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: 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

Meet The Maker: Aalie Tandon, 17th Art Street by Aalie Tandon, Bangalore

Today on the blog, we feature Bangalore based, fluid-artist & Resin-crafter, Aalie Tandon; she is also the Founder of 17th Art Street by Aalie Tandon which she runs with her unofficial integral Co-Founder, … Continue reading

July 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Shirali Patel,  Small IDEA, Ahemdabad

Today on the blog, we feature Shirali Patel, miniature artist and founder of Small IDEA, Ahemdabad.  1. Tell us a bit about yourself.    Hi I’m Shirali, a Bio-Chemist by … Continue reading

July 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Srividhya Prasad, Yours Fragrantly, Chennai

Today on the blog, we feature Srividhya Prasad, Candle maker and founder of Yours Fragrantly, a candle design studio based in Chennai. Tell us a bit about yourself.    I … Continue reading

July 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Arushi Gupta – Padma Kumar, My Grandmom’s Kitchen, Chennai

Today on the blog, we feature food entrepreneurs Arushi Gupta and Padma Kumar from My Grandmom’s Kitchen, a condiments start up, based in Chennai. My Grandmom’s Kitchen is an entrepreneurial … Continue reading

July 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Dipika Udhani, Adheera, Ahmedabad

Today on the blog, we feature Dipika Udhani, textile designer & founder of Adheera,  a sustainable clothing label based in Ahmedabad. “It began with an insouciant interest in learning tie … Continue reading

July 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Radhika Ravindran, MaLola- Nature Nurtures, Bangalore

Today on the blog, we feature Radhika Ravindran, Plant Lover, Holistic Health Practitioner, Herb Crafter and Founder of MaLola- Nature Nurtures, based in Bangalore. Why did you become a maker?  Why … Continue reading

July 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Sayalee Marathe, Aadyaa, Pune

Today on the blog, we feature Sayalee Marathe, silver jewellery designer and Founder of Aadyaa,  a silver jewellery design label based in Pune. 1.       Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m … Continue reading

July 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker:  Navdeep Kaur, Aagghhoo, Bangalore

Today on the blog, we feature Navdeep Kaur – Founder & Design Director  of ‘Aagghhoo’,  a homegrown clothing brand based in Bangalore; specialising in childrens wear and accessories.  1. Tell … Continue reading

July 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Uma Narayan, Umang Beads, Chennai

Today on the blog, we feature Uma Narayan, Founder and Curator at Umang Beads, a jewellery label founded in Chennai. Tell us a bit about yourself.    Although a botanist by … Continue reading

July 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Sunita Suhas, Indian Yards, Ooty

Today on the blog, we feature Sunita Suhas, quilt designer and founder of Indian Yards; Ooty. She shares with us, her brand story …     1. Tell us a bit about … Continue reading

July 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Madhu Reka, Hashtag Azhagi, Bangalore

Today on the blog, we feature Madhu Reka, textile designer maker and founder of Hashtag Azhagi; Bangalore. She shares with us, her brand story …               … Continue reading

July 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Arun Viswanathan, Chitra’m Craft Chocolates, Coimbatore

Today on the blog, we feature Arun Viswanathan, chocolatier and founder of Chitra’m Craft Chocolates, Coimbatore. He shares with us, his brand story …     Tell us a bit about yourself.  … Continue reading

July 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Sumithra, SewMe Dolls, Bangalore

Today on the blog, we feature Sumithra, doll maker and founder of SewMe Dolls; Bangalore. She shares with us, her brand story …   1. Tell us a bit about yourself.   … Continue reading

July 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Priyanka, Angia, Mumbai

Today on the blog, we feature Priyanka, Bra designer and Founder of Angia, based in Mumbai. Tell us a bit about yourself.  Hi, We are from Mumbai and make hand … Continue reading

July 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Porgai Artisans Association, Sittilingi

Dr.Lalitha Regi and a few member artisans share with us the story of Porgai Artisans Association, based in Tamil Nadu. Porgai is a society of 60 lambadi women artisans . The Lambadis were a nomadic tribe originally from north western india,.somewhere in the present Gujarat /Rajastan border.They migrated down with the Mughal army and settled in Maharashtra , Karnataka, Andra Pradesh and Tamilnadu. ‘Sittilingi’ valley is the 2 nd southernmost settlement of Lambadi community in India.

July 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Srutiza Mohanty, Risham Jewelry, Bangalore

Today on the blog, we feature Srutiza Mohanty, jewellery designer and founder of Risham Jewelry; Bangalore. She shares with us, her brand story …     Tell us a bit about … Continue reading

July 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Tanuja Ramani, Cloudy Sky Studio, Chennai

Today on the blog, we feature Tanuja Ramani, founder and artist – illustrator at Cloudy Sky Studio; Chennai. She speaks about her creative venture and her brand story …     1.Tell … Continue reading

July 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Mridula Harihar, Full Fuse, Bangalore

  “Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher”, said William Wordsworth which echoes the aim of Full Fuse’s exhibit this time whose collection is inspired … Continue reading

August 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Tanuja Sethi, Shop with ‘Tanuja’, Bhubaneswar

Tanuja is a textile artist. She works from her quaint studio in Bhubaneswar. Her canvas is a  tote, tea towel or even a stole. Let’s find out more about the artist, … Continue reading

August 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

Chennai Event: Meet The Maker: Sarath Selvanathan, Mookuthi, Chennai

Today on the blog we feature founder and curator Sarath Selvanathan, of  Mookuthi; a home grown jewelry brand from Madras. Find out more about his design label and his showcase … Continue reading

February 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Chennai Event: Meet The Maker: Ekta Doctor, WonkyWorks, Vadodara

Today on the blog, we feature fused glass artist Ekta Doctor of WonkyWorks, Vadodara. She shares in detail about her venture, workspace, projects and Wonky Works showcase at our event … Continue reading

February 14, 2018 · 1 Comment

Chennai Event: Meet The Maker: Karthik Vaidyanathan, VARNAM, Bangalore

Today on our Meet The Maker blog series; we feature Karthik Vaidyanathan, VARNAM, Bangalore. Karthik will showcase VARNAM at By Hand From The Heart Makers Market, event in Chennai this … Continue reading

February 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

Chennai Event:  Meet The Maker: Ramesh Manickam, Cozart, Chennai

Today on the blog we feature product designer, Ramesh Manickam of Cozart, Chennai. He shares with us in detail about his venture, design process and showcase at the Chennai event. A … Continue reading

February 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

Chennai Event: Meet The Maker: Madhuri Mehta, Fabwrap, Chennai

Today on the blog we feature, Madhuri, principal illustrator &  founder of Fabwrap. She shares with us in brief about her venture and showcase at the makers market.  A bit … Continue reading

February 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

Chennai Event: Meet The Maker: Saarus Nirhali, Glasshopper, Bangalore

Meet lawyer turned full time stained glass artist, Saarus Nirhali of Glasshopper, Bangalore, at By Hand From The Heart Makers Market this February. Today on the blog Saarus shares in … Continue reading

February 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

Chennai Event: Meet the Maker: Famita Latheef, Cochin

Meet designer Famita Latheef at By Hand From The Heart Makers Market this February. Today on the blog Famita talks about her independent label, inspirations, workspace and a bit about … Continue reading

February 10, 2018 · Leave a comment
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