Industry News, Opinion & Insight

Why ‘The Sari’?
By Malika Verma Kashyap
As we publicly embark on our cultural documentation of the sari through short film, I would like to share why we decided to participate in an ongoing conversation about its relevance with a project of this scope and magnitude.
The Ethics of Terminology
By Border&Fall
We seem to read, use and speak these terms all the time, as both makers and consumers. However most are self-defined … ambiguous, self-regulated and therefore open to interpretation.
The October 2015 opening of the Victoria & Albert Museum’s exhibit ‘The Fabric of India’ - a retrospective celebrating the country’s layered heritage - held all promise to reflect the breadth and depth of our traditional and contemporary textiles.
In attendance, besides museum stakeholders and the contributing fashion and craft industry contingents, was a segment of London society with ties or an interest in art, design and India's aesthetics. As appearances go, aesthetics, while not ignored, were telling. In a sea of synthetic bandhani, machined acrylic mirror potli bags and cli…


Craft Today: The Artisan & Innovation
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Potentially Revolutionary
By Suniti Ila Rao
Khadi and Denim: two fabrics of distinct origins, histories and constitutions are now woven together in an inconspicuous but potentially significant marriage. One of the most exciting textile developments, this pairing is making inroads into the billion-dollar denim market.
The Ganga Maki Textile Studio is the last in our three-part series looking at path-breaking weaving facilities in different stages of development across the country.
Maximiliano Modesti - Textile Designer
Made In India
By Border&Fall
Maximiliano Modesti works at the intersection of craft, design and excellence. He speaks to us about valuing the ‘Made in India’ label and the changes required to ensure the future of the industry.

Community Portraits, Creative Process & Studio Spaces

Filmmaker, Oddjoint

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