The soap cushion is made of natural loofah and is used as a soap dish. The soap cushion has two functions. Firstly, it keeps the soap dry. Then you can also use it to clean the sink because water and wet soap collect on the bottom of the soap cushion. This plant is related to cucumber and courgette. The loofah is grown organically and sustainably in Spain. No chemicals are used in its production and irrigation is done with natural rain and recycled thermal water. Only thermal water at 43 degrees makes the fibre soft.
Today, Iris Hantverk consists of 17 employees. The main business is the brush binding factory in Sandsborgsvägen, Enskede. Here six visually impaired craftsmen from different cultures make brushes in the old Swedish tradition. Since August 2012, the company has been run by Richard Sparrenhök and Sara Edhäll. They care a lot about the craftsmen and the survival of brush-making. They believe that many like them appreciate the feel and quality of a hand-drawn brush made from natural materials.
Their vision is to revive the traditional profession of brush binding. By making functional products with good design, combined with the quality of natural materials and the solid technique of the craftsmen.