Craft Village

Rare Crafts of India

Tiles and Bath Fittings

We are an art/craft/design based residency and work hand in hand in all disciplines.

Craft Village invites application from Industrial Designers/Artists/Interior Designers for an Artist Residency in Concrete/Product/Tile Design. Artist/Designer need to develop a range of concrete tiles and bath fittings in artistic blend with strong/durable aesthetics. The work that redefines art and technology in products and walls and floors surfaces should express modern day styles of today's user and cater to construction industry at large

Duration of residency
8-10 weeks

Disciplines, work equipment and assistance
We are an art/craft/design based residency and work hand in hand in all disciplines. You should be aware of 3D studio, 3D print technology, should you wish to look for structured designs. If you are looking to work more hands on,then a strong understanding of material mixing, glazing, surface ornamentation is required.

Living and working spaces

You will have a private cottage.Our studios are shared spaces, you need to work with your cohort-mates in shared spaces as other on going projects take place in same studios. We've one covered studio for molding, finishing, drying and one open work space for wet work, sanding/grinding, wood/metal work. One studio for finishing and fittings.

Fees and support
Air Fare To and Fro, Complete Stay, All meals, tools and materials, with a USD 6000 for 8-10 week residency

Expectations towards the artist
You will be required to work as per brief provided to you, to present concepts, ideas and your design ideologies. The presented designs will be developed by you in given time that will be showcased in an exhibition with other lifestyle goods created by previous residency designers.

Application information
Please send your complete profile,awards and achievements, work experience, previous residency by 30th January. Selection deadlines 30th January. Send in your applications at and ​

Call for Residency for all the  Visual/Textile Artist & Product/Fashion/Industry Designers

Craft Village offers 1-month in-house residency for Textile and Fashion Designers and Artists from across the world, who are willing to work on Indian Textiles keeping its cultural and sustainable nature. Indian Textiles has the largest sphere and have inspired generation of fashion designers in shaping them for fashion products or accessories or made-ups. Craft Village will provide Studio/Mentor/Library facility to the artist OR designer selected for the project, where they can come, stay, explore and deliver their creative best. The artist in return will also offer a workshop of their own native crafts to the craft enthusiasts and craft lovers. The project shall have a balance of research and practical work.
State-of-art fully equipped creative studios, Craft Library, Amphi-theatre, conference room, open house Cafe are all diverse spaces in the village where you can utilize time and resource. An ample space to display your work through a planned Exhibition.  
Studio and residence. We've studios in the size of 350 sq.ft., 500 sq. ft. and open spaces to work with artisans, right under the sky         
A private air conditioned cottage with attached fully equipped bathroom,  bedding, towels and  basic toiletries
Additional Facility: Pick up and Drop from nearest Metro Station, Airport, (if you are travelling from Rail, pick up can be arranged from IGI Airport Metro Station that has a direct Metro connectivity to New Delhi railway station)


Currently Craft Village doesn't offer scholarships, please write at to know more

Craft Village provides:
1. “Pre-residency” Support towards a successful residency by
-contacting National/Local Museums
-contacting established artists to mentor your program
-providing free workshops in similar interesting genres
-arranging resources, assistants during your visit

2. A unique work set up:
-working studios
-office space
-presentation room

-mini amphitheater for projection or open performances
3. In house Support:
24 hour working staff to cater to your basic needs, to manage your comfortable stay and to assist you in projects

4. Exposure 
Arranging a talk, to display of work, Exhibitions to Performances, network of local artists and crafters is introduced for a successful residency at the end

5. How to Apply :
- Send in your application with complete profile
- Send letter of Intent to apply for a particular residency
- Send work of your previous projects and residencies

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