all in a day’s work… passion, pride & the daily grind

Posted by The Dharma Door USA in Stories, Travels on June 25, 2014

Throughout our lives, William & I have had the luxury of following our passions in our careers. At a young age he set his heart on becoming a chef… starting out at a local family restaurant, honing his skills in the Navy by cooking daily for 120+ submariners, and fully realizing that dream at a Bay Area restaurant & hotel. Passion for good food & pride in his growing skills kept him moving forward. My own dream of working in film & television production was also fueled by such a drive. Starting out as a production... read more →


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Our aim is to bring the highest quality designer Fair Trade homewares, gifts and stationery to an audience that values contemporary design.

The Dharma Door has travelled the world to find the most highly skilled Fair Trade artisans, using only the best quality raw materials - the result is an exclusive collection of contemporary jute baskets, bamboo tableware, bags & totes, wrapping paper, book bags and much more.

When you shop with The Dharma Door, not only are you purchasing a beautifully designed and impeccably handcrafted product, you are engaging with a product that tells a story with every stitch and every fibre.


Follow our BLOG to learn more about behind-the-scenes at The Dharma Door. Our founder Shannon posts about her passions, inspirations and learnings including Fair Trade, life on our Byron Bay hinterland property, interiors and natural homewares, food and travel.

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The Dharma Door supplies high quality Fair Trade homewares, stationery and lifestyle products to retail stores within Australia and internationally.

If you would like to stock our products, please visit our wholesale page for more information about our brand, ethos, products and trading terms.

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