Cracking the snack code

EnChipsu is a food-based company that’s on a mission to put Nagercoil’s Nendran chips on the global map as an ode to the local culinary craftsmanship.
Anuhya Reddy went to London as an Architect and returned as a Pastry Chef driving the dessert realm of Chennai.
Plastic Free Madras, as the name suggests, aims to win the heart of the people of Chennai to create a movement against single-use plastic.
Senthil Kumar Balu applies cancer research to cake baking.
Alankaara uses resin art to preserve precious memories.
Nilayaan reduces the compound effect of household waste.
Zitter redefines gifting during the festive season.
Silaii is making history by immortalising public figures, celebrities, family members and even pets through crafted statues.
In a world of streetwear and urban fashion, Angi brings old school Tamil culture to the forefront.
Citta Handmade is a brand born from Niranjana Krishnakumar’s co-incidental discovery of her passion for art.
The team at MAAVILAI is finding approachable ways to teach architectural techniques and sustainable principles in Tamil.
Nurpu revives the handloom weaving community of Chennimalai and teaches the art form to the next generation.
Ambaram and Thuvam provide sustainable handloom products for women and children, tailored to beat the heat.
Uru is transforming the Indian musical ecosystem.
From rewiring vintage chairs and cots to custom designing woven furniture, Irukkai makes craftsmanship accessible all over India.
Sushmitha Shrikanth’s concept of Introspection through Movement is where yoga meets lifestyle design.
Bindhu Hephzibah bakes delectable cakes that tell thought-provoking stories inspired by Tamil literature and culture.
Local designer brand SAA’s founder, Ashaa Vigashini, designs tailor-made clothes that fit you and your story.
Chennai-based filmmaker and entrepreneur, Sruti Harihara Subramanian, promotes a sustainable lifestyle through her quirky brand Goli Soda.
Nikita Raisinghani uses the creative arts in her counseling sessions at Horizon Therapy Centre.
Radhika Shastry’s Cafe Diem is a must-visit experience on the hills.
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? It’s parkour! Vishal Kumar talks about Chennai’s new popular fitness regiment.
SriRang’s eco-friendly accessories bring Indian craftsmanship to the forefront, becoming a wardrobe essential for women across the globe.
Goli Soda Glass Studio introduces Chennai to a new hobby.
Toy Designer, Kanaka Ananth not only designs games for Indian kids but also brings design services to tier-2 cities in South India.
Gem & Co. a popular pen company founded pre-independence, survives the digital revolution and is becoming increasingly popular once again.
Gen Z entrepreneur, Avi Natesan, takes us through her journey of converting hobbies into profitable businesses.
Aadithiya Raajan, founder of The Bookmaker Store brings out the essence of paper in the digital age.
TanaBana artists in the Salem studio create patterns for wide applications on global brand products.
Namrata Sundaresan, Co-founder of Käse recalls how a vacation to Coonoor led to a series of unexpected events and an unplanned entrepreneurial venture.
Karthic Rathinam talks about how being a broke student sparked an idea that made him quit design school to become an entrepreneur.
Timing is everything. Co-founder of Green Crush, Kalavathy Ramesh reveals how their sugarcane juice brand gained such a large, young following.
From Germany to India, Julia Pape discusses balancing activism with entrepreneurship while learning to embrace the cultural differences.
Gen Z designers and founders of the lifestyle brand Narah, Sneha Chakrapani and Liza Jane Fernandez discuss sustainable aesthetics.
Daya Shivani gets candid about running a cloud kitchen in the age of home bakers and Instagram influencers.