As a creative, you can be inspired by just about anything around you. For designer Soofiya Chaudry (opens in new tab), she was inspired by the culture and beauty of the South Asia area for her latest project. Creating intricate patterns and bold colours, it's a series we've fallen in love with.
"Each piece is hand illustrated, which can take up to months to
complete from sketching to drawing to colouring it all in. The
detailed patterns take inspiration from traditional henna art, South
Asian fabrics and even my mum's wardrobe," explains Chaudry.
"The series is called 'Gajrela' after a sweet dish associated with
India and Pakistan; like most South Asian sweets it has a really vivid
colour to it. All the colours for the illustrations are derived from
sweets like 'barfi' and 'kufli' which provide a beautifully vibrant
See more beautiful work on Soofiya Chaudry's website (opens in new tab).
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