ECO WAR­RIOR

MRINMAYEE KUNDALIA, 26, FOUNDER, TUNI TALES, HYDERABAD

India Today - - COVER STORY - www.tu­ni­in­te­ri­ors.com By Mona Ra­ma­vat

Grad­u­ate of Na­tional In­sti­tute of Fash­ion Tech­nol­ogy, Hyderabad, and Lon­don Col­lege of Fash­ion, Mrinmayee Kundalia calls her­self a tex­tile de­signer by pro­fes­sion and artist by heart. Browse through her lat­est range, the Me­ta­mor­pho­sis Se­ries and you know why. Soft lines, fab­ric de­tail­ing and nat­u­rally dyed yarns come to­gether in a re­fresh­ing new aes­thetic un­der her la­bel TUNI Tales, where TUNI is an ab­bre­vi­a­tion of Textiles yoU aNd I. Kundalia launched it in 2014 with the aim of pro­duc­ing zero waste and util­is­ing sus­tain­able textiles. She uses fab­rics like khadi, Hy­der­abadi ikat and cot­ton.

SUS­TAIN­ABLE CHIC Kundalia’s com­mit­ment to­wards sus­tain­abil­ity goes a step fur­ther. “We even cre­ate a line of prod­ucts from our own tex­tile waste at the end of each col­lec­tion,” she says.

ON OF­FER Kundalia re­tails cush­ion cov­ers, ta­ble run­ners, cur­tains, din­ner mats, coast­ers, bed cov­ers, pillow cases, quilts and throws.

She also has a spe­cial chil­dren’s range.

PRICE `900 to `12,000

GOOD EARTH Mrinmayee Kundalia uses sus­tain­able textiles to cre­ate fur­nish­ings

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