ShVed Kala by Srishti Ved Singh contributed to the cover art by painting one of the jaali windows from the Lal Baradari in Lucknow.
Srishti is a self-taught multi-media artist from Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, who loves to explore historical places and preserve their art through her sketchbooks.
Lal Baradari in Lucknow was the only red stone building in the Nawabi era. It was known as Badshah Bagh in the 19th century. It has now been converted into Lalit Kala Akademi.
Our notebook cover is made using a unique printing process that results in a beautiful print, this notebook is a testament to the rich heritage of Assam. But it's not just about the design - the paper itself is of the highest quality, ensuring a smooth writing experience every time.
Beyond its captivating design, the paper itself offers a superior writing experience, ensuring smooth and satisfying note-taking or sketching.
What sets this notebook apart is its commendable commitment to sustainability. Unlike many paper products, it utilizes just a fraction of the water in its production process, making it an ideal choice for those wishing to minimize their environmental footprint. Additionally, it's made from water hyacinth, ensuring biodegradability and chemical-free composition, so its disposal poses no harm to the environment.
Furthermore, this handmade paper notebook sources its materials from water hyacinth harvested at the Deepor Beel heritage site in Assam, thereby supporting sustainable production practices and the livelihoods of local communities.
Lal Baradri (ShVed Kala)
Specifications and Features
- Dimensions 17.5 x 11 cm
- 52 pages
- 300 gsm
- Handmade paper pages
- 1/4th of water consumption
- Made from Water Hyacinth