection presents an eclectic take on modern knitwear, from oversized sweaters to body- skimming dresses. Interior décor accessories, including cushions, throws and towels, enrich any living space, while playful fringed hammocks infuse the home with a bohemian spirit. Luxe pillow- and-blanket sets accompany the intrepid traveler en route or upon arrival. Made for the modern journeywoman, Tabula Rasa is about feeling luxuriously at home, everywhere in the world.
IT ALL BEGINS WITH A STITCH
Textiles were the foundation of Emily's passion for design, much like textiles have become the foundation of Tabula Rasa. Every garment, every cushion, every accessory begins with two elements, the yarn and the stitch. How these two elements come together determine the weight, the drape, the outcome of the garment itself. Centuries old techniques are given new life in modern interpretations. Every knit has a story, every knit has a history. Like Macrame, the art of knotting cord or string in patterns to make decorative articles. Fringe, an ornamental border of threads left loose or formed into tassels or twists. Knitting, interlocking wool or other yarn with needles or on a machine.