Meet the Team
“By continuing to support artisan inspired contemporary design, together we can live in a world of beautiful, meaningful material culture”
Geetanjali & Ayush Kasliwal
AnanTaya is a globally recognized interdisciplinary lifestyle design studio of Ayush (Designer) and Geetanjali Kasliwal (Architect), based in Jaipur, India.
AnanTaya and AKFD Storey’s products are a unique convergence of India’s past and present activated by the efforts of designers collaborating with traditional artisans. Through innovative use of materials including repurposed and recycled elements, combining them with artisan’s skill to make furniture, lighting and interior accessories, we create new opportunities and improve livelihoods for artisans and their communities. Through inclusive business practices, working with artisans from Rajasthan and beyond, AnanTaya redefines existing local craft traditions and artisan communities by providing design, technology, capital, and creative collaboration. The social enterprise demonstrates how handmade converges with small batch production and converges with the best of modern Indian Design.
Anantaya at Narain Niwas, Jaipur
To promote artisan made products as a way of life, thereby creating profitable businesses that provide sustainable income to skilled artisans.
Innovation, Quality, Excellence, Integrity, Passion.
Thoughtful creators intent on having a social impact through luxury products, which tell stories of Indian culture with a contemporary perspective.
To directly, indirectly employ a million artisans in an honorable and sustainable manner.