NIFT participates in Ambiente and Heimtextil India 2018
Visit us @ NIFT Gallery, Hall # 10, PragatiMaidan, New Delhi
NIFT will be participating in the prestigious Ambiente and Heimtextil India 2018 trade fairs, organised by Messe Frankfurt from 27th to 29th June 2018 in PragatiMaidan, New Delhi. The NIFT Wall will showcase the home and lifestyle products developed by three Textile Design students as part of their final Graduation Project. The collections developed at different craft clusters celebrate the rich diversity of handlooms and handicrafts prevalent in different parts of India and the integration of traditional sensibilities to develop niche contemporary products.
The collections on display include an assorted collection of natural dyed hand block printed Kalamkari cushions developed at Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh by Srishti Chauhan, Textile Design student, Hyderabad campus, sponsored by DC (Handicrafts). Another collection comprises of colourful woven durries, upholstered stools and poufs by Matrika Bhandari, Textile Design student, Delhi campus, developed at Jawaja, Rajasthan and sponsored by DC (Handlooms). The third collection by K. Gayathri Priya, Textile Design student, Chennai campuspresents palm leaf interior products developed at The Pulicat Women Palm Leaf, Cane and Bamboo and Allied Products Workers Industrial Co-operative Society Ltd. located in Pulicat, Chennai with the Muslim and Christian minority women artisans. The project is sponsored by NIFT and Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India under the scheme ‘Upgrading The Skills And Training In Traditional Arts/ Crafts For Development’ (USTTAD).