Listings

    No events to show

Follow

Twitter

|

Facebook

|

MySpace

|

Last.fm

RSS

Subscribe

Top 25 Art Blog - Creative Tourist

Posts Tagged ‘India’

An interview with Sadhna Prasad: Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion featured artist.

Mumbai based artist Sadhna is yet another Camberwell graduate who is featured in my unique colouring book, funding NOW on Kickstarter.

Written by Amelia Gregory

MA_ProjectSpread3_SadhnaPrasad
Indian artist Sadhna Prasad contributes a vibrant page to Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion, inspired by her interest in parallel worlds. Here she shares her colour rich take on life, weaving together a love of dreams, memory and fantasy.

Portrait2_SadhnaPrasad
Sadhna Prasad_colouring
What is your colouring book artwork inspired by? It’s very intriguing.
I am currently obsessing over the existence of parallel worlds and researching about how the idea of the same came about. The illustration for the Coloring Book is an experiment for this relationship between humans and spaces. It is to define the two worlds which will connect in multiple ways, depending on the person filling the colors in to finish the image.

read more

Recent Articles

Nazanin Kamali thb

Fine Craft Textiles with Japanese Flair: An interview with designer Nazanin Kamali

Furniture and Interiors designer Nazanin Kamali introduces her debut Textiles collection, discovered at Home London this year.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Furniture and Interiors designer Nazanin Kamali introduced her debut textiles collection at the Home London show in January – here she explains the reasons why she has turned to fine […]

Dirty White Gold thumbnail

Dirty White Gold: new documentary-in-the-making unpicks cotton

Leah Borromeo talks about her film Dirty White Gold at Stoke Newington Literary Festival

Written by Sonja Todd

Roadside sign in India, from the film’s trailer Dirty White Gold is Leah Borromeo‘s film about cotton. It exposes a whole crop of problems with our clothes by unspooling high […]

Joanna-Cave-AW12-by-Gemma-Cotterell-Thumb

Joanna Cave: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Collection Preview Interview

Inspired by Indian colours and patterns, jewellery designer Joanna Cave also cites the essence and femininity of Indian women as an influence for her gorgeous A/W 2012 collection.

Written by Miranda Williams

Joanna Cave A/W 2012 by Gemma Cotterell Joanna Cave has become synonymous with both ethical consciousness and beautiful design. Her mother is Greek and her father is English, so after […]

Ashish: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

Ashish Gupta showed his latest colourful sequin covered collection Bollywouldn't at the BFC Showspace on Tuesday 21st February 2012. Wonderful, as ever.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ashish A/W 2012 by Catherine Meadows. This season Ashish turned to his roots for Bollywouldn’t, a collection which married the iconography of hippy India with late 80s rave culture, both […]

Vikram kushwah Thumbnail

An Interview with Photographer Vikram Kushwah

Wistful and dreamy, Vikram Kushwar is fast becoming known for his imaginative take on fashion photography. Here he tells us more about his creative thinking and the inspiration behind his debut book.

Written by Sarah Deane

Looking through Vikram Kushwah‘s dream-like work, it’s clear to see that the New Delhi-born photographer is a real fantasist at heart. Growing up in a boarding school with the enchanting […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland S/S 2012 in Łódź: Lucja Wojtala

For S/S 2012 Lucja Wojtala produced a range of geometric jacquard knitwear inspired by the traditional aesthetics of South America, Turkey, India and Africa. Fabulous stuff, shown on Sunday 30th October 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Lucja Wojtala S/S 2012 by Kareena Zerefos. I really liked Lucja Wojtala‘s new collection, which featured intricate jacquard knits in a variety of wonderful designs inspired by the traditional aesthetics […]

A Review of ILLUMinations at the Arsenale, Venice Biennale 2011: part two

My second review of highlights from ILLUMinations at the Arsenale includes art by Nicholas Hlobo, Mariana Castillo Deball, Urs Fischer and Monica Bonvicini.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Here’s my second half of a round up of the best art that I found at the ILLUMinations exhibition at the Arsenale, more about part of the 54th Venice Biennale. […]

New Designers 2011 Part One: Jewellery Graduate Show Review

I do absolutely adore fine handmade jewellery... but there was SO much to choose from at New Designers... where to start? Watch out for Li-Chu Wu, Michelle Scicluna, Niti Khanna, Emma Louise Simmonds, Muireann Walshe and more.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Me Me Jewellery by Michelle Scicluna. The jewellery section of New Designers also really brought home to me how important it is to see a university’s individual show where possible: […]

