When you own a platter named Afreen, you know your tapas are going to be pure poetry.
Welcome to Intiki, an e-store where the brass plates are shaped like crescent moons, trays like stars, and bowls that will well, bowl you over.
Intiki, meaning “home” in Telegu, is a decor label with a modern aesthetic but one that does not forget its Indian roots. Drawing inspiration from the textures and tonality of India, Intiki gives as much importance to its makers, as it does to its customers. The result: collections hand crafted from a mix of different materials, finishes and styles native to India. See the glow of a candle here; feel the cool weight of a marble incense stick holder there; catch the glint of a brass bowl in full Bloom.
Founder Anchal Khosla, a Parsons School of Design (NY) graduate, was struck by the plight of the Sanganeri block printers, which is when she decided to move back to India and create a brand that both, celebrates and empowers the country’s craftsmen. “In fact, a percentage of every product that is purchased from Intiki contributes directly towards bettering the working conditions of the actual hands behind our products,” the Intiki team tells us.
Browse the web store, neatly divided up by collections or Dining, Gifting and Decor categories. Our favourite is the Tofa line, which presents the above mentioned celestial-inspired brass crockery. If you're looking for gifts - hello, soy wax fragranced candles named Zorro, bowls named Rooh and platters titled Amar - remember that Intiki also retails the most delicious wrapping paper, gift bags and cards, plus pre-made gift boxes packed in collaboartion with brands like No 3 Clive Road and Miam.
Now if that isn’t a hint to buy us a little something ahead of Valentine’s Day, we don’t know what is.
*This post is sponsored by Intiki*
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