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

The biannual makers market event held in Chennai aka Madras, dedicated to handmade & design by independent talent, artisanal & homegrown labels.

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: 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: Shishu and Chetna, Madhubani Motifs

Shishu and Chetna, currently employed as software professionals and die-hard art lovers. Born and brought up in a traditional family involved with practicing Mithila art (Madhubani Painting), the sisters have developed a keen interest in folk art forms.

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: 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: 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

Chennai Event: Meet The Maker: Tejal Bajla – Akshay Jalan, Brainsmith, Mumbai

Today on the blog we feature Tejal Bajla – Akshay Jalan, Founders, Brainsmith, Mumbai. Lets’ find out about their children learning aid venture and their journey so far. Read on… … Continue reading

February 7, 2018 · Leave a 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: 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: Lakshana Leelakrishnan, Nakedly Yours, Cochin

Today on the blog we feature, artisanal soap maker Lakshana Leelakrishnan of Nakedly Yours.  The maker shares with us in detail about her venture and the new line up, she … Continue reading

January 18, 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

Join The Makers Market

  If you are a maker, artist, crafter or designer, submit your introduction via this online form – follow link: https://goo.gl/forms/WdJRrYlTkVhe3rRi2 We welcome applications from independent artists, crafters, food artisans, … Continue reading

November 24, 2017 · 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

Blog Title: Meet The Maker: Tejal Bajla – Akshay Jalan, Founders, Brainsmith, Mumbai

Today on the blog we feature Tejal Bajla – Akshay Jalan, Founders, Brainsmith, Mumbai. Lets’ find out about their children learning aid venture and their journey so far. Read on… … Continue reading

August 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Fariha Begum, Founder and Designer, Terku, Chennai

On the blog today, we feature Fariha Begum, founder and designer at Terku. She shares in detail about her label, designs, inspirations and her showcase at the By Hand From The … Continue reading

August 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Thamima Shamsuddin, Home Chef, 101 Strawberries, Chennai

Today on the blog we feature Thamima Shamsuddin, Home Chef at 101 Strawberries, Chennai. Lets’ find out about her home based culinary venture and her entrepreneurial journey. Read on….   … Continue reading

August 27, 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 Maker:  Lakshana Leelakrishnan, Artisanal Soap Maker and Co Founder, Nakedly Yours, Cochin

Today on the blog we feature, artisanal soap maker Lakshana Leelakrishnan of Nakedly Yours.  The maker shares with us in detail about her bath and beauty products, her inspirations, her … Continue reading

August 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Benaazir Mukherjee, Founder & Designer, Benaazir, Bangalore

  On the blog today, we feature jewelry designer Benaazir of ‘Benaazir’. She shares in detail about her label, designs, inspirations and her showcase at the By hand From The … Continue reading

August 21, 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: Kuntal Desai, Artist & photographer, atelier KUNTAL, Chennai

Artist and photographer, Kuntal Desai is the founder of ‘atelier KUNTAL’ a design label that he started off with his wife.  Kuntal talks about his works, inspirations,  showcase at the By … Continue reading

August 18, 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: Karima Dawoodani, Creative Head – Soul Works, Mumbai

Karima Dawoodani from Soul Works started a full time venture of designing dreamcatchers ever since she showcased a modest line up at a local flea market in Mumbai a few … Continue reading

August 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Ramani, Doll Maker & Founder, Artefakt, Nagpur

Here’s our first in the Meet The Maker Series for the By Hand From The Heart Makers Market September  2017 edition. Doll maker Ramani learnt to create dolls from her … Continue reading

August 16, 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

Meet the Maker: Shree Bharathi Devarajan, Founder and CEO, Nool By Hand, Erode

Today on Meet The Maker series we feature Shree Bharathi of Nool By Hand – a sustainable fashion label from Erode. Let’s find out more about her company, her weavers, … Continue reading

June 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Mrinalini Cariapa, Designer & Founder, Flames Of The Forest, Bangalore

Today on the blog we feature, Mrinalini Cariapa Founder of Flames Of The Forest, Bangalore; Mrinalini shares in brief her new line up, inspirations and more… lets’s find out!    … Continue reading

June 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Mridula Harihar, Glass Artist, Full Fuse, Bangalore

Glass artist, Mridula Harihar of Full Fuse talks about her display at the By Hand From The Heart Makers Market, her career highlights and her take on Make in India. With … Continue reading

June 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Pooja Sitharthan, Doodle Artist, SwitchOn, Chennai

We chat up with artist Pooja of SwitchOn; chirpy and fullon vibrant just like her doodles, Pooja loves to draw and make things in her home studio she lovingly addresses as … Continue reading

June 2, 2017 · Leave a comment
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