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5 Books every Designer should read!

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 […]

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Why get a Masters in Design?

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 […]

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How to get ready when you have nothing to wear!

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 […]

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Making Mars a Reality!

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 […]

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How to chose a Design Thesis Topic!

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 […]

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How to design a Museum

India has a rich cultural and social history. The various dynasties which ruled our country, their traditions and values, rituals, dances and folklores have been being practised 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 […]

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Ar. BV Doshi wins 2018 Pritzker Prize

There’s been no budding designer, architect or environmentalist in India, who hasn’t idolized Ar. BV Doshi! At 90 years old, Ar. Doshi has been awarded the highest Architectural honor, equivalent to a Nobel Prize in the field, “The Pritzker Prize, 2018.” Having worked with the likes of Ar. Le Corbusier and Ar. Louis Kahn, his […]

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India Fashion Summit : Kochi 2018

In an attempt to bridge the gap between fashion industry in India and abroad, it was essential to initiate a kind of meet and greet between the world and Indian fashion. The initial thought was to create a platform for designers from all over the world and India, to network, bounce ideas, ponder upon the […]

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Best Holi Looks

The festival of colors is upon us and just in time! The weather’s getting hot and the atmosphere is charged with energy, and it’s the perfect time to let your hair down and indulge yourself completely in the festival of joy! However, every festival brings with itself a dilemma of what to wear? With everyone […]

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