Category: Kutch Diaries

In March 2011, I traveled to Kutch in Gujarat (India). Here I found, type in the most unexpected places – Kutch Diaries is a chronicle of it all!

Sangam—Text and Textile

When I left my job at Ishan Khosla Design this summer, one of my biggest regrets was leaving a project being done for the Australia India Design Platform in its infancy. This project was bringing together my love for letters and textiles, and I hated not being able to be a part of it right […]

Kutch Diaries/Text on Textile

Always fun to see text on textiles, whether woven or embroidered! We met Ram ji Bhai at Kala Raksha. He is an Ikat weaver. Ram ji Bhai was very gracious to invite us to his home, and show us his looms and give us a demonstration. He had one of the most beautiful homes we […]

Kutch Diaries/Pixel meets Patola

In our hotel lobby in Bhuj, there was a framed business card for a Patola* store in the city. One look at it, and the first thing that came to mind was the pixel portraits Prateek makes. It is a pity that we don’t see traditional motifs like the one in the card make an […]