Ar­chi­tect and Co-founder, Alankaram, Delhi

India Today - - COVER STORY / PEOPLE - By Ridhi Kale

Anupriya Sahu be­lieves that de­signs should com­bine aes­thet­ics, er­gonomics, strength and util­ity. With this as her ba­sis, she started fur­ni­ture stu­dio Alankaram in Oc­to­ber 2015. “We make fur­ni­ture in In­dian (such as teak wood) as well as im­ported (such as white oak) wood us­ing wood join­ery tech­niques that not only to make the pieces strong but also add to the aes­thet­ics of the fur­ni­ture,” she says.

WOODEN WON­DERS Fur­ni­ture fea­tured here ranges from small multi-pur­pose stools for ca­sual seat­ing, a hand-painted lounge chair and a high chair with hand-em­broi­dered fab­ric to large stor­age cum book cab­i­net in teak wood painted in dif­fer­ent colours. PRICE `10,500 on­wards (chair), `60,000 on­wards (so­fas)

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