| by Jamila Sidhpurwala | 7 comments

Designing for Elderly and Handicapped

We tend to take everyday living for granted. Simple tasks such as walking to your kitchen to grab a snack, getting comfortable on the couch for a movie or going to the toilet, are never given attention to. But, what if, you are unable to do these tasks? What if your house and your space […]

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| by Jamila Sidhpurwala | 4 comments

Visual Communication for Designers

If I ask you what this is, the majority of you will answer, ‘It’s a Car.’ Some might call it an orange car, a few may say it’s a car on the road, some might even tell me it’s a Lamborghini. However, there is something very basic wrong with that answer. Think harder, think diagonally. […]

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| by Jamila Sidhpurwala | 18 comments

Evolution of Indian Fashion in 71 years!

15th August – The Day India got Independence from the British Raj. A day of pride for all Indians and 2018 marks 71 years since we got freedom. A lot has changed over the last 7 decades and so has the fashion industry in India. Like all major fields, Indian fashion and clothing too has […]

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| by Jamila Sidhpurwala | 6 comments

Bonito Designs – Survival of the Hardworking and Gutsy!

Home is where the Heart is, but the Indian mentality forces us to create homes to impress others. “When guests come to our house, they should stare in awe!” is what most clients brief their designers. However, our home is our abode, our safe haven and it should speak more about our character than just […]

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| by Team Cindrebay | 4 comments

The Curves of Oscar Niemeyer

A lot of Brazil’s distinctive modernist architecture and the style it exudes can be credited to the Brazilian Architect, Oscar Ribeiro de Almeida Niemeyer Soares Filho, or simply Ar. Oscar Niemeyer. His buildings and public spaces are considered till today, works of art, inviting visitors to admire the landscape and the construction techniques, sometimes even […]

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| by Jamila Sidhpurwala | 4 comments

Story of a Designer : Manish Malhotra

Manish Malhotra, a man who needs no introduction and one of the bigwigs of the Indian Fashion Industry. A brand, well renowned for eccentric Bollywood costumes as well as elegant regal contour, The Manish Malhotra brand is as diverse as they come! From the humble beginnings of a small time boutique owner, to the top […]

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| by Jamila Sidhpurwala | 4 comments

9 Apps Every Designer Needs

The life of a designer is filled with colors, choices, options, ideas and patterns, but at the same time it is also very hectic, has a lot of deadlines and comes with a lot of pressure. In times like these, when mobile phone, computer and tablet applications, are making everyone’s life easier by making things […]

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| by Jamila Sidhpurwala | 8 comments

LULU FASHION FORUM – Fashion in Tier 2 Cities

Small towns and cities in India, have a culture and niche of their own, which they flaunt unabashedly and in fact, with pride. People have more time, deeper connections with friends, relatives and neighbours, meaningful places and favourite spots, colorful festivals and a fashion sense unlike any mega cities. Fashion in Tier 2 cities, is […]

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| by Jamila Sidhpurwala | 21 comments

50 Mid-Century Interior Design Ideas

Mid-Century interior design has made a sensational come back in the market in recent years. Interior styles and trends have a way of repeating themselves every few decades and the mid-century movement is no different. A design style, which originated in the post World War II scenario, the mid century furniture, accessories, lamps and other […]

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