Lazy Summer Days with Handmade Ethical Clothing from Lowie

I discovered Lowie when I shared a press day with them a couple of months ago. The brand was started by Bronwyn Lowenthal nine years ago and specialises in very cute, colourful dresses and knitted garments. Illustrated to perfection!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Lowie by Emma Jardine. Lowie was set up by Bronwyn Lowenthal – born in the UK, site raised in Tanzania, with Jewish roots and a Welsh name. She was trained […]

Nancy Dee: the ethical fashion range from sisters Tamsin and Seraphina Davis

Tamsin and Seraphina Davis are sisters in ethical fashion design. They started their label a few years ago to bridge the gap between style, versatility and ethical production. Here's a taster of their interview in ACOFI.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Emete Yarici by Jenny Lloyd http://jennylloyd.co.uk It’s impossible to miss the Make Lemonade pop-up shop as you walk up Chalton Street Market, treat with big windows displaying the warm and […]

Ivana Basilotta: how vegetarianism inspired a luxury ethical fashion range

Inspired by her vegetarianism, fashion designer Ivana Basilotta's range of luxury ethical clothing is made from eco fabrics such as Peace Silk. Read a taster of her interview in Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration here.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Tania Kowalski was a workshop manager at a well-known contemporary jewellery gallery in London when Synnove Saelthun arrived from New York to join the design team. They soon discovered that […]

Gossypium: an interview with Abigail Petit, founder of the Lewes based ethical clothing company

Back in 2008 Amelia's Magazine worked with textile designer Brie Harrison and Gossypium to create a wonderful Kit Fashion dress and matching bag inspired by old Clothkits designs. Here's an extract with Gossypium founder Abigail Petit from ACOFI.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Vintage fashion, stomach illustrated by Matilde Sazio Vintage shop, price illustrated by Karolina Burdon What gave you the idea for Preloved, Reloved in the first place? Well I always like […]

Aware: Art Fashion Identity at the Royal Academy

The third exhibition of contemporary art at the Royal Academy's Burlington Gardens space explores how clothes are used by artists and designers as a form of communication to reveal and conceal identity

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

An interview with painter, Jethro Buck

In celebration of Jethro Buck's solo exhibition at the North Wall Arts Centre, Amelia's Magazine took a trip to Oxford to visit the exquisite painter's studio...

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Oxford Edgar Degas’ statement; “Art is not what you see, mind medicine but what you make others see, viagra 100mg ” pre-empts the paintings of Jethro Buck. Whilst Buck and […]

A Look into the Herby World of Tea

We speak to Sebastian Pole, founder and herbologist of Pukka Teas, about the ideas and ethics behind the brand. With wonderful illustrations from Nina Hunter and Laurie King.

Written by Florence Massey

Illustration by Nina Hunter I went travelling this summer and it was an amazing experience…but don’t worry I’m not going to bore all readers with stories of finding myself whilst […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: Daks

A review of the Daks Spring/Summer 2010 catwalk show at Somerset House at London Fashion Week, illustrated by Abi Daker.

Written by Lauren Smith

Illustration by Eugenia Tsmiklis After pegging it down the strand, ampoule I arrived at the BFC tent with less than 30 seconds to spare. My desperate dan demeanour must have […]

Yves Saint Laurent : Retrospective : Petit Palais, Paris

The fashion capital and haute couture haven pays tribute to Yves Saint Laurent, charting his rise and rise through fashion, at the Petit Palais, Paris.

Written by Siobhan Fagan

A couple of weeks ago, order I was sifting through work emails and idly wondering how my forthcoming weekend was going to shape up; it seemed to be taking on […]

Sheena Matheiken’s The Uniform Project

Sheena Matheiken and the Uniform Project graduate in [sustainable] style after 365 days of wearing, styling and accesorising the same simple Little Black Dress…

Written by Helen Davis

Can it really be a year since the last Glastonbury? In 2009, viagra sale more about for the first time, Climate Camp was given it’s very own space in the […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2010: London College of Fashion Graduate Natalie Rae

Sally Mumby-Croft celebrates Natalie Rae's accomplished collection with a conversation discussing her creative inspiration and ethical fashion credentials

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Natalie Rae graduated from the London College of Fashion 2010 class with a BA in fashion design technology (Womenswear). The designer caught Amelia’s Magazine’s attention for her stance against the […]