How did Artsy Doormats begin?
It was 2016 when we noticed that there was something missing from the doormat market. We thought about how we could make something simple become fun and exciting, that’s when the brilliant idea of Artsy Doormats was created. Each one of our doormats comes from natural coconut husks grown in Southern India. We ensure all our partners comply towards local & international legal requirements and quality management standards to ensure each doormat is the best quality. Our doormats are hand sprayed in the heart of Lancashire, by our talented spray team. We use locally produced and custom high durability paints. The paints are regularly tested and trialled to ensure every doormat is long lasting. We have over 300 designs available, all individually designed by our team and based on trends around the world. Do you remember seeing the popular design ‘Come in if you have Prosecco’? That was an original design by Artsy Doormats!
What materials do we use and how are our doormats made?
Our doormats are made with 100% Coconut Husk in tropical Kerala, South-Western State in India. Kerala is the home of Indian coir industry. The process is performed by local skilled workers in the cottage industry.
The process behind making our doormats:
The coconut is de-husked by hand for the finest quality. Once the husk has been removed, it will be soaked in water for a period of time to encourage natural microbial growth. This will help remove the softer parts of the coconut, meaning only raw coir will remain. Next comes spinning the fibre into fine yarn, then twisting the yarn to make the long and very strong coir strings that are loaded onto big handlooms ready for weaving. Spinning is often still done by hand. A large amount of the process is done by hand to ensure each mat has the desired thickness and quality ready for us to get creative with them!
About the spray paint we use:
We have carried out number of trials and tests to ensure we get the paint just right. Our doormat paint is highly durable and long lasting. We have ensured that the paint we use not only looks amazing but it doesn’t budge when you need to wipe those muddy boots. We have used this paint for many years and have received nothing but amazing feedback about it's fantastic and long-lasting quality. All doormats are sprayed by our talented team in our Lancashire warehouse! To ensure your doormat is kept looking it's best, we advise that you place your doormat indoors or in a sheltered spot outdoors. This will help to preserve the design you have chosen.
What makes Artsy Doormats different?
When people think of a doormat, you think of a plain and simple mat that is placed outside your front door to keep dirt off your clean floors. However, Artsy Doormats add a splash of fun to a usually boring product. We don’t make plain and simple doormats! We ensure each doormat is creative, fun and cheerful. Our goal is to make your guests smile or laugh when they arrive at your door, or maybe even compliment your stylish doormat choice! They are a guaranteed conversation starter! So, have you chosen your Artsy Doormat yet?