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: Karpagam Anand of JVAALA by KARPAGAM ANAND, Bangalore

Today on the blog, Karpagam Anand of JVAALA by KARPAGAM ANAND, Bangalore shares her label story and her entrepreneurial  travel as a jewellery designer. Tell us a bit about yourself. I … Continue reading

August 19, 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

Meet The Maker: Ikroop Dhillon of Ikroop Glass Art Jewelry, Delhi

Glass artist & jewellery designer, Ikroop Dhillon will showcase her label Ikroop – Glass.Art.Jewelry at the makers market. From glass art to glass jewellery, Ikroop’s designs brings together Italian Glass Art and Indian … Continue reading

August 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Lalaine Vellakat of Le Rustique, Mumbai

Today day on the blog we feature, Lalaine Vellakat, designer & maker of Le Rustique, Mumbai. She shares with us in brief about her venture and her jewelry line. Read … Continue reading

August 17, 2018

Meet The Maker: Lakshmi Devi of Knotty Love, Chennai

Today on the blog, we feature embroidery artist Lakshmi Devi of Knotty Love, Chennai. She shares in brief about her  venture and her debut showcase at our event. Tell us a … Continue reading

August 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Rashmika Ilango of MiyaMika Terracotta, Coimbatore

Rashmika Ilango of MiyaMika Terracotta, Coimbatore brings to the makers market handcrafted terracotta jewellery and home decor. Today on the blog, she talks about her design venture. Tell us a … Continue reading

August 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Arshia Bhargava and Avishek Mandal of RIAS Clothing, Jaipur

Today on our Meet The Makers Series; we feature Arshia Bhargava and Avishek Mandal of Designers and Founders of RIAS Clothing, Jaipur;  The team shares with us in brief about their … Continue reading

August 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Menaka Bapuji of Varnuyathe, Chennai

Meet founder- designer Menaka Bapuji at By Hand From The Heart Makers Market this August. Today on the blog Menaka talks in brief about her independent label, USP and her … Continue reading

August 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Vibitha Edward of Vie, Chennai

Today on the blog,  we chat up with Vibitha Edward, Design Principal and Founder of Vie – an accessory design house based in Chennai. Read on … Tell us a … Continue reading

August 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Sriparna Ray of Bhomra Design Co., Kolkota

Meet Sriparna Ray at By Hand From The Heart Makers Market August Edit in Chennai. Today on the blog the founder and designer of  Bhomra Design Co., Kolkota shares with … Continue reading

August 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Shilpa Mitha of Sueño Souvenir, Chennai

Today on the blog we feature, food miniaturist, Shilpa Mitha of Sueño Souvenir, Chennai.  Shilpa talks about her creative business and her showcase at our upcoming makers market event here … Continue reading

August 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Havisha Reddy of Somaras Foods, Chennai

Meet Founder and Head Snack Tester, Havisha of Somaras Foods,  Chennai. An engineer turned raw food entrepreneur, Havisha talks about her food venture and more. Read on… Tell us a bit … Continue reading

August 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Story Of Our Logo

Founders / Curators Notes: Since 2011; we have been busy curating what we love doing the most; presenting the makers community in a clean and crisp marketplace format for the … Continue reading

February 15, 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

Chennai Event: Meet The Farm Entrepreneurs: Manjunath Marappan – Ashok Kannan, HAPPY HENS, Bangalore

Free range eggs at the makers market. Lets find out more about the Happy Hens here on the blog … Tell us a bit about yourself. Manjunath M– Business Graduate … Continue reading

February 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Chennai Event: Meet The Maker: Sandeep Kumar Gangaram, Kandy, Chennai

Today we feature, Sandeep Kumar Gangaram, designer of KANDY, a terracotta water bottle. Lets find out more about the maker and his venture. Tell us a bit about yourself.  I am … Continue reading

February 9, 2018 · 1 Comment

Chennai Event: Meet The Maker: Deepa Jadhav, Sew4Soul, Pune

Meet Deepa Jhadav, the founder of Sew 4 Soul. From handcrafted bags and clutches to travel wallets, Deepa makes it all at her home studio in Pune.
As Deepa mentions, “Sew4soul is an attempt to bring soul into a small piece of fabric”.

