ANUPRIYA SAHU, 33
Architect and Co-founder, Alankaram, Delhi www.alankaram.in
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)