A lovely baroque border design, the perfect frame highlighting the simple elegance of an open expanse of natural cotton linen.
A fun all-over print, on cotton percale. Dense white details swirl about in rampant paisley motifs, engaging the eye for a curiously meditative effect.
Our version of Ikat fabric, where the yarn is dyed first, then hand-loomed in a complex weaving technique. Classic Ikats can be heavily patterned in bold colors, but we opted for a subtler approach, highlighting the soft neutrality of the linen with the subtlest dabs of gray for a dreamy watercolor vibe.
Classic bhuti flowers, evenly placed as in a formal garden, create the perfect amount of structure for these wild blue blooms.
The Dasati is an ancient eye-shaped symbol for warding off the evil eye. Here, I cast a friendlier eye in subtle blues. My first-time printing on linen with what I think is a softer, more versatile result.
Jatu’s stylized Peepul leaves move with the wind due to their aerodynamic shape. Some believe the gods reside on these leaves. I believe they have the perfect shape and make an elegant print.
Delicate fronds in graceful graphite curves lead the eye from top to bottom, as in a monk’s sand mandala. But do not worry—this print will not blow away in the wind!
nspired by my last trip to Mumbai, where I was lucky enough to be around for the Ganesh festival. I’ve tried to capture the rollicking days filled with flower garlands and marching bands celebrating the prodigious god.
The Japanese markets of Yogyakarta or Solo are great places for discovering faded old sarongs sold in toppling stacks right next to live chickens and jackfruit. The Kala print reminds me of these hidden gems: ornate yet relaxed, softly worn out like an old friend.