Why you need an Interior Designer

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Spaces literally envelope us, and create a solid refuge around all living and thinking. Thus, it is essential to treat the void that surrounds us beautifully, as well as the facade that covers the void. Confused? In simple terms, not just the exterior of the built form, but also the space within needs a designer’s touch. Let me break down,

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5 Books every Designer should read!

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Never underestimate the power of a good book! It has the power to move you, make you feel a thousand fold and leave you with an unsettling feeling of wanting more. The thing about books, as Jhumpa Lahiri rightly says, is they let you travel without moving your feet. Designers, in their quest for birthing new ideas everyday, should ideally

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Why get a Masters in Design?

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As a Masters in Architecture aspirant, I have been asked this question multiple times in the recent past. Apparently, getting a masters in design is not something easily digestible by all. You get to hear questions like, “You’ve already studied for 5 years? Why study for 2 more?” or “What extra are they going to teach you, that you don’t

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Cindrebay Kochi presents – ‘ART SPLASH’

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Art Splash An environment engulfed in color can create emotional effects such as strong psychological influence on individuals. It can be referred to as an important tool in guiding and induction of specific mental states to individuals and communities. Hence, colors are an important aspect of urban life and are known to be an international visual language understood by all,

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How to get ready when you have nothing to wear!

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Women all over the world have long been plagued with the disease of not having enough clothes to wear! A regular thought which comes in all our minds, every morning, when we stand transfixed in front of our wardrobes, deciding we’re all out of clothes, even though every hanger is full. So, what are we doing wrong? We visit the

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Making Mars a Reality!

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In umpteen movies it has been depicted that the downfall of Earth is near. The call to sustainability has been answered by some, but not all of humanity. The planet is failing, and we are not doing nearly enough to save it! Penny wise, pound foolish man, tries to reduce his carbon footprint by walking to the industry he works

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How to chose a Design Thesis Topic!

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All you design students, it’s that time of the year again! The pressure is building up, and there are prime decisions to be taken. Whether you are an Architecture student, interior design, fashion or graphic design, end of semester project or thesis is a tough task to select. Challenging yourself with a suitable project and delivering it with equal finesse,

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How to design a Museum

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India has a rich cultural and social history. The various dynasties which ruled our country, their tradtions and values, rituals, dances and folklores have been being practiced here since times unknown. The treasure of music and cinema is huge and precious and people would want to experience it for their own. Owing to all these factors, a Museum or an

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Retail Design : A Market on its Own!

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Retail sector in India is one of the fastest growing sector which is undoubtedly an experimental motley consistently going through a trendy transformation. One can always visualize, new store formats, new customer – product interaction technologies, revamped business strategies etc. to create more self-serving and personal experiences for the customer while shopping. We have seen an exponential rise in the

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