The word de-vo-tio comes from the Latin devotions 'vote, dedication, devotion'.
DVOTIO 'eco-active and neo-artisanal' design studio, founded in Montreal, Canada in 2010 officially appeared on the market in 2014.
We are dedicated to exploring the synergy between design, sustainability, indigenous tradition and innovation. Our purpose is to harmonize the priceless techniques of traditional craftsmanship with contemporary artistic elements.
RESCUING ORIGINS AND TECHNIQUES
By working with exceptional artisanal techniques we seek to preserve the origins and semi-extinct traditions of the region, to offer a final product with much more experimental concepts with modern language, contributing transparency throughout supply chain, that is not harmful to the planet. We are hopeful that we can encourage our customers to join us in rescuing origins and preserve planet.
A design firm with an emphasis on ethical luxurious statement pieces, since each has been carefully crafted by the design team, with the help of local artisans with exceptional techniques rescuing origins and semi-extinct tradition of the region, achieving harmony, connectivity to existing industrial processes and materials.Our challenge is to create new trends and artistic expressions from the original elements, for design and art lovers pieces with an invaluable cultural wealth.
Our challenge is to create new trends and artistic expressions from the original elements, for design and art lovers pieces with an invaluable cultural wealth.
DVOTIO is a social project that aims at promoting community development through the valorization of local craftsmanship and industry in Latin-America. Our team is encouraging cultural identity, traveling to different destinations to learn and rescue exceptional artisanal techniques.
So far through these projects have benefited six artisan families from the Colombian and Ecuadorian territory, as well as strengthening the manufacturing industry. All our inputs are regional, we employ local laborers: dressmakers, tailors, shoemakers, carpenters recognized for their work with traditional techniques. We have extracted the best of both countries to produce the most luxurious items. By purchasing one of our products, it helps to rescue and preserve an endangered technique, creating sustainable fashion.