The pool outside the house we rented in Bentota, Sri Lanka. It was designed by Geoffery Bawa, one of the original proponents of Tropical Modernism.

The pool outside the house we rented in Bentota, Sri Lanka. It was designed by Geoffery Bawa, one of the original proponents of Tropical Modernism.

 Domino & I exploring the gardens.

Domino & I exploring the gardens.

 Entry to the house

Entry to the house

 Bentota beach at the Indian Ocean

Bentota beach at the Indian Ocean

 Me at the beach

Me at the beach

 Bentota Beach and the Indian Ocean

Bentota Beach and the Indian Ocean

 Closet at the Bawa House

Closet at the Bawa House

 Wearing his loungewear on a rattan chaise. 

Wearing his loungewear on a rattan chaise. 

 Chicken after getting into a fight with a guinea fowl. 

Chicken after getting into a fight with a guinea fowl. 

 Fresh fruit and Sri Lankan hoppers for breakfast every morning. 

Fresh fruit and Sri Lankan hoppers for breakfast every morning. 

 Wearing silk mashroo samples out to eat Sri Lankan dhal curry dinner

Wearing silk mashroo samples out to eat Sri Lankan dhal curry dinner

 Before our flight to India, we stayed at Geoffery Bawa's own apartment, Number 11, in Colombo. 

Before our flight to India, we stayed at Geoffery Bawa's own apartment, Number 11, in Colombo. 

 Hanging out on the rooftop of Bawa's Colombo apartment while Domino naps.

Hanging out on the rooftop of Bawa's Colombo apartment while Domino naps.

 A playing card tower and pleated plastic lampshade in the apartment.

A playing card tower and pleated plastic lampshade in the apartment.

 An antique textile hides the bathroom in the apartment.

An antique textile hides the bathroom in the apartment.

 Ladies at our workshop in Patan working on hand-embroidery

Ladies at our workshop in Patan working on hand-embroidery

 Domino hanging out with our production manager, Radhika 

Domino hanging out with our production manager, Radhika 

 Visiting the homes of our hand-embroidery and hand-applique ladies in Rama Pir No Tekro area of Ahmedabad 

Visiting the homes of our hand-embroidery and hand-applique ladies in Rama Pir No Tekro area of Ahmedabad 

 Hand-painted silk chanderi on the roof of our workshop in Ahmedabad

Hand-painted silk chanderi on the roof of our workshop in Ahmedabad

 Paints 

Paints 

 Our silk mashroo being woven on a 150 year old loom in Patan

Our silk mashroo being woven on a 150 year old loom in Patan

 Weaving mashroo 

Weaving mashroo 

 New mashroo colors for Winter 2018 collection

New mashroo colors for Winter 2018 collection

 Making silk mashroo smoking suit samples in Ahmedabad 

Making silk mashroo smoking suit samples in Ahmedabad 

 Trying on samples at the workshop 

Trying on samples at the workshop 

 The radio playing in the sewing workshop.

The radio playing in the sewing workshop.

 Making color stories from leftover fabrics for patchwork quilts 

Making color stories from leftover fabrics for patchwork quilts 

 Tuk tuk ride through old city Manek Chowk to source trims

Tuk tuk ride through old city Manek Chowk to source trims

 Beautiful paper patang kites found at a shop in Manek Chowk. This shopkeeper made the most amazing kites for Uttarayan, the kite festival that marks the end of winter and harvest of winter rabi crops.

Beautiful paper patang kites found at a shop in Manek Chowk. This shopkeeper made the most amazing kites for Uttarayan, the kite festival that marks the end of winter and harvest of winter rabi crops.

 Kite maker's shop in Manek Chowk 

Kite maker's shop in Manek Chowk