Woven Treasures: Textiles from the Jasleen Dhamija Collection

Jasleen Dhamija doesn’t need any introduction in the world of textiles and craft. I came to know about her upcoming auction from our very own Sunny Narang, who himself is an inspiration for anyone who is willing to learn and absorb. He knows her for more than 25 years and here’s what he has to…

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Weekend with Cotton Rack

It’s the time to buy new clothes for the new season. Cotton/Khadi in soothing color would be my pick for the summer of New Delhi. I was in Jaipur last month for Literature festival and to visit my friends who are behind the label ‘Cotton Rack‘. Cotton Rack is all about Khadi fabric. They have a small…

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Niharika Rajput

A very happy new year to all of you! Year 2015 was very special for me. I have plans to bring to you new inspiring talents along with new products. Birds have always been my inspiration and today I am introducing to you the very talented artist ‘Niharika Rajput’. It was somewhere in 2012, when…

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Serendipity

When I look back on my last two years, I met some extremely talented people. Anushree Gavas is one among them. She is a Photographer. She gives you a chance to relive your special moments through her eyes. Our friendship is nothing but just ‘Serendipity‘. While, working on my ‘Sending out Surprise’ collection, I made…

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Rakesh Kumar Memrot : The Mural Artist

If you can see beauty in everything, you are an Artist. Rakesh is one such person, who sees beauty in almost everything. When you ask him, ‘ What is Art’? His simple answer would be,’ All that I find beautiful is Art for me.’ It was around a month back when I first met Rakesh…

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Tapos Das

At every stage of your life, you get to meet people from whom you can learn. An Artist gets richer with his/her grounded nature and not by money. I met Tapos Das at Poush Mela, Shantiniketan. He is a great Metal Plate Sculptor. I have these pictures from his stall to share with you. You…

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On the walk to Lipi’s Studio

 Shantiniketan, is a small town situated near Bolpur, West Bengal. For the days, I was there for Poush Mela in Decemeber, I got to visit Santhal Village. Santhals are the largest Adivasi community in India. People live there in the houses made of mud, bricks and wood. It was some 30 mins walk, where I…

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Evening tea with Aarohi

With every turn I made towards my dream, I met some really inspiring people. Aarohi is one such person whom I met on the virtual world through a common friend. She is based in Bangalore. She is a big dog lover and a brilliant painter. It was sometime back, when I wrote to her for…

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Paperworks Etc.

I feel privileged to introduce Paperworks Etc. today. It was sometime in last year when I saw the notebooks from Paperworks Etc. in the hands of a dear friend. I knew the people behind those brown color Palm books, but due to certain reasons never had a word with them 😦 Paperworks Etc. was established in…

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Aadi ; From across border

Amman Rashid is the man behind the beautifully crafted jewellery line called ‘Aadi’.  A management student by education, Rashid is a designer at heart who thinks out of the box and his creations are out of a box, literally. His passion for making jewellery grew out of his involvements with the theatre group Prachyanat, when he…

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