Celebrating mass-produced, frugal, aesthetic design from india

The highly functional Indian shopping bag

A highly functional product which remains unchanged since years- the kirana bag

Packed In India

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Sturdy, intelligently designed (handle goes all the way down for extra strength) and roomy, the kirana shop bag is usually hung up in front of the shop where you can grab it and fill it with everything you need. The rectangular base makes sure it sits firm on the back of a cycle (or a car). The thin fabric or plastic is very pro-folding and tucking-into-bag too. But I’m still a sucker for the overall design :p

Via, Pii friend, Rang Decor author and photographer – Archana Srinivas. She pointed out that the site she found it on (here) had got it wrong. She’s emailed them 🙂 Phew.

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