Pallavi Padukone is a New York based textile designer and artist. She allows her work to be guided by culture and craft, taking inspiration from nature and her surrounding landscape for colour, patterns and materials. She has an MFA in Textiles from Parsons School of Design and believes in the philosophy of respecting craftsmanship, the sustainable and the slow. She experiments with techniques of embroidery, weaving and print and loves to travel, experience and document traditional craft.