February 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Chennai Event:Meet The Maker: Mani Shanker Singh, Son Of A Noble SNOB, Bangalore

Mani Shanker Singh is the Design Principal and Founder of Son Of A Noble SNOB, Bangalore. Snippets from our archive – Let’s get to know about his design venture . … Continue reading

February 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Chennai Event: Meet The Maker: Amrita Nambiar, Olie, Bangalore

Illustrator and graphic designer, Amrita Nambiar is the owner & creative head of Olie; a home furnishings design studio currently based in Bangalore.

February 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Coimbatore Event: Meet The Maker: Archana Avinash, Strings & Beads, Dubai

An MBA grad with a background in Corporate Communications & Marketing, Archana Avinash chose her passion over her high paying daily job in 2011. Having been raised in the Middle … Continue reading

January 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Coimbatore Event: Meet The Maker: Lalitha Regi & Members of 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.

January 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Coimbatore Event: Meet the Maker: Pabitha Prakash & Bhanumathy Balaji, KRITI, Salem  

Today on the blog we feature, Pabitha Prakash & Bhanumathy Balaji; lets find out more about these two friends who founded an art based craft venture – KRITI. The team shares … Continue reading

January 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Priyanjoli Basu, Designer & Founder, PRIYANJOLI, Chennai

Meet Priyanjoli Basu at By Hand From The Heart Makers Market this September. Today on the blog the designer shares with us a brief write up about her label and … Continue reading

August 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker:  Rama Srinivasan, Designer, Dakshin Studio, Bangalore

Today on the blog, we feature, Rama Srinivasan a craft and textitle enthusiast , dancer and design entrepreneur. Ram shares with us her new line up, inspirations and more about her … Continue reading

August 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet The Farmtrepreneurs: Santhosh – Vishnuram, Founders, Ultimate Cococs, Pollachi

Santhosh and Vishnu Of Ultimate Cococs are farmers first. Their father Madhu Ramakrishnan of Santhosh Farms is a veteran in organic and natural farming. From farming to coir products, the brothers have developed a wide array of gardening solutions with coconut coir.

August 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Arsheen Moosa, Footwear Designer & Founder, Pretty Random, Chennai

Accessory designer turned footwear designer Arsheen Moosa of Pretty Random is a NIFT graduate. Let’s find out more about her design venture, work inspirations and line up for the By … Continue reading

August 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Shreenithi, Crochet Artist, Crochet Love, Chennai

Shreenithi is a software engineer and a craft entrepreneur; who diligently works on her crochet orders over the weekends. She custom designs crochet miniatures and Amigurumi under her label Crochet … Continue reading

August 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Divya Prasanna Kamath, Design Entrepreneur, handworkstudio, Bangalore

Divya Prasanna Kamath showcased for the first time in Chennai with us in 2016; we are more than excited to see her back at this edition with a wider range … Continue reading

August 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Ananya Vyas, Founder and Designer, Girl Thinks, Gurgaon

Today on the blog we feature Ananya Vyas of Girl Thinks. Ananya has been making paper jewelry for over 3 year from her studio in Gurgaon. A Fine Arts graduate, … Continue reading

August 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Shilpy Gupta, Potter & Founder, Ceramic Trail, Bangalore

Today on the blog we feature, Shilpy Gupta a potter and Founder of Ceramic Trail, Bangalore. Shilpy talks about her new line up, inspirations and more… lets’s find out!  About … Continue reading

August 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Tanuja, Artist and Founder, 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 17, 2017 · 2 Comments

Meet The Maker: Mani Shanker Singh, Fashion Designer and Founder, Son Of A Noble SNOB, Bangalore

Today on our Meet The Makers Series; we feature Mani Shanker Singh, Fashion Designer and Founder of Son Of A Noble SNOB, Bangalore. Let’s get to know about his design … Continue reading

July 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet The Food Artisan: Fouziya Kutty, Founder, Fouziya’s Cooking, Chennai

Today on our Meet The Maker Series, we feature the story of home chef turned full time artisanal food entrepreneur, Fouziya Kutty.  Based in Chennai, Fouziya’s now two year old venture … Continue reading

June 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Razia Kunj, Jewellery Designer, Razia Kunj Art & Facts, Mumbai

Today on our Meet The Makers Series; we feature jewellery designer, Razia Kunj of Razia Kunj Art & Facts, Mumbai. Razia talks about her jewellery line, how it all started, her … Continue reading

June 19, 2017 · Leave a comment
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