By Hand From The Heart: One Show, Many Stories!

The makers market event in Chennai aka Madras, Madurai & Coimbatore. Dedicated to handmade & design by independent talent, artisanal & homegrown labels.

Meet The Maker: Ananthan – Master’s Loft, Chennai

Today on the blog, we feature Ananthan founder of Master’s Loft, – an artisanal label of artifacts for modern day spaces. Meet the makers at the February 2020 edition of … Continue reading

January 30, 2020 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Vinoth Kumar & Srinath Gowtham, BHUTHA – Coimbatore.

Today on the blog, we feature Ar.Vinoth Kumar & Ar.Srinath Gowtham, founders of BHUTHA – Earthen Architecture’ a studio based in Coimbatore. Meet the makers at the February 2020 edition … Continue reading

January 30, 2020 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Jhelum Narsale, Khela, Mumbai

Today on the blog, we feature Jhelum Narsale; designer and founder of Khela, a sustainable, kids wear label. Meet the maker at the February 2020 edition of By Hand from … Continue reading

January 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Esha Agarwal Fernandes, Chambray & Co., Ahmedabad

Today on the blog, we feature Esha Agarwal Fernandes, Founder/ Creative director of Chambray & Co., an artisanal clothing label. Meet the maker at the February 2020 edition of By … Continue reading

January 28, 2020 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Simy Arun, Siloam Artisan Soap, Kochi

Today on the blog, we feature Simy Arun; artisanal soap maker and founder of Siloam Artisan Soap, a homegrown soap label based in Kochi. Meet the maker at the February … Continue reading

January 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Kasturi and Viidhi, Oleum Cottage, Mumbai

Today on the blog, we feature, Kasturi and Viidhi, founders of Oleum Cottage, an artisanal apothecary brand, based in Mumbai. Meet the maker at the February 2020 edition of By … Continue reading

January 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Nisha Arora, Ishaavi, Gurgaon

Today on the blog, we feature, Nisha Arora, principal designer and founder of Ishaavi, a sustainable fashion label for women, based in Gurgaon. Meet the maker at the February 2020 edition … Continue reading

January 17, 2020 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Darshna Lal, Teori, Chennai

Today on the blog, we feature, Darshna Lal, principal designer and founder of Teori; a clothing label for women that captures the essence of purity with a contemporary take on … Continue reading

January 16, 2020 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Mons Selvam, Chennai

Today on the blog, we feature, full time artist, Ar. Mons Selvam. Meet the maker at the February 2020 edition of By Hand from the Heart Makers Market in Chennai. … Continue reading

January 15, 2020 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Richa Tikmani, Earthy Allure, Chennai

Today on the blog, we feature, Richa Tikmani, principal designer and founder of Earthy Allure, a homegrown studio pottery label based in Chennai. Meet the maker at the February 2020 … Continue reading

January 14, 2020 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Prabha, TIYSHA, Bangalore

Today on the blog, we feature, Prabha, designer and founder of TIYSHA, Bangalore; a home grown label for silver jewellery. Meet the maker at the February 2020 edition of By Hand … Continue reading

January 14, 2020 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Vidya Mecheri, Varna, Chennai

Today on the blog, we feature Vidya Mecheri, founder of Varna; an accessory label based in Chennai. Meet the maker at the February 2020 edition of By Hand from the … Continue reading

January 13, 2020 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Astha Patel, Dhaga, Vadodara

Today on the blog, we feature, Astha Patel, founder and principal designer of Dhaga, a slow fashion label for women. Meet the maker at the February 2020 edition of By … Continue reading

January 13, 2020 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Poongkothai Chandrahasan, Serendip – Chennai.

Today on the blog, we feature Poongkothai Chandrahasan, founder of Serendip a jewellery brand in South India. Meet the maker at the February 2020 edition of By Hand from the … Continue reading

January 12, 2020 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Akshaya, FACE’ing Things, Chennai

Today on the blog, we feature Akshaya, a  practicing architect, illustrator and founder of FACE’ing Things – a homegrown art & craft label. Meet the maker at the February 2020 … Continue reading

January 11, 2020 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Avantikka Raghunandan & Ritikka Raghunandan, Avnii, Pollachi

Today on the blog, we feature, eco-entrepreneurs Avantikka Raghunandan & Ritikka Raghunandan, Co-Founders, Avnii Eco-Products LLP . Meet the maker at the February 2020 edition of By Hand from the Heart … Continue reading

January 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Chanjeev Kaur, Crochet and Colours, Bangalore

