Meet the Maker: Aakriti and Ankit Agarwal – The Art People

“A little bit of quirk, all the sass, defining the real you!” is how Aakriti and Ankit Agarwal, Co-founders of The Art People, describe their baby. We invite you to get to know The Art People better.

“A little bit of quirk, all the sass, defining the real you!” is how Aakriti and Ankit Agarwal, Co-founders of The Art People, describe their baby. They go on to add, “We have always had an interest in art, design and quotes. The Art People was born with the idea to combine all these interests.” 

The Art People is based out of Kolkata. To help you get to know our Makers better, as part of our long running Meet the Maker series of conversations, we chatted with Aakriti and Ankit. It made for interesting reading. We invite you to the conversation.

Where are you located?
Kolkata

How many (if more than one) members make up your team?
The two of us, Aakriti Agarwal and Ankit Agarwal, are the core members of The Art People.

What were you doing before you started doing this?
I (Ankit) was working in my family business


We are fascinated by names. What’s the story behind your brand name?
The idea behind the name was to represent a brand which stands for art lovers.

Which are your best selling products?
Can’t Say Loud Kraft Notebook (D002)
Endless Possibilities Journal with Elastic Band (E005)
Best is yet to Come Journal with Elastic Band (E015)
Dog Lover Canvas Tote (B037)
The Good Stuff canvas pouch (L022)
Just Wing It canvas pouch (L003)


What kind of people do you create your products for?
Our products are for all ages. It’s for anyone who wants to show off their personality on their accessory.

Where do you see your brand three years from now?
We take one day at a time! Carpe Diem!

What would you be doing if you weren’t doing this?
Photography or Travelling!

Visit The Art People Shop on Engrave.

Avinash Subramaniam

Avinash has been an advertising writer, fiction writer, poetry writer, freelance writer and serial wronger. Other roles he has been in include those of an editor, brand builder, and teacher. His interests include advertising, scrabble, body building, chess, cinema, making money, reading, internet culture, cricket, photography. To hear him air his thoughts, follow him on Twitter @armchairexpert.

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