Meet The Maker: Mrinalini Cariapa, Flames Of The Forest, Bangalore

Today we feature, jewellery designer Mrinalini Cariapa of Flames Of The Forest, Bangalore in our ongoing Meet The Maker Series for our August 2016 Makers Market Edition. Mrinalini talks about her creative venture and her passion for design, nature and jewellery. She shares her craft experience, current works and business tips. Continue reading Meet The Maker: Mrinalini Cariapa, Flames Of The Forest, Bangalore

Meet The Maker: Mridula Harihar, FULL FUSE, Chennai

Mridula Harihar is a Chennai based glass artist who works with Stained glass, Fused glass and Mosaic techniques. Mridula has spent 8 years practicing glass art, under the mentorship of the renowned glass artist Anjali Venkat. She has been exploring the range of possibilities ever since. Without further ado, we would like to introduce to you, Mridula Harihar. Continue reading Meet The Maker: Mridula Harihar, FULL FUSE, Chennai

Meet The Maker: Vinayak, Aishwarya, Karan – Monkeyji

We proudly celebrate all that is Indian, in all its vividness, form, color and joy. We like to think of us as storytellers, sharing our India though different medium. We have been creating for about 10 years now, but it has only been a few weeks since MonkeyJi was born. Continue reading Meet The Maker: Vinayak, Aishwarya, Karan – Monkeyji

Meet The Maker: Benaazir Mukherjee, MoodSwings Jewelry by Benaazir

Simplicity inspires me, be it in a conversation, an artwork, a song or a person. For me, ‘ less is more’ have more conviction and longevity. We are also on a passionate pursuit to breathe new life into age-old Indian jewelry crafts and techniques. Continue reading Meet The Maker: Benaazir Mukherjee, MoodSwings Jewelry by Benaazir

Meet The Maker: Archana Avinash, Strings & Beads

I am Archana Avinash, Designer & Owner at Strings & Beads, a conscious lifestyle brand that marries crystal healing and gorgeous jewelry to help create balance and fulfillment in your everyday life. Continue reading Meet The Maker: Archana Avinash, Strings & Beads

Meet The Maker: Sarita Ganeriwala and Sarika Ginodia, Karomi

Working with rural and urban artisans, in West Bengal, India, our pledge is to produce ‘quality handicrafts’ in hand-loom weaving, hand-block printing, hand embroideries and combined techniques. Continue reading Meet The Maker: Sarita Ganeriwala and Sarika Ginodia, Karomi

Meet The Maker: Ummu Salma, Made in Craftadise

Ummu Salma is a home based craft entrepreneur, crochet enthusiast and craft blogger in Chennai. I am a blogger and an entrepreneur in the field of Crochet and craft. I am an engineering post graduate following my passion and turning my hobby into a thriving business one step at a time. Continue reading Meet The Maker: Ummu Salma, Made in Craftadise

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. Continue reading Meet The Maker: Shishu and Chetna, Madhubani Motifs

Meet The Maker: Priyanjoli Basu, PRIYANJOLI

I have always loved textures and patterns, but only after traveling to places with rich textile histories and vibrant markets featuring hand-crafted fabrics that I decided to make my passion a career. Continue reading Meet The Maker: Priyanjoli Basu, PRIYANJOLI

Meet The Maker: Bharathi Devarajan, Nool By Hand

Nool aims to cater to that group of people who are passionate about eco friendly conscious living. The fashion we create turn into “heirlooms” where every piece tells the story of Chennimalai, a weaver’s passion and a community’s livelihood. Continue reading Meet The Maker: Bharathi Devarajan, Nool By Hand

Meet The Maker: Pritesh and Megha Asher, Juicy Chemistry

Juicy Chemistry was born with a goal to provide effective skin care products formulated with the purest and the most nutrient rich ingredients the nature has to offer. Continue reading Meet The Maker: Pritesh and Megha Asher, Juicy Chemistry

Meet The Artist: Kokila Bhattacharya

I’m 22, and all of these twenty two years I’ve doused myself in some art form or another. I juggle between dance, poetry, music & activism (if I may term it so) but spend most of my time illustrating. Being a proud drop-out from the conventional, formal (education) system and life, I am trying & experimenting with creating a life designed by me. Continue reading Meet The Artist: Kokila Bhattacharya

Meet The Artist: Brijesh Deva Reddy, Atramentous

Armed with only a black marker and an array of contingent surfaces to pick from, this Chennai based artist’s use of extreme tonal contrasts in his work make a strong impact on the viewer’s discernment. Brijesh Deva Reddy, is a Graduate of product design from Symbiosis Institute of Design in Pune and a serial entrepreneur and ethnographer by profession, comic illustrator and an artist by circumstance. Continue reading Meet The Artist: Brijesh Deva Reddy, Atramentous

Meet The Artist: Aarti Karwayun

An independent artist; I create what I love. My art resonates who I am. Largely my fine art work has been stories that are centered around women. The concept idea is expressed in charcoal, one of the favorite medium that I have explored a lot. Continue reading Meet The Artist: Aarti Karwayun

Meet The Artist: Akshaya Bhuvan

Akshaya Bhuvan, a student of class 11 (Lady Andal School), Chennai; will exhibit her art works – mostly abstract landscape works in oil pastels, dry crayons and ink; all her works are inspired from her travels and everyday life. By Hand From The Heart event will be Akshaya Bhuvan’s maiden art group show. Continue reading Meet The Artist: Akshaya Bhuvan

Meet The Artist: Mridula Harihar

Mridula Harihar is a Chennai based glass artist who works with Stained glass, Fused glass and Mosaic techniques. She focuses on creating functional art pieces. Mridula has spent 8 years practicing glass art, under the mentorship of the renowned glass artist Anjali Venkat. Continue reading Meet The Artist: Mridula Harihar

Meet The Artist: Kumaravelu

Chennai based artist Kumaravelu talks about his journey into the world of art; his inspirations, dreams, mistakes, and life changing milestones. From spray painting jobs to  gallery art shows; Kumaravelu has seen it all. Meet the artist at the art group show at By … Continue reading Meet The Artist: Kumaravelu

Meet The Artist: Shirupa Gupta

Bangalore based artist Shirupa Gupta talks about her art works, inspirations and her display at the By Hand, From The Heart event in Chennai. From a successful career (R&D Engineer in an embedded systems company) to a full time artist Shirupa’s journey as an artist is inspiring. Continue reading Meet The Artist: Shirupa Gupta

Meet The Artist: Rupak Munje

Rajendra Munje talks about Rupak, his art therapy and “Infinity” – Rupak’s latest art works collection. Based in Chennai , Rajendra Munje & his family have been mentoring their immensely gifted son, Rupak who was born autistic. Continue reading Meet The Artist: Rupak Munje

Meet The Artist: Malayalam Project

By Hand From The Heart would be Malayalam Project’s first show outside Cochin; on display you will find Malayalam excerpts and artworks by artists from different backgrounds – fine artists, graphic designers, illustrators, typographers, & photographers. Continue reading Meet The Artist: Malayalam Project