Sar: The Essence of Indian Design by Swapnaa Tamhane & Rashmi Varma, pub. Phaidon, hardback, £49.95
Through 200 everyday objects such as papier mâché masks, chai glasses and classic ‘buxa’ aluminium storage trunks alongside a selection of contemporary pieces inspired by them, this survey of Indian design from antiquity to the present day showcases the diversity of the
country’s visual identity and explores the techniques of its long-standing skilled artisans.
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