Nappa Dori is one of India’s foremost contemporary design brands that has captured the imagination of the world through it’s carefully curated design aesthetic and craftsmanship that preserves artisanal sensibilities and minimalism to harmoniously blend form with function.
Behind the brand is the visionary creative force of Gautam Sinha, the Founder and Creative Director of Nappa Dori.
Renowned for his creative process that has propelled Nappa Dori from a single store in HauzKhas Village in Delhi to over 20 countries. Gautam’s design approach is rooted in his Indian heritage yet is a confluence of contemporary interpretations that align to internationally aspirational aesthetics. Having spent the early years of his career designing fashion accessories for numerous renowned high street brands and eventually discovered his love for leather as a material, which eventually gave birth to the Nappa Dori brand.
Inspired by minimalism, detail-oriented craftsmanship and is one of India’s rising creative scions and is testament to a new generation of Indian designers that are internationally aware of emergent tastes ahead that are truly world-class in quality and design. He is testament to the success of Nappa Dori’s diverse product range, including the popular Café Dori concept that presents epicurean versions of his creative sensibilities.
Today, Nappa Dori has flagship stores in India and the United Kingdom, but also retails online and is available at leading design stores including the Fortnum & Mason, Conran Shop, Selfridges and other reputable outlets. Along with its boutiques in New Delhi, Mumbai and Maldives.