Contemporary furniture, textiles and homewares made on Fogo Island, an Island in the North Atlantic, off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada
A collaborative design project pairing renowned and emerging designers with makers on Fogo Island, Newfoundland. Providing economic benefits for the local community, utilizing craft expertise, while helping to conserve cultural heritage.
The Fogo Island Workshops is a Shorefast Social Business
Shorefast is a registered charity whose mission is to build cultural and economic resilience on Fogo Island and to serve other communities by sharing place-based models of economic development. There is no private gain—the business is operated for the exclusive benefit of strengthening the cultural heritage, supporting ecological sustainability, and investing in the economic well-being of Fogo Island.