Hitesh is a designer from Gujarat, the western state of India. He currently works in different parts of the country and also teaches at design institutes. He explores connections between technology and crafts. His work is a dialogue between materials and the makers.
He enjoys working while traveling. He has worked on IKAT textiles in Telangana, hand knotted carpets in Dharamshala with Tibetan community, block printing in Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh & weaving in Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.
For Textiel Factorij Hitesh worked in Ahmedabad and developed wooden blocks and used cotton fabrics as a base with environment friendly pigment colors. His idea was to use the blocks with squares in grids to create a range of experiments in layouts, compositions and visuals with movements.