Simran Lal, Founder of Nicobar, On How She Launched Her Lifestyle Brand and Tips On Travelling to India

Banana leaves flattened and cast in brass to make wall decor, glassware inspired by the kulhads (cups) of chai (tea) found at Indian railway stations, bamboo wastebaskets and summery clothes that make Indian humidity bearable only begin to describe Nicobar’s aesthetic. The brand focusses on well-designed products that channel the modern Indian way of living, harmoniously blending form with functionality, creativity with culture. Named after a group of islands in the Indian ocean, Nicobar showcase