Aakriti Art Creations is a vibrant enterprise creating exquisite hand crafted Furniture and Home Decor products. Its founder, Suman Sonthalia is intensely involved with design as an art form. The designer draws on history, fantasy and folklore to create masterpieces that are desired by discerning aficionados around the globe. She has a deep understanding of her customers and it reflects in her collections that are intelligent, studied, imaginative, completely innovative yet always relevant and awe-inspiring.
The celebrated designer graduated from being an artist to a successful entrepreneur in a very short span of time. Her products under ‘Aakriti’ brand are well established in Home improvement and Gifts segments.
Suman’s sense of aesthetic is so finely honed that it has taken her handcrafted work to perfection. She is recognized for her attention to details and prefers to use environment friendly material like paints created from Vegetable Dyes, Handmade Paper, Re-purposed Wood, Jute, Terracotta Clay, Ceramic Clay as well as Handcrafted Brass Accessories in her collection. The product range comprises of Dhokra-Warli Painting, Kitchen Utility Items, Lights and Hanging Lamps and an entire range of Home and Ethnic Art Furniture, Wall Decor and Clocks, Wind Chimes, Jewellery and other Gift Items.
She draws from influences, wide and varied. From the village crafts and traditional methods of design that India is so rich in, to the transient phenomenon of the sub continent’s urban landscape, the designer brings them all to life in her spectacular yet original creations.
Aakriti Art Creations resonates with Mrs. Sonthalia’s spirit and as a result her products have found dedicated spaces at the most prestigious stores across India and globe
Suman Sonthalia has been honoured with awards and accolades for her work. She was awarded PRESIDENT’S NATIONAL AWARD(2011) for MASTER CRAFTSPERSON, STATE AWARD IN 2010 and STATE MERIT AWARD in 2009.
Suman makes it a point to use her knowledge and experience in fulfilling her social responsibility as well. She has trained more than 3000 under privileged women in this art form and helped them get a respectable livelihood. She also takes workshops at schools and colleges to promote these art forms. For every piece sold at Aakriti, you are truly helping someone who need it more than you.