Anika Mittal Dhawan and Tanya Khanna’s furniture and home accessories are an attractive amalgam of tradition and modernity.
Since 2010 they run Amalgam, a design firm specializing in home accessories, furniture and lighting products, based out of New Delhi. Their inspiration comes from surrounding patterns and culture that reflect in products being modern reference to contemporary life.
This brand emphasizes design as a craft, and views it as a holistic experience, where, from spatial mediation, to lifestyle and accessory design, every product is viewed as a blend of function and esthetic, tradition and modernity, style and utility, color and pattern, technique and retro style.
“Innovation is crucial, – Anika and Tanya believe, – in today’s global era of constant dialogue and exchange of ideas, we need to continuously innovate and use traditional Indian art and craft as a means to represent the Indian design ethos.”
Read this story in POOL 49.