Cofounder Anahata Katkin

Cofounder Anahata Katkin

About FIREWEED
 

FIREWEED is a celebration of the botanical matrix. Flower & plant specimens have been lovingly suspended in time through the art of pressing and drying. Pulling inspiration from the arts n crafts movement of the 70s, the Victorian Era archives, Floriography and fond personal memories. FIREWEED is a modern day, interpretative revival of a centuries old tradition based on raw & heartfelt illustrations by artist and Cofounder, Anahata Katkin.

Anahata’s earliest memories & inspirations are of sun-lit flowers & stain glass reflections in her family’s Alaskan cabin windows, where her Mother & FIREWEED Cofounder, Gina created handmade pressed flowers & stained glass pieces. Growing up in the Boreal forests these memories of creative family life & early interactions with nature are our foundation. FIREWEED is a nod to simpler times and true botanical nostalgia.

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“…where fireweed fields bloom as tall as you can stand, fuzzy blue bells grow under birch, and wild roses abound.”

Established in 2019, Mother and Daughter duo, Gina & Anahata Katkin have been working side by side since 2003. That was the year they founded their first stationery brand; sister company PAPAYA that is celebrated today in over 12 countries. The two celebrated their 15 year anniversary by launching the FIREWEED story and collections.