Coming from an art school background Khadi Papers were interested in paper as an artists’ material and this remains the focus of what they do.
In the early 1980s Khadi Papers were the first to introduce Indian handmade papers to artists and designers in and around London. They worked closely with papermakers in India, and later in Nepal and Bhutan.
Khadi Papers India now directly employs over sixty men and women from local villages and indirectly provides work for printers, technicians and the carpenter, Badagir, who makes their deckles and moulds.
With their own organic farm, irrigated by run-off water from the paper mill. They grow mangoes, bananas and organic vegetables.