Qrator, the concept home store and gallery is unlike anything Kolkata has seen before. If you’re in the culture capital, you’ve just got to come here!
Pooja Poddar launched ‘Qrator’ in November 2015 as an outlet to express her deep passion for art and antiques. The luxe home décor store houses traditional heritage brands such as Royal Crown Derby and Wedgwood alongside contemporary art works such as Maleras sculptures from Sweden. Qrator houses more than 20 international artists, many of whom offer tailored services for the customers.
HOT highlights a few brands to watch out for, especially in the realm of luxe home accessories…
Amanda Brisbane…..glass magic
Right from the United Kingdom, come the creations of Amanda Brisbane, UK’s foremost sandcasting glass artist. From her Shropshire based studio Brisbane produces some of the most visually exciting, contemporary glass sculptures. Get one of them in your home now!
A thing of beauty is a joy forever. Goebel takes this quite seriously…the result is a collection of beautiful collectibles……look out for their classical pieces from famous artists in new forms and dimensions. Their Artis Orbis presents artworks of world-famous artists as collector’s or decorative editions.
The brand warrants mentioning a bit of its history…Josiah Spode I is credited with the introduction of underglaze blue transfer printing on earthenware in 1783-84. Spode was recently acquired by Portmerion and have recommenced the production of classical English blue and white porcelain. Many of the products are truly astounding tableware…you’ll be eating off a classic for sure!
Look out for the absolutely intricate work…Wedgwood is known internationally for quality, beauty and craftsmanship. Josiah Wedwood’s iconic new inventions – green glaze, cream ware, black basalt and jasper, remain as much sought after today as it was during the 1700s.
Qrator Furniture…just for you!
How can we forget the bespoke furniture created using high quality materials? These accentuate your interiors like nothing else!
This is but a small tester… a little peek into the luxury, style and quality that Qrator represents. As they say, for the real thing, you’ve got to experience it yourself! So, do head for Qrator next time you’re in Kolkatta!