An oasis of creative luxuries

I was forwarded an invite of this store launch by a friend who actually wanted me to go for a promotional activity of another brand at this venue; since he knew of my never-ending quest for unique things and techniques which should be brought to light with much reverence I pushed myself to trek across…

“Stories from Channapatna”

A Chettinad boy,¬†Karthik Vaidyanathan¬†is excitedly reviving their 200 year old toy-craft with VARNAM- a social enterprise that works with the Channapatna artisans to create lifestyle products, jewellry & toys. This traditional craft was originally brought to India by Persian King Tipu Sultan in the 18th century. Varnam smartly imbibes the buzzwords of the 21st century-…

ANAVILA

Anavila Misra, a Post Graduate from NIFT, quenched her thirst for life by shifting from the corporate world to becoming a consultant for a Ministry Of Rural Development Project on Indian crafts and textiles. After successfully completing it she pursued her interest in Indian textiles independently; working with the regional weavers and artisans when “Anavila…