Today on the blog, we feature Chanjeev Kaur, crochet enthusiast and founder of Crochet & Colours; a  homegrown crochet label; well known for her handcrafted blouses. Meet the maker at … Continue reading

January 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Savita Iyer & Shwetha Narayanan, Urbankala- Art of Gifting, Mumbai – Bangalore

Today on the blog, we feature Savita Iyer & Shwetha Narayanan, jewellery – artist duo & founders of  of Urbankala- Art of Gifting. Based out of Mumbai and Bangalore; the … Continue reading

January 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Maria, QALB, Kochi – Chennai

Today on the blog, we feature, Maria, Creative Artiste at QALB; a homegrown label for chikankari apparels. Meet the maker at the February 2020 edition of By Hand from the Heart … Continue reading

January 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Ruchita Singh, AMAR KOSA, Bangalore

Today on the blog, we feature Ruchita Singh, textile designer and founder of AMAR KOSA; a clothing label based in Bangalore. Meet the maker at the February 2020 edition of … Continue reading

January 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Nikhil Kunnath, KOL, Thrissur

Today on the blog, we feature Nikhil Kunnath, designer and founder of KOL,  a sustainable slow design studio in Thrissur; specialised in designing bamboo utilities and accents. Meet the maker, … Continue reading

January 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Sujata & Taniya, Suta, Mumbai

Today on the blog, we feature, Suta a sustainable sari label based in Mumbai. Meet the team at the February 2020 edition of By Hand from the Heart Makers Market … Continue reading

January 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Megha Jain, Studio Pause, Bangalore

Today on the blog, we feature Megha Jain, product designer and founder of Studio Pause, a homegrown interiors label based in Bangalore. Meet the maker at the February 2020 edition … Continue reading

January 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Nayantara Quader, Trove Craft India, Hyderabad

Today on the blog, we feature Nayantara Quader, Creator-in-chief of Trove Craft India, a design label based in Hyderabad; specialising in hand painted functional art. Meet the maker, at the … Continue reading

January 6, 2020 · Leave a comment

Upcoming Event: Makers Market & Cyanotype Workshops at Poes Garden, Chennai

Your favourite makers market in Chennai will pop up again in February 2020! This time the curation will also feature a Cyanotype Workshop. For workshop schedule & bookings – visit: … Continue reading

December 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

Makers Market & Craft Workshops at Whispering Stones, Coimbatore

By Hand from the Heart back in Coimbatore with its 28th Edition. The event will present a makers market, a series of craft workshops and a Cafe. The 2 day event … Continue reading

August 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Shashank, Murtle, Hyderabad

Today on the blog, we feature Shashank, Founder of  Murtle, a sustainable footwear brand based in Hyderabad. Tell us a bit about yourself.    I am Shashank, founder of Murtle … Continue reading

July 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Janhavi Kulkarni, Kale Nele, Bangalore

Today on the blog, we feature textile revivalist Janhavi Kulkarni, Founder of Kale Nele, based in Bangalore.   The Brand Kale Nele Kale (meaning art) and Nele (meaning shelter) in Kannada put together, … Continue reading

July 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Anjali Rao, Anjali Couture, Chennai

Today on the blog, we feature Anjali Rao, clothes designer and founder of Anjali Couture, a clothing studio, based in Chennai. 1. Tell us a bit about yourself.    I … Continue reading

July 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Monica Pandian, Sea & Me, Chennai

Today on the blog, we feature Sea & Me – makers of plant based soaps. The founder, Monica Pandian, shares her brand story.   As humans we all go through tough times during … Continue reading

July 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Ranjini Nair, Ta.Da, Bangalore

Today on the blog, we feature Ranjini Nair – Founder & Design Director  of ‘Ta.Da’,  a homegrown tableware brand based in Bangalore; specialised in illustrated tableware. A woman of few words, … Continue reading

July 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Nirjari Shah, Kitsch by Nik, Ahmedabad

Today on the blog, we feature Nirjari Shah, jewellery designer and Founder of Kitsch by Nik, based in Ahmedabad. Tell us a bit about yourself.    After finishing my graduation, … Continue reading

July 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Priyamvatha Ramani, The Happy Shop, Chennai

Today on the blog, we feature Priyamvatha Ramani – designer and founder of  The Happy Shop, a stationery and design studio based in Chennai   Tell us a bit about yourself. I am a designer by education … Continue reading

July 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Chinanshu Sharma, California

Today on the blog, we feature Chinanshu Sharma, an independent jewelry artist based in California. Tell us a bit about yourself. I am a jewelry designer, artist and entrepreneur who loves to travel and … Continue reading

July 21, 2019 · Leave a comment