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journey of indian wood crafts

traditional built heritage to contemporary craft design innovations

jay thakkar
2016 World Wood Day Symposium 21 - 23 march 2016, Nepal
Journey of Indian wood craft Jay Thakkar 21-23 March 2016 World Wood Day Symposium, Nepal
Journey of Indian wood crafts
Traditional built heritage to contemporary craft -design innovations

by
Jay Thakkar
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Design, CEPT University, India
Head of Research, Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre (DICRC)
Author of Prathaa, Matra and Naqsh

for

2016 World Wood Day Symposium -


Nature & Culture: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Peaceful Coexistence
and Sustainable Development

At Nepal Academy, Kathmandu, Nepal


21-23 March 2016

Journey of Indian wood craft Jay Thakkar 21-23 March 2016 World Wood Day Symposium, Nepal
My journey with wood

Naqsh Matra Prathaa


The Art of Wood Carving of Traditional Ways of Measuring Vernacular Built Kath-khuni
Houses of Gujarat: Focus on Ornamentation Forms of Himachal Pradesh Architecture of
Himachal Pradesh

2004 2008 2011

2005-6 2006-7 2010 2012 2015

Wood workshop Related study Wood turning Wood craft IMIAD


course at CEPT program on wood lacquer craft workshop at International
architecture workshop DICRC Craft Workshop
Journey of Indian wood craft Jay Thakkar 21-23 March 2016 World Wood Day Symposium, Nepal
1 Indian Wood Crafts - an overview
Journey of Indian wood craft Jay Thakkar 21-23 March 2016 World Wood Day Symposium, Nepal
Indian wood crafts in current context

Wood
carving Wood
and turning
piercing and
lacquering Wood Object
mosaic
and
Product
Fretwork

Indian Furniture
Multiple
Wood Applications Interior
Crafts Architecture
Wood Element
carpentry
& Building
structural
Wood Wood inlay wood craft
finishing (marquetry
and & parquetry)
Painting

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Wood carving and piercing (Naqshikam)

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Wood turning and lacquering (Kharadikam)

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Wood mosaic and fretwork

Journey of Indian wood craft Jay Thakkar 21-23 March 2016 World Wood Day Symposium, Nepal
Wood finishing and painting

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Wood inlay (marquetry & parquetry)

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Wood carpentry and structural wood craft

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2 Wood craft in Vernacular and Traditional Interior Architecture
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Traditional Indian wooden architecture

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Traditional Indian wooden architecture

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Traditional Indian wooden interiors

Journey of Indian wood craft Jay Thakkar 21-23 March 2016 World Wood Day Symposium, Nepal
Traditional Indian wooden interiors

Journey of Indian wood craft Jay Thakkar 21-23 March 2016 World Wood Day Symposium, Nepal
Traditional Indian wooden elements

Journey of Indian wood craft Jay Thakkar 21-23 March 2016 World Wood Day Symposium, Nepal
Traditional Indian wooden elements

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Traditional Indian wooden furniture

Journey of Indian wood craft Jay Thakkar 21-23 March 2016 World Wood Day Symposium, Nepal
Traditional Indian wooden furniture

Journey of Indian wood craft Jay Thakkar 21-23 March 2016 World Wood Day Symposium, Nepal
Traditional Indian wooden furniture

Journey of Indian wood craft Jay Thakkar 21-23 March 2016 World Wood Day Symposium, Nepal
Traditional Indian wooden objects

Journey of Indian wood craft Jay Thakkar 21-23 March 2016 World Wood Day Symposium, Nepal
Traditional Indian wooden objects

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3 Wood craft artisans
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Position of craftspeople

world
as a creator and user

as a commissioned employee
society
as an entrepreneur

community as a sacred builder

workshop as a skilled employee

as an innovator
team
as a catalyst of change
self

Journey of Indian wood craft Jay Thakkar 21-23 March 2016 World Wood Day Symposium, Nepal
Master craftspeople

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Method of production - onsite

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Method of production - onsite

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Method of production - offsite

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Method of production - offsite

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4 Future of wood craft
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Indian wood crafts association to craft sector

Traditional
Industrial craft
Handicraft
Art

Heritage
craft

Indian
Applied Wood Building
Art Crafts
Crafts

Digital
crafts
Contemporary
Decorative Art Studio craft
Craft

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DICRC at CEPT University

Academic Academic University


CRDF
Programs Offices resources
CEPT
University

Design
Innovation
and Craft
Resource
Centre
(DICRC)

Craftspeople Govt
Professionals Institutions
Experts Society Organisations

Journey of Indian wood craft Jay Thakkar 21-23 March 2016 World Wood Day Symposium, Nepal
Activities of DICRC

Wood Research
Craft
Documentation
Earth
Craft
Mapping
Stone
Craft Craft Workshop
Design
Innovation Innovation Studio
Grass
and Craft Building
Craft
Resource Crafts
Education
Centre Metal
(DICRC) Craft Training

Textile Research Application


Craft
Resource Building
Leather
Craft
Collaborative Dissemination

Journey of Indian wood craft Jay Thakkar 21-23 March 2016 World Wood Day Symposium, Nepal
DICRC Craft Research Parameters

Infrastructure
People Process

Products

Craft Wood Craft Craft Sustenance


Knowledge Research through collaborative
efforts and linkages

Innovation

Value Education
Market

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Building and craft mapping

Craftspeople

Craft
Enterprises

Buildings
Mapping
Furniture

Interior
Architecture
Elements

Objects

Journey of Indian wood craft Jay Thakkar 21-23 March 2016 World Wood Day Symposium, Nepal
Map

Craft Map

Building Map

http://buildingcraftlab.dicrc.in/

Journey of Indian wood craft Jay Thakkar 21-23 March 2016 World Wood Day Symposium, Nepal
Craftspeople Directory

Craftspeople

Craft
Enterprises

Craft directory

http://buildingcraftlab.dicrc.in/

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Catalogue

Buildings

Furniture

Interior
Architecture
Elements

Objects

http://buildingcraftlab.dicrc.in/

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Craft Research

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Craft and Building Documentation

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Craft Design Innovation Process

Collaborative
Co-creation

Organisation Project Framework


Individuals

Govt Bodies Collaboration Designers

Institutions Craftspeople
Craft Design Process

Firms Facilitators

Output
Associations Experts

Dissemination

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2 Craft Design Innovations Model
ID EAS Model

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ArKa- Modular Storage System

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ArKa- Modular Storage System

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ArKa- Modular Storage System

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Wood Craft Workshop Process

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Wood Craft Workshop Process

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Wood Craft Workshop Process

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Wood Craft Workshop Outputs

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Wood Craft Workshop Outputs

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Craft Workshop Exhibitions

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IMIAD International Craft Workshop

Journey of Indian wood craft Jay Thakkar 21-23 March 2016 World Wood Day Symposium, Nepal
IMIAD International Craft Workshop

Journey of Indian wood craft Jay Thakkar 21-23 March 2016 World Wood Day Symposium, Nepal
IMIAD International Craft Workshop

Journey of Indian wood craft Jay Thakkar 21-23 March 2016 World Wood Day Symposium, Nepal
IMIAD International Craft Workshop

Journey of Indian wood craft Jay Thakkar 21-23 March 2016 World Wood Day Symposium, Nepal
Craft Workshop Exhibitions

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Thank you

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