Architectural Digest

Art Deco Home by Anushka Contractor

Mumbai based Interior Designer Anushka Contractor designs this one-bedroom bachelor pad in one of the Art Deco buildings in Colaba where form meets function. What can you do with a home that is just 490 sq.ft where the client brief was to “spruce it up in the sanctioned budget”? Well, Anushka Contractor and her team… Read More Art Deco Home by Anushka Contractor

The New Indian Express

Samatvam Pure by Anjali Bhaskar

Samatvam By Anjali Bhaskar, has launched Samatvam Pure, a collection that uses eucalyptus, orange, banana and aloevera plant fibers. Vegan seems a word that has taken the world by storm. And no this is not about food. This is about fashion and clothes with plant based ethically sourced fabrics being used to design garments. Samatvam… Read More Samatvam Pure by Anjali Bhaskar

Apparel

Maheshwar Weaves

The hand loom weavers of Maheshwar are working tirelessly to keep the town’s tradition of weaves alive and kicking. Ask a sari lover about Maheshwari saris and you are likely to get an affirmative nod for the famed silk cotton sari that is airy and light as well as colourful with intricate designs. Originating in… Read More Maheshwar Weaves

Apparel

KANELLE by Kanika Jain

KANELLE, a women centric brand that makes clothing that are stylish, effortless and easy to wear ensembles. Kanika Jain, Founder & Creative Director, KANELLE created the brand in 2011 and is named as a combination of ‘Kanika’ and ‘elle’, which basically means ‘Kanika’s creations for her’. Her collections include separates that are timeless and are… Read More KANELLE by Kanika Jain

The New Indian Express

Interview with designer Sushama Pagare

Sushama Pagare, a Mumbai based designer has made several international inroads apart from an extensive career in India spanning close to two decades. What is common to Billy Porter, Randi Rahm, Naomi Campbell, Kylie Jenner, Demi Lovato, Paris Hilton and Jennifer Lopez? If you need a hint, there is an Indian connection. If you are… Read More Interview with designer Sushama Pagare

Apparel

Taaka Clothing: A Stitch in Time

Taaka is a conscious clothing brand that merges handloom textiles with needlework to create garments that have a distinct identity The heritage of Indian crafts and handlooms is so huge that it is always a huge source of inspiration. And this is how Taaka was born. Natasha Tyagi Sachdeva, Founder, Taaka & Head of Design… Read More Taaka Clothing: A Stitch in Time

Bangalore Mirror

Karnataka Weave Stories

As the buzz around textile revival gains ground we ask five Bangalore designers to pick out their favourite Karnataka weaves. Latha Puttanna, Designer, Latha Puttanna My personal favourite weaves from Karnataka is crepe. It is typical to Karnataka because of two reasons. The quality of mulberry silk found here is amongst the best in the… Read More Karnataka Weave Stories

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Interview with Domenico De Palo, Designer, Radisson Blu Atria, Bengaluru

Domenico De Palo was born in Italy in 1976. After years of being at the stage-managing of several public and private installations. He also started a research-path about the industrial design, creating plans and prototypes in collaboration with national and international designers and companies, among which Antidiva, Viabizzuno, Antonio Lupi, Move, Dimensione Disegno e Officina delle Idee. A… Read More Interview with Domenico De Palo, Designer, Radisson Blu Atria, Bengaluru

Spunky Indian

Interview with Shaleen Subbaiah and Varsha Venkatesh Co-founders and Partners‘Tvishi’

Fashion Forward Tvishi is an exclusive, handpicked, curated and created designer wear store that is the brain child of two enterprising city women. Tvishi is an unusual name. But has a lovely meaning. It means ray of light, energy and brilliance. Meet Shaleen Subbaiah and Varsha Venkatesh Co-founders and Partners of ‘tvishi’ a new designer… Read More Interview with Shaleen Subbaiah and Varsha Venkatesh Co-founders and Partners‘Tvishi’

Apparel

Fashion Conversation with Sangita Kathiwada

A visionary and a force to be reckoned with, Sangita Sinh Kathiwada’s Mélange has recently celebrated its silver jubilee. The 25-year journey of the high-end fashion outpost is located in the heart of Mumbai. A qualified graphic designer who further studied jewellery designing, interior decoration, photography and silkscreen printing, Sangita Kathiwada’s achievements make for a… Read More Fashion Conversation with Sangita Kathiwada