Fabric Ceiling Lamps for ARK, Baroda

These lamps are made with metal and natural white fine cotton fabric. Fabric textures include pleating, pin tucks, reverse pleating and fabric folding. A language of vertical lines formed by these techniques was followed to make this ensemble. They are installed in the conference room of Ark, an office space and art gallery designed by…

Drapes

Drapes and Blinds – Customised and styled    

Beddings, stylised customised and comfotable

Bed Furnishings designed for Khazana, a luxury furniture store in Ahmedabad & Bombay in collaboration with Anek Taanka and Shibani Shetty. Quilting, folding and embroidery. Quilting, Embroidery and patchwork Quilting, machine embroidery, pleating Machine embroidery, Stitch lines and Quilting

Textile textures

Artworks and techniques for interior spaces: Machine stitched lines Ari work on a khaat with resham yarn. Hand and machine stitching, chord work, folding. Fabric manipulation: Folding, applique, handstiching, tone on tone Sewing machine quilting Pitta work

By the river Rehwa in Maheshwar

A photo account of cotton silk experiments and sampling in a historical temple setting by the river Rehwa. In a small temple town of Madhya Pradesh, the Holkar family has donated the beautiful premises around the Ahilya Temple to support and nurture the traditional talent of weaving maheshwari saris and fabrics. Most importantly they employ…

Drapes and beds, styled to complete a home setting

Chocolate coloured diamond quilted bed setting, accented with a yellow cushion. The study and corridor. A play of montone ikats, stripes and solids to add so fun to this transitional space. Just a hint of sheer greens with mostly ekru sheers and solids. Subtle fun in a fully off-white room with a dull green ceiling….

Ikat in Tope, Orissa

In a remote little village of Orissa called Tope, live the masters of the Ikat (resist-dye) weaving technique. Tulsiji from (Manab Adhikar Seva Samittee¬†(MASS)) is showing us around and brings us to meet Dilip’s family. Dilip’s father is a humble middle aged master weaver.¬† His wife is very proud to share his achievements and awards…