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: Saanya Khatwani of Msafiri, Ahmedabad

On the blog today, Founder – Designer Saanya Khatwani of Msafiri, Ahmedabad shares her story.   Tell us a bit about yourself. Originally from Ahmedabad, I graduated from Institute of … Continue reading

August 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

Meet The Makers: Bharathi Ramesh & Sudha Sridhar, Fruits and Herbs, Chennai

On the blog we feature Bharathi & Sudha, the founders of Fruits and Herbs, a Chennai based Skin and Hair Care brand .  Let’s find out about their venture, inspirations … Continue reading

August 13, 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: Sruti Ashok, Inai, Chennai

Meet slow fashion advocate and leather accessory designer, Sruti Ashok of Inai, at By Hand From The Heart Makers Market this February. In this feature Sruti shares with us her … Continue reading

February 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Chennai Event: Meet The Makers: Bharathi Ramesh & Sudha Sridhar, Fruits and Herbs, Chennai

Today on the blog we feature Bharathi & Sudha, the founders of Fruits and Herbs, a Chennai based Skin and Hair Care brand .  Let’s find out about their venture, … Continue reading

February 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Chennai Event: Meet The Maker: Sudha Sekhar, Madras Motifs, Chennai

Today on the blog we feature, bagingineer Sudha Sekhar and founder of Madras Motifs, Chennai. Let’s find out more about this free spirited, bag designer and her venture. Her story…   … Continue reading

February 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Chennai Event: Meet The Maker: Archana Sunil Kumar, Arcsun Art, Chennai

Today on the blog we feature, artist  Archana Sunil Kumar at Arcsun Art, Chennai.  Archana will be participating at the Chennai edition of the makers market this February. Her story … Continue reading

February 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Chennai Event: Meet The Maker: Anvikha Shukla, Anviksha, Ahmedabad

Today on the blog we feature, wire jewelry artist, Anviksha Shukla – Design Principal and Founder at ANVIKSHA, Chennai.  Anviksha will be participating at the Chennai edition of the makers … Continue reading

February 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Chennai Event: Meet The Makers: Artisans of Kanimar, Mamallapuram

We chat up with Curtis “John” Degler who wrote to us about Kanimar. He shares with us in details about the artisan group in Mammallapuram and their showcase at our makers … 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 Artist: Sujith, BHAVM MURALS, Wayanad

On the blog today we feature Artist Sujith of BHAVM MURALS, Wayanad. The team shares in brief about the traditional mural artisan group. A little bit about the organisation. BHAVM MURALS, … Continue reading

January 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

Coimbatore Event: Meet The Maker: Ranjita Bora – Ranjita Bora Ceramics, Puducherry

A trained chef, Ranjita pursued her passion for pottery and has made a mark for herself as an independent potter. Ranjita hand crafts high temperature stoneware and wood fired functional … Continue reading

January 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Coimbatore Event: Meet The Maker: Neha Murthy – Pachisi, Chennai

We chat up with Founder & Designer, Neha Murthy of Pachisi in Chennai; Neha had started Pachisi, 3 years ago, to create fabric based ancient board games and has recently ventured … Continue reading

January 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

2017 – A year like no other

 2017 – 2 events, 61 participants and over 3300 shoppers. 2017 was a blessing for By Hand From The Heart in terms of collaborations and showcasing, new makers. We are ever … Continue reading

December 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Reshma Chengappa, Shakti Ganapati, Chennai

Today on the blog we feature, Shakti Ganapati –  Solid wood furniture designers and manufacturers in Chennai. Founded in 1995,  Shakti Ganapati was led by Deepak Chengappa, Principal Designer / Visionary, along with … Continue reading

August 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Poonam Chordia, Chocolatier, Enchante, Chennai

Today on the blog we feature Poonam Chordia, Chocolatier, at  Enchante, Chennai. Lets’ find out about her venture and her journey so far. She also shares her experience as a tutor … Continue reading

August 29, 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: 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: Rashmi Singh, Founder, Studio Moya, Bangalore

Today on our Meet The Maker Series we feature Rashmi Singh, Founder, Studio Moya, based in Bangalore. Let’s find out more about Rashmi’s journey into craft and product development; and … Continue reading

