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Detail’s in the Design

The best of Indian crafts come together on one platform.

Kirrt project: Postcards from the Past

Kirrt is a project that documents craftspeople, artisans and artists of Punjab in an effort to showcase and promote their work


Pencil colour shavings made into colourful images

Aren't shavings of colour pencils considered a waste? Well, not for Meghan Maconochie.

Madhya Pradesh's tribal museum preserves their cultural heritage

At the epic, ‘Janjaatiya Sanghralaya’, the world of indigenous tribes is depicted with much authentic skill and finesse.

Strokes of Resistance

Somnath Hore drew his heroes from the margins of society

Craft As Culture

This is at the ongoing annual conference of International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institutes held in association with the Pearl Academy of Fashion.


After GI,chikankari to get craftmark,logo

After the Geographical Indication registration,chikankari craft of Lucknow will now get a distinct identity by getting a brand name and a logo.

Surat's rich zari craft gets GI status

'Zari' is a type of thread made of fine gold or silver wire used in traditional Indian and Pakistani garments.

Top Ten

Firgive the cliche,but all’s well that ends well. The hiccups apart,like sullen Jammu and Kashmir state officials at the start,‘sky dining’ interruptions and parking woes,Chandigarh’s first National Crafts Mela has concluded on a high note.


Over the years,reclusive sculptor S. Nandagopal has sharpened his craft and legacy

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DIY: A Christmas tree in 10 easy steps

Want to celebrate Christmas and do some 'green' good while you're at it? Why not recycle your old magazine pages into a super-cute Christmas tree.