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Where Are Your Indian Beds Made?

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Where Are Your Indian Beds Made?

In India! Or, to be more helpful, in Rajasthan, near the desert town of Jodhpur. Though it wasn't always so. We created our first designs about fifteen years ago and corresponded by fax with a contact we'd been given in Delhi. We arrived and were shown the prototype – which bore no relation whatever to our design! Absolutely none whatsoever. We'd made things in India before, in fact for over 25 years, so we weren't quite as dismayed as you might expect. In fact our contact had simply gone to the local market and bought, or borrowed, a bed. I think...

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Indian Wooden Beds - Design Considerations

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Indian Wooden Beds - Design Considerations

A design consideration for our carved Indian wooden beds is that we combine the traditional decorative styles of India alongside a contemporary proportion - we want our Indian beds to retain the character of Indian crafts but to be executed in a light and modern style. We're great enthusiasts of Indian woodcarving and we've designed a collection of carved sheshamwood beds which are made exclusively for us by a family in Rajasthan. The dense sheshamwood is an excellent timber for carving and the dark reddish brown colour gives a true Oriental feel, all that you would expect from an Indian bed. Sheshamwood...

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