Tag Archives: Gujarat

COMMENT: Somiya Kalavidya

The district of Kutch in the West Indian region of Gujarat is famed for its signature mirror work and dense embroidery motifs with each of the regions tribes and sub-tribes maintaining their closely guarded signature styles. Central to all this activity is the distinct and well-respected Somaiya Kalavidya, an organisation who provide design education for Kutch’s traditional Read More

FIELD TRIP: Gujarat, ‘The Jewel Of The West’

The city of Ahmedabad in India’s western state of Gujarat is famously known to be the city where Mahatma Gandhi centred his struggle for India’s freedom. Now India’s sixth largest city, Ahmedabad has grown to become a vibrant commercial hub with an exciting cultural offer. However, as host to the National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad is Read More