Jan Mar 2013

Jan Mar 2013
Crafting our Future

Urban Culture generally views handicrafts and organic food with lenses of sentimentality and aesthetics.

We need to understand handloom and other hand made products for their potential in being part of the solution for sustainable living and for being the sector that provides the seond largest employment today, next only to agriculture.

Editorial

There is an old story about a girl and her red shoes which illustrates well our modern civilization's struggles with a machine - dominated world.

How is cotton cloth made? How is the amazing cotton fibre, lighter than air, converted into fabric that even today is the stuff of half the fabric in the world?