Standing at six feet tall, the big blue Jaipur totem is a symbol of Ashiesh Shah’s strong commitment to product design.
Made exclusively for Architectural Digest (AD), standing at six feet tall, the big blue totem is a symbol of Ashiesh Shah’s strong commitment to product design. A marriage of Indian handicrafts with modern aesthetics, Jaipur Blue Stools pays homage to an intricate art form, modernised with ethnicity.
Four stools, painted on either side with traditional motifs, erect to form a six foot totem pole thats enveloped in blue.
Designed by Mumbai based Architect Ashiesh Shah, who is the principal Architect at Atelier Ashiesh Shah. The Jaipur Totem is a modern take on city’s traditional materials that were traded in for terracotta.
Standing tall at 6 feet, the blue Jaipur Totem is the architect’s strong commitment to product design. Ashiesh Shah was also inspired by the style of artist Constantin Brâncuși and a ceramic Ettore Sottsass piece that he bought at Milan’s Gallery Nilufar
Photography by Talib Chitalwala.