KHATU DESIGNS was founded in August 2017 by Thakur Chandra Vijai Singh from Thikana Khatu (Shekhawati), an alumnus and former faculty of NID Ahmedabad and his wife Thakurani Meenakshi Singh, from Thikana Chanoud (Marwar), a Textile & Apparel designer trained at NID Ahmedabad. Hailing from an aristocratic background with design training from the best in the country, the duo is the right combination of having a deep understanding of both traditional-classic and contemporary aesthetics.
The brand was born out of a need for well-designed accessories and clothing for men and women that are bespoke heirlooms. KHATU is a design led, Jaipur based brand, with a team of designers from varied fields and age groups, having a cumulative experience of more than 40 years. Thus, it has an advantage of both seasoned and fresh design outlook. The expertise ranges from textiles, apparel, product, furniture, architecture & interior design. Variety being the core strength the team delves into both industrial and craft sectors. With clear understanding of traditional and contemporary aesthetics; materials and techniques; functionality and quality, the aim is to amalgamate all and get inspired to develop well designed rooted products that are not more nor less just true to themselves – Bespoke, Nostalgic, Aspirational – ‘Contemporary Classics’.
The product category ranges from Accessories, Clothing, Souvenirs, Home décor & Gift ware. The brand also provides service for Customized gifts, Corporate gifts, Design consultancy, Design education, Skill development & training.
Experienced & young multi design talent as the forte, the brand provides design and product development services in all design fields.
Customization & Corporate Gifts
Customized designed products as per need of clients can be developed as solutions with the edge of design, aesthetics and quality. Especially designed cufflink sets for Hyundai, pocket squares for Heritage Hotels Association, Curated Scarves, T-Shirts and Shirts for Mayo alumni are some of the successful customized projects undertaken by the team. The repeat customers are a testimony of the assured quality and good design that is provided by the brand.
In order to spread design awareness, the brand shares its experience by providing design consultancy and skill training through Government, non-Government and private organizations. The expertise is in:
· Textile design – print, embroidery, weave, home furnishing, apparel
· Product design – furniture, home décor products, handicraft products
· Interior & Architecture design – residential, office spaces, hospitality projects
· Customized gifting – corporate and special events gifting products
· Design education- teaching, curriculum development
· Product development- new product development in the craft and industrial sector
· Skill up gradation – skill up gradation of artisans for new and existing products