Stationery is personal again. While using them we develop a bond, be it a Meri Kitab notebook and pencil for your thoughts and ideas or a Meri Kitab bookmark for the books that you plan to read; they will be perfect personal companions in your journey. This range is one of our most successful and is available for purchase online. A perfect gift for those that love their stationery!
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National Handloom Day
For the last 10 years, we have been using handloom textiles sourced from cooperatives across rural India to make many of our products, especially our hand-stitched journals. Many of our ranges are named after handloom textiles like Indigo, Silk and Cotton. These journals have pages that are handmade from recycled and wood-free paper.
Handloom and handmade paper making are village industries that give employment to millions of people in rural India.
The Ambassador is indigenously Indian, a classy concoction of initiative, inspiration and invention. Dubbed “King of Indian Roads”, it was an epitome of reliability and robustness; a neighbours envy and an owners pride. A true doyen of India’s journey through the times.
A miniature ambassador in brass is available for purchase online.
Creative and essential stationery, office accessories, notebooks, handmade pencils, pens, notepads, paperweights and decoratives for your work-from-home table.
Express Shipping | Handcrafted In India | COD Available
Bookmarks In Metal
A timeless gift for you and for your loved ones.
Try our bookmarks for the joy of reading and let them be companions of your books for many years to come. Every bookmark that you use, grows on to you and becomes a personal accompaniment.
Anand Prakash has sold over 2 million bookmarks in over 250 designs. Our pieces are made in India by skilled artisans and are of the highest quality and finish. Shop from our website and have gifts delivered across India.
Our Rakhi range is now available on the below link. We have added new designs in Jute and Indigo. Shop from the safety of your home and let us deliver your Rakhis and gifts worldwide. COD available. Made in India.
Paperweights. 24 K goldplated. A perfect gift this season. Visit our store at Kalaghoda to view the complete collection.
Yoga is an ancient art based on a harmonizing system of development for the body, mind and spirit. The continued practice of yoga leads to a sense of peace and well-being and also a feeling of being at one with the environment. On popular demand, our Yoga range is coming soon.
Aeronautical range. It’s been five years at the Mumbai Airport and some of our most loyal and ardent patrons are pilots and crew members. This is our way of saying Thank You for your support and patronage across the years. We hope to be with you while you waltz across the skies.
Life is beautiful
Anand Prakash for Intel. Customised and timeless gifts.
Common Name: Rufous-necked Hornbill
Scientific Name: Aceros Nipalensis
Local Names: Dao yuny gajao (Cachari)
Field Characters: Male with bushy crest, rufous on neck and maroon on abdomen.
Distribution: Himalayan foothills of eastern India.
Habits: Main arboreal and frugivorous. Sometimes descends to the ground to pick up fallen fruit. Keeps in pairs or small parties.
Flight has a noisy flapping, sailing, dipping pattern.
Food: Large drupes and berries swallowed whole.
Call: A variety of roars, croaks and cackles. Both male and female duet with a call reminiscent of an axe striking wood.
Nesting: Season – April – May
Nest: the usual hornbill nest in the hollow of a lofty tree
Eggs – 1 or 2
Handloom cotton notecards
Notecards and envelopes with handloom cotton textile covers and prints in vegetable dye. Available at stores.
Vintage document notebooks
Vintage cover notebooks with old revenue stamps and documents. We have been experimenting with different kinds of book-binding and materials used in our journals.
Journals inspired by the Tiger
Journals inspired by the majestic Tiger. Available in stores from 15th October.
Ananya, our range of festive gifts this season. Now available at our stores in Delhi and Mumbai.
On Gandhi Jayanti, remembering words of the Mahatma:
“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.”
Make a statement with our pocket-sized sketchbooks covered in vintage newsprint and raw silk. The drawing sheets are handmade from white recycled cotton. Chlorine, acid and lignin free. Available in a variety of sizes at our stores in Mumbai and Delhi.
Keys, a layered pendant in our signature style. 24 K Goldplated. A gift for yourself. Now available at our retail stores.
For the love of writing. Fresh new colours in our banana fiber journals. Hand stitched using 100% recycled paper sourced from rural recycling units. The joy of writing on textured and uneven paper is an experience in itself, come try our papers at our store in Kala Ghoda and experience its versatility.
Don’t miss the little birdie in the corner of the picture!
