Issue #009, 2022 ISSN: 2581- 9410
- Design Matters: A Discussion Between Artisan Designers of Kutch and Craft Experts of India
- Valuing the Unique: Re-Thinking Scale
- Bhujodi to Bagalkot Goes South
- Poonambhai, and Why I Do What I Do
- The Design Craft Dilemma
- THE OPPORTUNITY FACTOR
1-Design Matters: A Discussion Between Artisan Designers of Kutch and Craft Experts of India
from a translation by Nilanjan Mondal, SKV Programme Coordinator
On 24 October 2016, the artisan design students of Somaiya Kala Vidya in Kutch participated in the final jury of their eleven-month course. Jury members included world renowned designer Ritu Kumar, Anuradha Kumra, senior designer for Fabindia, Gita Ram, Chairperson, Crafts Council of India, and Reena Bhatia, Design Faculty at Maharaja Sayajirao University Baroda. That evening, SKV held a seminar for the artisan design community and this expert panel. Following is a translation of the discussion.
From Handicraft to Design Craft: Marketing Tradition in the Contemporary World
Judy Frater, Founder Director, SKV-
We started SKV to take a program to an institute, because design education is important for artisans. We have reached ...