Archive for February, 2009
Memories of childhood are often about simple things; streets and lanes you grew up in, friends you spent time with and the games you played. Diptanshu Roy belongs to a joint family, grew up with 15 odd cousins living in the same house. As kids, they spent hours together, playing with simple toys, and that […]
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Tags: Diptanshu Roy, Indian Games, Indian Photography
*An Indian By Design Exclusive* Jenny’s work stems from the heart and her lamps seem to be lovingly nudged and caressed into form, the light brushing through and around it like wind. Featuring her work and thoughts.
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Tags: Bangalore, Handmade Paper, Jenny Pinto, Julie Kagti, lamps
*An Indian By Design Exclusive* Presenting the first pictures of the new Rohit Bal Store, at Emporio in New Delhi. The store evokes a sense of grungy grandeur, and the gold and mirror and jaali work seem refined and edgy simultaneously. I enjoyed the way the store is filled with distractions, but the garments are […]
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Tags: Ambrish Arora, Ankur Choksi, Arun Kullu, Emporio, Lotus Design, Rohit Bal Store
Creative director and partner of an advertising and design agency Sunny Side Up, Somak kneads clay when he’s not doing ads. Here are a few from his collection SpasticsPlastic. I loved the way he gives each a disctinct character, in name and form; makes me wonder which came first.
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Tags: Clay faces, Somak, Spastic Plastic, Sunnyside Up
*An Indian By Design Exclusive* Purvi recently graduated with an MA in jewellery design from the John Cass Dept (London Metropolitan University). These are just a couple of pieces from a collection she’s putting together. Loved them. Plenty of potential.
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Tags: Indian Jewelry Design, Purvi Sanghvi, Recycled Rubber, Silver, Threadwork