Ekta Kaul is an award winning textile artist and designer. Her textiles are imbued with character, they speak of exquisite hand craftsmanship, simplicity and timeless design. Ekta’s bespoke embroidered StoryMaps seek to tell stories through maps. She also creates a small collection of scarves in silks, fine wools and soft cashmeres in bold colours and simple graphic compositions using time-honoured methods.
Ekta’s creative voice is rooted in the plural - a unique assimilation of her Indian heritage and British training. She trained in Textiles & Fashion at India’s premier design school the National Institute of Design, founded on Charles and Ray Eames manifesto and Bauhaus principles. Following this, she won the Charles Wallace and British Council scholarships to pursue MA Textiles in the UK. Since setting up her studio practice, she has gained the following of a discerning audience. Her work is seen at some of the most respected galleries and stores in the UK and the US including The New Craftsmen, Contemporary Applied Arts, The Devon Guild, Designers Guild, Ruthin Craft Centre, Museum of Art and Design NYC among others. She has received awards from the Crafts Council and the Arts Council, England & was nominated for the Arts Foundation Fellowship in 2010.
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The studio is on the ground floor.
Accessible, with one step up to the front door.