Designing for Crafts: Stone

Crafts Council of India, 2005-2007

Strategy for development of skilled
young traditional stone carvers at
a national level across India over
four years with the aim of creating
sustainable livelihoods in the context
of modern market conditions. A new
range of over 200 utilitarian products
were designed through these

 workshops for traditional Indian
stone craftsmen

1 18 pieces of the semi precious
Belgium Black stones are inlaid into
theAlabaster plate to create each
Autorickshaw motif.
2  Marble wash basin
3  I am drawing a banana leaf onto
a sandstone planter for the stone
artisans from Orissa
4  Artisans carving out a design
drawn out by me