Check out these Do-It-Yourself kits to learn new crafts at home

In the previous few months of lockdown, we tried our hand at many hobbies akin to gardening, baking, and craft….

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Royals in the everyday

Designers, cinematographers, writers, entrepreneurs — the youthful technology is making an attempt new issues and carving a life separate from…

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Homegrown gifts and a Punya Box

Dastkar goes digital. Plus, a platform for merchandise created by NGOs handsondastkar.com With bustling venues and platforms for the nation’s…

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Get your DIY game on

The spirit of do-it-yourself (DIY) has out of the blue taken city India by storm. DIY, which initially gained traction…

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Etikoppaka toys of Andhra Pradesh in the spotlight

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the efforts of toymaker CV Raju in reviving the historical wooden lacquer craft toys throughout…

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Returning to the hoop: five artistes who turned to embroidery this lockdown

Intricately embroidered landscapes, portraits and messages on psychological well being. Five artistes who kickstarted their love for the artwork type…

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The new indie craft helpers

Meet the people who started working with weaving communities throughout the lockdown to assist them tide the pandemic and past…

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Fancy a petal tea scoop?

The used-to-do phenomenon is prevalent throughout the nation with craftspeople, says Harpreet Padam, an adjunct designer from NIFT. He talks…

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The thumbprint quilt project: how designer Jayshree Poddar is turning hand-painted kora fabrics into quilts for children

Last August, Jayshree Poddar, the design director at textile agency Atmosphere, visited Aim for Seva Chatralayam for Girls in Bengaluru…

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From dosa to noodles, find your favourite foods in miniature

Kirti Basal spends her days surrounded by meals. Plates of crispy dosas, fluffy idlis, syrupy gulab jamuns, vibrant cupcakes, and…

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