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Tired of the standard Father's day gift ideas?

Tired of the standard Father's day gift ideas?
It is June already and its time to think of ways to celebrate a very special someone: Dad. He deserves something special too!

A potter’s touch to contemporary furniture

A potter’s touch to contemporary furniture
Our contemporary range of blue pottery inlay coffee and console tables, showcase the centuries old art and craft of Blue Pottery. Here delicate and beautiful hand painted tiles bring almost fabric like patterning to solid pieces of furniture....

Spotlight on: Reclaimed wood: Trendy yet timeless

Aarathi P.

Comments 1 Tags Christmas, Reclaimed, Reclaimed wood, Woodwork

Spotlight on: Reclaimed wood: Trendy yet timeless

Eco-friendly, sustainable living is fast becoming an integral part of today’s home design. Reclaimed wood is one such ecologically viable option and is perhaps one of the most used of reclaimed materials. Creating something new from something old... We think of reclamation as giving something a new lease of life- from Items that were perhaps discarded and considered no longer fit for purpose. To us, using reclaimed materials ties in with our belief that things can have a value well beyond their time! Big on style Being environmentally conscious doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice on style. Reclaimed wood has...


Every leaf speaks bliss to me….

Aarathi P.

Tags Auroville, Handmade paper, Leaf imprints

Every leaf speaks bliss to me….

Just like the words of the novelist and poet Emily Brontë, our latest collection speaks of the beauty of nature…. here delicate leaves form patterns and texture, taking centre stage in some amazing creations from the team at Auroville Papers-- “Nature contributes lavishly to the making of our products, entire gardens, and forests – flowers, petals, leaves, grass, pods, etc., combine to adorn and put their living forms and spirit onto the paper, making each item a unique and beautiful creation”. Creating something beautiful & tangible, from something so organic… When you take a look at the beautiful range of picture...


A collection...inspired by the ‘Flora and Fauna’ of India

A collection...inspired by the ‘Flora and Fauna’ of India

It’s been a while, and we’re finally giving our neglected blog the love that it deserves. We’ve been busy researching, planning, creating and shooting our just launched furniture collection, including handcrafted armchairs, and are loving the initial response from you. This collection has been many months in the planning, working with various small-scale artisans and workshops across India, to bring you the little details that really make these chairs one of a kind. The Devil is in the detail All our armchairs are made of beautifully polished teak wood, and available in a choice of bold to neutral velvet, and cotton...

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