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Under the watchful eye of the state, we linger

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Unravelling Threads

The legacy of Kashmir’s famed Pashmina shawls is tainted by the centuries-old neglect of the industry’s weavers.

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Conflict

Object In Print

Refashioned as a newspaper, Object's mini issue is our take on a Sunday newspaper. The issue sits on the intersection of state and surveillance with reportage from Palestine, Israel and India.

Chandani wears Raw Mango; Israeli uniforms manufactured in Kerala.
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The rebel box

The rebel box finds its origins in Midnapore, West Bengal. The faraway district is known as the Land of Freedom Fighters, in tribute to those who were early risers against colonial rule.

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Magazine

Our maiden issue: high gloss, high fashion and dare we say, highbrow. Object is available for sale at select bookstores around the world and in our online shop. Limited prints on paper glossier than your glossiest lipgloss, we we hope it rests safely on your coffee table as India’s first coffee table magazine. To preorder your copy, subscribe to the box and make sure you get yours first!

the nomad's route

Designed for a festival launch, Object Mini introduces the flyer that celebrates the possibilities of a Desert Disco. Introduced at Magnetic Fields, it features Fleur, our mascot.

meet the designers and artisans from this issue

A careful, thoughtful curation of designers whose aesthetic matches that which is expressed in the current edition of our print issue.

Swatti Kapoor

Swatti Kapoor

Designer

Philosophy, poetry, and painting find a home in Swatti’s deeply intertextual work.

CountryMade

CountryMade

Designer

A theatre of war and its correspondences paint a portrait of the other.

Dhruv Vaish

Dhruv Vaish

Designer

Complacency is an anathema to fashion, to be comfortable around skin is its epitome.

Anushe Pirani

Anushe Pirani

Designer

Behind the serenity of a garment there is always an idea in sleepless turmoil.

Mason and Mill

Mason and Mill

Designer

A cool brickwork corner of a factory is where Mason and Mill began. The idea was to create clothes of an easygoing kind that the designer could herself wear in the swelter of a Mill.

Hemji

Hemji

Designer

Surrounded by the clairvoyance of gemstones and combined with a love for the handloom, Hemji chooses to put all the elemental energies of air, water, earth and sun into its fabric. There is no right way to wear a Hemji, one is free to experiment.

Paher

Paher

Designer

Texture itself is imperfect and there is no such thing as plain. Knowing that the perfection of handmade is in its imperfection, Paher’s aestheticism marries the modern to the handmade.

Basant Kothi

Basant Kothi

Designer

Being minimal and simple evades the question of categorising oneself into the genres of high and low fashion.  Basant Kothi moves towards sustainable choices with a neutral and clean aesthetic which is highly understated.

Arun Khatua

Arun Khatua

Artisan

The versatility of handmade is seen clearly in the work of women that Arun Khatua employs at the Belun Hasta Shilp Kuti Society.

Kilchu

Kilchu

Designer

For Kilchu, inspirations are almost always quirky and close at hand. A little found object could be the seed idea to an entire collection. Yet, Kilchu aims at not only being spontaneous but also by responding to nature and what’s contemporary.

Lal Design Studio

Lal Design Studio

Designer

The coastal town of Pondicherry—its buildform, cornices and vivid colours—has been a constant inspiration for Bidisha Samantaray at Lal Design Studio.

Urvashi Kaur

Urvashi Kaur

DESIGNER

Urvashi Kaur’s clothing, with its structured cuts and fluid silhouettes, embodies an aesthetic that is gender fluid and trans-seasonal.

JoB

JoB

Artisanal Designer

Journey of Object's home brand is what happens when journalism meets design, when stories are transformed into a Journalism of Touch.

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