Craft-based Projects

Programme Consisting of Seven Workshops with Stone Artisans Held across India, Crafts Council of India, 2004-2012

Since the last 13 years Siddhartha has directly worked with over 1500 craftspeople with and aim to create a link between traditional craft communities and urban markets, through design that is modern and a business model that provides sustainable livelihoods.

The delicately carved Jaali/lattice work stone lights, made by two talented stone artisans were initially produced at one of the 7 workshops he conducted for Crafts Council of India. The lattice work is combined with a turned hardwood base housing a LED light. These lighting systems are now retailed at leading hotels & lifestyle stores in India.