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: 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: Bayiravi Mani, Kol Kol Baby Carrier, Gurgaon

Today on the blog, we feature Bayiravi Mani, founder of Kol Kol Baby Carrier, Gurgaon. Her label story in brief… Tell us a bit about yourself. I am from Chennai … Continue reading

January 31, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Siva Devireddy, the good loom, Bangalore

Today on the blog, we feature, the good loom, a brand by GoCoop, India’s first national award winning online marketplace for weavers and artisans.      Tell us a bit about the brand. … Continue reading

January 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Gina Joseph, Zola India, Chennai

Today on the blog, we feature craft revivalist and jewelry artist Gina Joseph  and founder of Zola India, a jewelry label based in Chennai. Her story…   Tell us a bit … Continue reading

January 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Rhea Hirani Shah, Aaharya, Mumbai

Today on the blog, we feature jewellery designer Rhea Hirani Shah and founder of Aaharya, a home grown jewelry label specializing in kemp jewellery (temple jewellery), based in Mumbai. Her story…   … Continue reading

January 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Abhilasha Trivedi, Woven Traditions, Lucknow

Today on the blog, we feature Abhilasha Trivedi, embroidery revivalist and founder of Woven Traditions, Lucknow. Her story…   Tell us a bit about yourself. A creative forever learning mom of two presently … Continue reading

January 27, 2019

Meet The Maker: Ruchi Kochhar, StyleAura®, Bangalore

Today on the blog, we feature jewellery designer Ruchi Kochhar and founder of StyleAura®, a jewelry label in Bangalore. Her label story…   Tell us a bit about the founder & … Continue reading

January 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Shreya Lohia, Rajas, Bangalore

Today on the blog, we feature Shreya Lohia, designer & founder of Rajas a sustainable fashion label based in Bangalore. Her story…   Tell us a bit about yourself.  I am … Continue reading

January 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Mrunmayee Namjoshi, Studio VAM, Indore

Today on the blog, we feature Textile, Print & Jewelry Designer Mrunmayee Namjoshi. She is is the creative head & founder of Studio VAM, a home grown label in Indore. … Continue reading

January 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Ketna Contractor, Chennai

Today on the blog, we feature Ketna Contractor, designer of yoga mats. Her story in brief…   Tell us a bit about yourself.I am Ketna Contractor, I have done my Bachelors … Continue reading

January 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Bindu Nair, Ela India, Palakkad

Today on the blog, we feature Bindu Nair, Creative director and founder at Ela India a sustainable womens wear brand based in Palakkad. Her story…   Tell us a bit about … Continue reading

January 27, 2019 · Leave a comment
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