Posts Tagged ‘Samira Rathod’

The third issue of Spade is here. It deals with architecture and collage and as always promises to throw up questions and thoughts. Contributors include Christopher Benninger, Batul Raj Mehta, Iian Jackson, Gautam Bhatia, Jeenal Sawla, Rohan Shivakumar, Meghal Arya, Sonal Sunderajan, Suhasini Iyer, Aniket Bhagwat and Samira Rathod. You can view a sample of […]


SPADE is a biannual journal that deliberates on architecture and design in India. Vol 1 was a treat to read as well as to look at. An absorbing, thought-provoking set of articles, extremely well-typeset, well-photographed. Written and put together by professionals in the field of architecture and design, this peer-driven journal has been so far […]


*An Indian By Design Exclusive* Herman Melville once said ‘They talk of the dignity of work. Bosh. The dignity is in leisure.’ Built over an old outhouse, the Garden Lounge, created by M/s Prabhakar Bhagwat with interiors by SRDA, is a private space of leisure, a retreat, built to step away from everyday living. A […]


*An Indian By Design Exclusive* The first thing that strikes you about Samira is that she’s extremely passionate. I met her at the opening of the Devi Arts Foundation, in the midst of a sandstorm, her hair flying as wildly as her hands, as she shared her thoughts on modern Indian Architecture and design criticism […]


Samira Rathod’s home is tucked away from the road, in Breach Candy. Trees and birds and silence fills the pathway to her ground floor residence. The long narrow corridor that the front door opens to splits the home halfway. The Living, Dining and Master Bedroom on the left and the children’s room and kitchen on […]


Spade is a biannual journal dedicated to Indian Architecural Design. My first reaction when I opened the large courier Editor Samira Rathod mailed across was to its generous proportions. It was beautifully typeset, had great photography, no ads and ample words which promised heavy reading (and sitting in shifting positions having its large pages curl […]



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