Rakesh Kumar

Diploma Project Journey of Fabric Techniques
Sakthivel V

Mulberry Silks Limited

The project was aimed at developing collections of contemporary home furnishing fabrics for the European and US markets, according to the seasonal trends. It revolved around imbibing the design process, production constrains, quality control and costing in a rapidly changing industrial set up and involved developing fabrics in techniques like jacquard, embroidery, prints, velvet and dobby as innovative designs solutions. Inspiration was drawn from Mughal and Chinese architecture, Moroccan tiles, ethnic textiles, damasks and contemporary stripes, Pahari paintings and flowers and foliage.