British designer Jackie Corlett, worked with Jharna from 1989 in a local Bangladeshi hand crafts organization. Together over 5 years as designer and pattern cutter, they worked with top European Alternative Trade Organizations designing and delivering new ranges of hand woven table linens, embroidered bags, tailored bath robes, slippers and many other accessories.
After returning to Bangladesh, in February 1998 Jackie, Jharna and 2 other local investors were excited to set up Motif Ltd. as a Joint Venture Private Limited Company. Thus, Motif was born.
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