kath&chik was founded by textile designer Chikako Takahashi-Hunte with her friend, graphic designer Kathy Forsyth in 2010. Using their names as the logo, Chikako and Kathy, launched a small bag and clutch collection using their own textile design. Chikako and Kathy met though Conran Studio in 1997, and worked together with various projects including the trend forecast for Laura Ashley Japan over 5 years. Both specialising in colours and trends forecasting, kath&chik reflect lifestyle that is now.
The London based design studio kath&chik create beautiful, intricate textiles inspired by Scottish knitwear and British eccentricities. Combining the traditional feel with modern technology, textile is designed using the latest computer graphics and each are named according to its design. Then they are printed on to cotton, matt coated and crafted into stunning products.
The entire collection is made in England.