June 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Chanchal Badsiwal, Founder & Designer, Chanchal, Bangalore

Today we feature,  designer principal Chanchal Badsiwal of Chanchal , Bangalore in our ongoing Meet The Maker Series featuring the participants at our July 2017 Makers Market. Chanchal talks about … Continue reading

June 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Karthikeyan Palanisamy and Harish Manoj Kumar, Tree to Bar Artisan Chocolate Makers, Soklet / Regal Chocolates, Pollachi

Let’s find out more about Karthikeyan Palanisamy and Harish Manoj Kumar, of Soklet and Regal Chocolates from Pollachi. In this blog feature, the team shares their tree to bar artisan chocolate … Continue reading

June 13, 2017 · 1 Comment

Meet The Maker: M.Kalaivani, Artist / Fabric Designer, 56th Day, Goa

We talk to Kalaivani about her passion for cyanotype printing and her creative venture – 56th Day, based in Goa. Let’s find out more about how it all began, her … Continue reading

May 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

2017 Event Calendar for Chennai

20th Edition – 7 – 8 July 2017 . Chennai – CLOSED 21st Edition – 8 – 9 September 2017 . Chennai – OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS. Vendor Information: makers can … Continue reading

May 10, 2017 · 2 Comments

Save The Date: Makers Market Chennai Event July 2017

Our opening act for 2017 will be held in JULY and this will be our 20th EDITION!! We are all excited and buzzing to present to you a gorgeous makers … Continue reading

April 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

2017 Call for Submissions – By Hand From The Heart

2017 – By Hand From The Heart – Call for Submissions We invite makers to showcase their original works at our makers market.  We are open to review applications from … Continue reading

October 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Sowmya Skandan and Vidya Balaje, Pickled Pumpkin, Chennai

Meet the foodpreneurs, Sowmya Skandan and Vidya Balaje of Pickled Pumpkin – meal planners catering to Chennai’s health conscious foodies, who enjoy nutritious and flavorsome balanced meals, delivered at their … Continue reading

October 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Priyanjoli Basu, PRIYANJOLI, Chennai

Meet Priyanjoli Basu, the principal designer and founder of PRIYANJOLI a textile design studio based in Chennai. We chat up with Priyanjoli about her textile design venture, revival of handloom and the textiles … Continue reading

October 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Subhashini Raja, Baby’s Breath, Chennai

We catch up with Subhashini Raja of Baby’s Breath, a home based design venture that designs hand smocked and embroidered dresses for little ones. Subhashini shares with us her entrepreneurial journey, her recent … Continue reading

October 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Bernice Vijayan, Kayel, Chennai

Today we feature, jewellery designer Bernice Vijayan of KAYEL, Chennaiin our ongoing Meet The Maker Series featuring the participants at our October 2016 Makers Market. Bernice talks about her creative venture … Continue reading

September 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Geetanjali Gondhale, Moha, Mumbai

Geetanjali of MOHA, Mumbai will be showcasing her works for the second time with BHFTH. We catch up with the designer who loves Chennai for its food and the’s city … Continue reading

September 29, 2016 · 1 Comment

Meet The Maker: Anaka Narayanan, Brass Tacks, Chennai

We chat up with Director and Creative Head of BRASS TACKS, Anaka Narayanan about her showcase at the By Hand From The Heart Makers Market this October. She shares with … Continue reading

September 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Frederic Cordonnier, Aurosoya, Auroville

Dhaval Chandarana will represent Aurosoya at the makers market this October. Dhaval works with Aurosoya as their distribution and marketing support; he quotes ” I have always enjoyed a wonderful … Continue reading

September 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Vishal Kapur, Vishal Kapur Design Studio, New Delhi

Today we feature,  designer Vishal Kapur of Vishal Kapur Design Studio, New Delhi in our ongoing Meet The Maker Series featuring the participants at our October 2016 Makers Market. Vishal talks about … Continue reading

September 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Aruna Venkateswaran, AURA, Chennai

A bit about yourself and what you do. I am an engineer by graduation but later took on to writing as I discovered my passion in writing. I have been … Continue reading

September 27, 2016 · 1 Comment
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