Artisans and Designers

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…

Dastkar Design Fair 2017 – Our top 10 picks

The Dastkar events have a special place in my heart. The ‘Nature Bazar’, the venue…

Sarees: Designers, Curators- I

Do you love draping a saree? I certainly do and living here in the UK,…