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Indian Designer Sanjay Garg
Sanjay Garg

Sanjay Garg has been working with handloom sector for over 5 years and is known for giving unique identity to hand woven products, specially the transparent silks of chanderi and his recent work with Banaras Brocades.

He is originally from Rajasthan, and thus has grown up between many crafts and traditions around him since his childhood. His design education consists of a short term at IICD, Jaipur which he later left to join NIFT, Delhi to pursue a graduation course in Textile Design. Before he found Raw Mango, he worked for Shades of India for a few years followed by working for the cluster development programme in Madhya Pradesh undertaken by the Textile Ministry.

The turning point in his life was when he decided to continue working with the weavers even after the project terminated. This marked the beginning of his work with the Chanderi weavers. Since then he has worked with weavers of Chanderi, Varanasi, Bengal and the block printers of Akola in Rajasthan and hopes to work with many more handloom and crafts clusters around the country. His work has always been central to him and he loves to collect old textiles, which helps him in his professional career and educates him about the various textiles of the country. Besides textiles he loves gardening and cooking in his free time.

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