ABOUT

Darshini a Textile Designer based in Chennai, is an alumni of National Institute of Fashion Technology, Chennai (2011). She subsequently pursued her MA in Textile Design focusing on Cross Cultural Consumption and Sustainability from Chelsea College of Art and Design (UAL), London, UK. 

She has a diverse range of experience working in the fields of crafts, education and industry in India. Over the course of the last 6 years she has built professional associations with brands and institutions like Coin, Vallesusa, Madras Link, Indian Terrain, Dakshina Chitra and NIFT, Chennai.

Darshini’s education and research experience in London, has been instrumental in developing her practice in block printing and academia. This experience has also led her to collaborate with foundations working on documenting languishing crafts. Apart from her interest in crafts and research, Darshini is also a seasoned portrait artist and illustrator.