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By introducing industrial design to a traditional industry, Kala Kathmandu seeks to modernise crafts in Nepal

“Craft adds colour to our homes, but more than that, it serves functionality,” says Astha Rajbhandari, founder and creative director of Kala Kathmandu. “Most people do not see craft in that light. Functional things are not seen as something that can be aesthetically pleasing.” By introducing industrial design to a traditional industry, Kala Kathmandu seeks to modernise crafts in Nepal
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Marissa Taylor
Published at : February 24, 2019
Updated at : June 24, 2019 14:03
Kathmandu

Marissa Taylor

Marissa Taylor is a desk editor at The Kathmandu Post. In addition to her copy-editing duties, Taylor also pursues long-form reporting. Before joining the Post, she worked as a journalist at The Himalayan Times and M&S VMAG.


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