Anantaya & AKFD
AnanTaya & AKFD are globally recognized and award-winning interdisciplinary lifestyle design studios of Ayush (designer) and Geetanjali (architect) Kasliwal based in Jaipur, India. Established in 1997, the social enterprise is involved in the design & manufacturing of products and services, infusing centuries of craftsmanship with contemporary design sensibilities.
AnanTaya’s products are a unique convergence of India’s past and present activated by the efforts of skilled artisans collaborating with awarded designers. Through innovative use of materials including re-purposed elements in innovating furniture, lighting, and interior accessories, AnanTaya creates new opportunities and improves livelihoods for artisanal communities. The business, designing, manufacturing, and marketing model demonstrates how handmade converges with small batch production to come up with the finest in Modern Indian Design. Using local, sustainable, and repurposed materials in an inventive combination of ancient techniques with high-tech modeling; AKFD Storey offers a comprehensive range of furniture, lighting, and accessories with design services for Individual Clients, Architects, Builders, and Planners. Crafted products with the versatility to grace a living room, hotel lobby, or corporate setting are teamed with dynamic design services to transform interiors and exteriors into ‘meaningful spaces’.