Rooted In India
Home & Design Trends|Volume 7 Issue 9
Tiipoi’s Spandana Gopal infuses every home product with a rich dose of Indian design that focuses on less wastage, more practicality and quiet functionality
Tina Thakrar

Bengaluru and London-based Tiipoi first made its presence felt at the London Design Festival in 2014. But its designs are rooted in memories that are much older. The inspiration dates back to the founder and creative director Spandana Gopal’s memories of her home kitchen in Bengaluru. She’s clung to these remembrances ever since, setting up her studio in London and creating modern, functional pieces for the home.

The name Tiipoi comes from ‘teenpai’, the Hindi word for a three-legged stool. The studio’s products are just as simple and useful as its namesake; the Siment collection of planters as miniature versions of Indian water towers, the Longpi cookware range in a mix of stone and clay and the Ayasa copper jars made on traditional spinning machines.

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