Newsmakers | February 2016
Anar & Vandana brighten up Heimtextil
Anar Patel & Vandana Agarwal—winners of Interior Lifestyle Awards 2015—showcased their winning collection representing the finest craftsmanship from Gujarat at the world’s most renowned Trade Fair for Home Furnishing and Textiles – Heimtextil 2016, Germany. The winners Anar Patel, daughter of Gujarat’s Chief Minister Anandiben Patel, and Vandana Agarwal are the key women behind Gramshree and have been involved in championing the cause of Artisans for over a decade. Putting together the authentic stitch, design, technique and craftsmanship that is unique to the region, the designer duo presented a distinct concept of “Collision” in Interior Designs and Home Textiles at this year’s Ambiente India & Heimtextil India. The fundamental theme around which Anar and Vandana’s designs revolved in Transition” wherein the process of change – representing India’s seasonal, cultural, festive and form based transition in the form of a distinct designs for Home Décor was highlighted.