- An indispensable volume for students and practitioners of design - Presents a wide range of regional craft variations - Outstanding examples of design solutions utilizing traditional crafts - Vital reference resource, inspirational lookbook, and an index of practitioners This volume aims to create a lavish showcase of the possibilities of Indian crafts being used in expressive, practical and contemporary ways within interior spaces. Practitioners of traditional crafts in the country have been since antiquity using locally available materials to create objects of value used for a variety of purposes. Based on the understanding that the best results are obtained when a craft itself forms the DNA of a design, the contributors take us through the wide range of regional craft variations as well as outstanding examples of design solutions that utilize these crafts. The publication functions as a reference resource, inspirational "lookbook," and an index of practitioners. With insightful essays on stone; grass, coir and natural fibers; wood; textiles; bamboo and cane; glazed ceramics and terracotta; surface decoration; metal; and glass and mirrorwork accompanied by stunning visuals, this is an indispensable volume for students and practitioners of design. Published in association with Institute of Indian Interior Designers, Mumbai.