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The Dabu of Akola

The Akola Story The color Indigo, that is a personal favorites. A color that finds its way in our culture in countless ways. A color which is a commoner among many colours. A color that represents itself so differently in all my craft and work travels across India. Last January, I visited Akola to experiment on color variations for our new Dabu Indigo print story. This is one color that you see in abundance in and around the villages where the craft is practiced. A mix of Indigo and white spurred across the village landscape. A soothing hue on walls, windows and main doors of pristine white houses. A calm and serene hue that combats harshness of summer heat and strong winter winds. Earlier there were several small...

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