Hand block printing, is in the forefront of the home fashion scene today. The ancient craft handed down through generations, has seen a major resurgence since the 1990’s and has travelled from its traditional rural areas to urban ones. It is the technique of printing and coloring a fabric using wooden, metal or linoleum blocks to create beautiful designs on the surface of the fabric with direct, resist or discharge printing.
It is in India that most block print designs originate from. Block Prints from Rajasthan and Gujarat are famous all over the world for their exclusive traditional look and bright colors. Check out a few good ones below.