Champalal Suthar



Champalal Suthar is a master artisan, who continues to carry forward his family’s heritage trade of carpentry and woodwork. From the ‘Suthar’ community in Rajasthan, Champalal is currently based in Bangalore, where he works closely with EVOKE on the in-house collection of handcrafted furniture. Champalal and the younger apprentice artisans he works with, have worked with the EVOKE team on signature pieces like the Pondi Chair inspired by George Nakashima and the ‘Chaipoi Bench’ – a contemporary reading of the iconic Indian ‘charpoy’, made from hand-carved wood and a handwoven jute body.