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The Indian design industry has potential to grow over Rs 18,800 crore by 2020

The Indian design industry has a potential to grow over Rs 18,800 crore by 2020, of which industrial design segment is expected to be at Rs 11,000 crore, according to industry body CII. The potential size of the design industry is Rs 11,681 crore and is expected to be Rs 18,832 crore by 2020, of […]

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Alicia Souza: Taking the doodling world by storm

Alicia Souza and her work are evocative of a new and emerging India. Quirky, funny, independent, courageous, and fiercely creative, Alicia belongs to the growing tribe of youngsters that do not wait for someone to create a path that does not exist. Instead, they create their own road inspiring like-minded creative individuals to follow. Doodling, […]

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Deepak Guggari, a passionate architect and lover of the Zen philosophy

Khushboo Agarwal, Asst. Prof. in Jhulelal Institute of Architecture, Nagpur had done her apprenticeship with Varsha and Deepak Guggari Associate (VDGA). This piece speaks about her experience and contains her personal views about the organisation and its Principal Architect, Deepak Guggari.  During my final year of apprenticeship, I got the opportunity to work at Varsha […]

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Meet Babita Jaishankar, an image consultant, a designer, and a confidant

“There are usually two images that you encounter when you look in the mirror. One is your reflection and the other is the image of you that has been imprinted in your mind; the latter is more difficult to deal with,” says Babita Jaishankar. The 40-year-old would know a thing or two about working with […]

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Guest Writer: Bad standards of drawing are unpardonable

Drawing is as important to an architect as the right ingredients for a chef. It is an integral part of any architectural blueprint. And flimsy drawing standards inevitably showcases the callous attitude of the firm, opines Khushboo Agarwal, Asst. Prof. in Jhulelal Institute of Architecture, Nagpur. Bad standards of drawing is a strict no-no for […]

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Space can be a healer: Dr AnilKumar

Are structures just merely the sum of their building materials? Or do they, at some point, transcend from being an inactive object to an emotional experience? How do some structures evoke a sense of excitement within us, while others make an impact only at a superficial level? And do spaces have the capacity to forge […]

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Design should be democratic, not discriminatory: Takbir Fatima, DesignAware

In the extremely dynamic world of Design, a company like DesignAware that dabbles in 3D and digital fabrication, and employs technology to create futuristic designs takes the game a notch higher. DesignAware believes in the democratisation of design. In other words, designs should be created in a way that would impact and be accessible to […]

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How are trends created in the fashion world?

Ever wondered how trends come into being? Trends, an amalgamation of colours and moods, end up dictating the style for every season. But what maketh these trends? A simple mechanism; the Trend Mood Boards. Every new season collection is often forecasted by a group that studies the current market and styles in detail, and the […]

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Cindrebay students capture the various moods of Calicut

Alfred Stieglitz, the American photojournalist internationally recognized as the pioneer of modern photography had this to say about the art of taking pictures, “In photography, there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.” As young, up and coming Architecture and Design students, it becomes imperative to grasp that subtle reality […]

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