Ekta Kaul

Ekta Kaul

Ekta Kaul's textiles celebrate a pared down aesthetic, simplicity & timeless style

Biography

My work is a celebration of understated elegance & sophisticated style. The focus is on simplicity, careful attention to detail & a sensitive use of materials & colours.

Ekta Kaul is an award winning textile artist,designer and educator. Her textiles are imbued with character, they speak of exquisite hand craftsmanship, simplicity and timeless style.

Sumptuous silks, fine wools & soft cashmeres are embroidered, hand-dyed and printed in simple graphic compositions using time-honoured methods. Ekta creates bespoke embroidered maps & small editions of scarves in bold colours.

Following her training in Fashion at India’s premier design school the National Institute of Design, Ekta won the Charles Wallace and British Council scholarships to pursue MA Textiles in the UK. She has gained the following of a discerning audience and her work is stocked at some of the best stores & galleries in the UK including The New Craftsmen, Contemporary Applied Arts, Designers Guild, Ruthin Craft Centre among others. She has received awards from the Crafts Council and the Arts Council, England & was nominated for the Arts Foundation Fellowship in 2010.

textiles art led

Ekta’s embroidered StoryMaps seek to tell stories based on personal narratives. Each commission begins with a map of the client’s choice that they wish to have personalized - a current or a
historical map of the place.

fashion and accessories

Ekta's characterful scarves have been described as "wardrobe classics" and "incredibly comforting works of art.” Every Ekta Kaul piece is a celebration of exceptional craftsmanship and timeless style.

homeware

Ekta creates distinctive handmade quilts and cushions for the home.