Artisans and Designers

Courtyard by Aline: Taking you back to your roots with brass

In today’s fast paced life, reminiscing the past can be a heartwarming and indulgent experience. It reminds us to stop, breathe and savour the simpler things in life.  The joy of raiding kitchen shelves on a hot summer afternoon, waiting endlessly for tuesdays and the almost amber-coloured brass bowl of ‘besan ladoos’! As I attempted to mirror those sentiments and the old world charm in my home, I turned to brass. Sometime back we wrote about the ‘Return of the metals – brass, copper and bronze

Raw Mango: Simplifying and reimagining the saree

Leonardo da Vinci once said, “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication”.  People who know me say…

DIY kits from up-cycled pine, and Up-cycled furniture with a new face

Re-use, Re-cycle, whatever you want to call the process, the idea is pretty much the…

ayush kejriwal, saree, indian, traditional

The Ayush Kejriwal saree – striking, sassy and ever so stunning

“A few years ago I came across a phrase – ‘To do a common thing…

Furniture – Handmade, Indian and Quirky

What does furniture mean to you? For me, it is nothing but a ‘movable item’…

Who made your clothes and #whomademyclothes ? – Part I


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When I was younger, I was mostly dressed in the most beautifully styled dresses, (we…

Araash Fresco Painting: A new identity with pops of colour

The euphoria of a discovery that eventually summarises the very purpose of one’s work is difficult to…

Return of the Metals: Copper, Brass & Bronze in the Kitchen

Being in India for Holi is one of the most memorable time for me. On…

indian scripts

Home decor with a little help from Indian scripts

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you…

Khadi: The handspun, handwoven wonder is relevant again

Last evening, I overheard a little boy making elaborate plans with his grandfather for the…