South Asian crafts reading list

Jain, Jyotindra (ed). Other Masters: Five contemporary Folk and Tribal Artists of India, New Delhi: Crafts Museum & The Handicrafts and Handlooms Corp of India, 1998

Balaram, S. Thinking Design. Ahmedabad: National Institute of Design, 1998

Maker and Meaning: Crafts and Society. Madras Craft Foundation.1999

Cooper, Ilay. Arts & Crafts of India. London: Thames and Hudson, 1996

Barnard, Nicholas. Arts and Crafts of India, London: Conran Octopus, 1993

Peterson, Jane. Traditional Pottery of India. London: A& C Black, 2000

Prabhas, Sen, Crafts of West Bengal. Ahmedabad: Mapin Publications, 1994

Jaitley, Jaya (ed), Crafts of Jammu Kashmir and Ladakh. Ahmedabad: Mapin Publications, 1990

Krishna, Nanditha (ed), Crafts of Tamilnadu. Ahmedabad: Mapin Publications, 1992

Aryan, Subhashini. Crafts of Himachal Pradesh. Ahmedbad: Mapin Publications, 1993

Shop online

British Asian Style: Fashion and Textiles

British Asian Style: Fashion and Textiles

South Asian textiles have shaped British fashion and dress for centuries, from the fashionable chintzes of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, t…

Buy now

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

14 March – 2 August 2015. Celebrating the extraordinary creative talent of one of the most innovative designers of recent times, Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty is the first and largest retrospective of McQueen's work to be presented in Europe.

Visit the V&A exhibition Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

Event - What is Luxury?

Sat 25 April 2015–Sun 27 September 2015

EXHIBITION: The third in the series of Crafts Council partnership exhibitions, What is Luxury? will
present exceptional examples of contemporary design and craftsmanship alongside conceptual
projects which interrogate fundamental ideas of luxury, its production and future.

Book online