While I was a child, I would observe sparrows from our veranda, their movements and chirping were naturally synchronised. Parrots in their bright plumage, screeching-by in riotous unison would fascinate me to no end. I would climb the Guava tree in our back yard and find numerous fruits half eaten by them. Then during schooling at Wynberg Allen, my brush with nature and the avian species left an indelible mark that has stayed with me till today.
Three years ago, I decided to create a range of products with “Birds” as a theme, this was also because of the urban landscape that I lived-in had no space for them. My team researched birds, their habitats, common name, scientific name, field characters, distribution, habits, food, nesting and calling signs. We commissioned an artist to create a limited edition of water colour paintings on birds, these were mounted on framable handmade cards. We then expanded our range with handmade journals, each with textile spines and printed covers. We then went on to create metal bookmarks in the shape of a few birds. Each product comes with a booklet explaining the detailed habitat and characteristics of each bird featured in the range.
Being self taught and having started as a designer with an untrained mind, I always chose subjects and ideas that were close to my heart. I was never one of those that followed trends and forecasts. The road that I chose was less travelled and thats made all the difference.
This range took three years to complete because I couldn’t devote enough time in designing the packaging and information that would go along with it. All said and done, it has now been released and is a must for stationery collectors and bird aficionados.
I had this on my mind for a few years and now it’s time; the first piece is ready and more will follow. With every piece we make, it gets better as we polish off the small issues that remain. Each is a labour of love, with multiple parts individually die-cast, this truly is a masterpiece!
Coming soon to our store in Kala Ghoda, Fort, Mumbai.
Kala Ghoda Artwork
We commissioned this artwork to commemorate the opening of our flagship store at Kala Ghoda, Fort, Mumbai. This place has a special meaning for our brand as it began its journey here over a decade ago.
The name Kala Ghoda means Black Horse, a reference to the presence of a black stone statue of King Edward VII (as the then Prince of Wales) mounted on a horse that was built by Jewish businessman and philanthropist Albert Abdullah David Sassoon. This statue was removed from the precinct in 1965 and subsequently placed inside the Byculla Zoo (Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan). The memory of this iconic statue still lingers on even to this day and this area is called Kala Ghoda Artist: Archana Pereira
BLACK, office accessories
New soft-bound journals complement our existing range of vintage newspaper stationery. Newspapers have always been an inspiration for us. We will keep looking for innovative ways to use them in our pieces of art.
This particular lot of newspapers date back to the 1970’s, it was picked-up at an auction by an old library that maintained volumes of newspapers bound together in their entirety. Our craftsmen strategically cut and tear relevant pieces of the newspaper so that the stationery looks aesthetically beautiful. If you look carefully, you can see that all our pencils have text flowing in one direction. Our notecards have torn edges with bamboo woven across the newsprint. Come visit us at Kala Ghoda and take home a story.
Write something today…
Writing is a tool for thinking, expression and encouraging creativity and can be an incredibly useful outlet to clear your mind. Writing helps you stockpile ideas and recover memories.
Warren Buffett has described writing as a key way of refining his thoughts while Richard Branson once said that his most essential possession was a standard-sized school notebook, which he used for regular writing.
At Anand Prakash, we have a vast and creative assortment of notebooks, journals and stationery to help put your words to paper. You can choose from luxurious silk bound journals to the more earthy indigo bound ones; with over fifty different ranges, you will be spoilt for choice. So here’s wishing you happy writing!
A page from our Amer booklet
A surprise a day, 365 days in a year
Board game counters
Inspired by the Amer Fort, Jaipur
A bookmark inspired from patterns on the Amer Fort, Jaipur. We have taken inspiration from this monument and our Amer range features stationery, journals, home decor and jewelry. On my many visits here, I have been enamoured by its tales and this range is a fitting tribute to this timeless inspiration. To give it the authentic feel like every Anand Prakash range, even our packaging mimics the texture of the walls of this magnificent fort, when you run your hands over the texture you get the exact feel of its walls. This range will be launched at our new Kala Ghoda store in Mumbai.
Surprised? I am.
Anand Prakash is in metamorphosis; discovering newer materials and pushing boundaries in form and functionality. Manufacturing of aluminium was my family business. After staying blissfully ignorant for the last 15 years, I am rediscovering my love for the metal again, finding new meaning, newer connoisseurs and a newer me. Reinventing myself without letting go of the past. Launching soon at our new Kala Ghoda store in Mumbai.