ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Krystyna HellstrÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¶m was born in Poland and lives in Stockholm, Sweden. She studied interior design in Florence, Italy, and History of Art at Lund University, Sweden. Her thesis was on Jaipur and Provencal quilts. Krystyna worked with Swedish Television and for Emilio Pucci in his fashion house in Florence, which was one of the best places in the world to learn about exquisite textiles and original design. Writing for interior design magazines has been a natural outlet for her creative and writing skills.Having visited India and especially Jaipur many times since the early eighties, Krystyna learned about Jaipur quilts and the local quilt-making tradition on these visits.
ABOUT THE BOOK
The Jaipuri textile industry has, for long, inspired countless artists and designers to create exquisite products. The Jaipur quilt is a perfect example of this exclusive trend in its display of excellent traditional craftsmanship, aesthetic beauty and utility value.