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Sanctity of Words on Cloth
Gunjan Jain, founder of Vriksh Designs, a design studio working with weavers in Odisha, continues the traditions of single-ikat and extra-weft weaves, and uses...
Inspired by Odisha
by Selvedge Team September 24, 2021 “We aim to highlight the people and the processes behind the textiles”, says Gunjan Jain,...
Ikat’s Bali Jatra and Other Voyages
By The Voice of Fashion With a new e-commerce portal and an ambitious new collection of ikat saris, textile...
An Ode to Odisha by Gunjan Jain
Designer Gunjan Jain is focused on reinterpreting the traditional design vocabulary of Odisha through designing detail-oriented textiles.Read more
Odisha’s Maritime Links: ‘Bali Jatra’ Collection
Bali Jatra, a contemporary design collection in handwoven silk saris reimagined after an extensive research on motifs, patterns, colours and references of textiles that were traded during that period.Read more
Infusing Life Into Dying Odisha Weaves
Gunjan has not only made the weaves of Odisha her own but also its culture, people and language.Read more
Talking Ikat with Indian Designer Gunjan Jain
“Those early years in Odisha with one of the world’s oldest and greatest traditions of ikat weaving changed my life”Read more
Keeping the Odisha's Heritage Handloom Alive
The aesthetics are classical but the execution is contemporary. My interest was piqued and I knew I had to learn more about Vriksh and its founder, Gunjan Jain.Read more
Weaving a history
With each lap the Industrial Revolution makes, the lines between machine and human wear thin. A once-respected artisan morphs into a labourer and then, an operator. Soon, only wisps of human touch will remain.Read more
For the Love of the Loom
A young textile designer finds her passion in the weaving villages of OdishaRead more
Weavers' tales of Odisha
A show of traditional textiles heralds efforts to revive Odisha's rare handlooms
Weaving together Odisha's Handloom tradition
Having done her designing course from Pearl Academy of Fashion, New Delhi, Gunjan set up ‘Vriksh’, an alternate design studio in Bhubaneswar, in 2008 to produce works in handloom using natural materials and traditional practices.Read more