restoration hardware light fixture from the victorian era (height of the industrial revolution and where much of what we consider "industrial really is" i.e. steel, concrete, gas light, dark wood, leaded glass etc) ... when standing directly underneath and looking up it is like looking at the greek hairnet of gold
When we think today of clothing “made in India”, it tends to be of mass-produced fast fashion and the sort of factory conditions which are uncomfortable to consider, much less endure. But that has not always been the case. In fact, the country has an artisanal textile tradition that can be traced back to the third century, and which has inspired much of the way fabrics are woven, dyed and decorated today.