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THE VOID – Bridging the gap, one conclave at a time!!

“Power is gained by sharing knowledge, not hoarding it.” When was the last time you listened without interrupting? Spoke without being judged? Heard not to reply but to truly register information? Shared anything without expecting validation? Honestly expressed something without any ulterior motives? Put forth your ideas without the fear of it being nitpicked by […]

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Using technology as a learning tool – 3D printing week

The atmosphere at Cindrebay School of Fashion and Interior Design, came alive last week when they got “Julia” in the campus. No, ‘Julia’ isn’t a new student, it’s the name of the 3D printer they arranged for a design and printing workshop. For an entire week starting from 14th August to 20th August, THE VOID, […]

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The Void IV: 3D printing workshop

What if? Two words, 6 letters which have haunted human minds since centuries. Scientists and innovators have dedicated their lives in the pursuit of What If? Moms and dads every day in all parts of the world succumb to this word. These 2 words in themselves carry limitless possibilities. What if, humans could fly? What […]

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The right & wrong reasons to choose Architecture!

(WARNING: In case you are afraid to get your nails chipped, or hate the pungent smell of fresh paint, your eyes burn with the smell of freshly polished wood or need 8 hours of sleep every night, don’t choose architecture. If however, the sound of metal getting cut, the sparks of welding torches, the sound of cranes, […]

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The Dress Bank: Rent, wear, flaunt high end fashion

Diana Vreeland, the noted fashion columnist had put it succinctly when she made this famous remark “I loathe narcissism, but I approve of vanity.” Vreeland’s love for vanity is shared by many of us. However, though high-end fashion products maybe pleasing to the eye, it doesn’t have the same effect on our wallets. Enter 28-year-old […]

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The Void I: Two Day Furniture Design Workshop on ‘Bio-Mimicry’ at Cindrebay Nagpur

  Asad Firdosy – In pursuit of Art. Asad Firdos – An Architect by qualification, furniture designer as his vocation and a craftsman at heart.  He took architecture as a profession as his father suggested that it is ideal for him. He accepted the decision and completed his graduation from VNIT in 1992. However, Asad’s […]

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AURA 2017- A Magnificent Manifestation of Creative Arts and Design

According to the theorist Walter Benjamin, the concept of ‘aura’ refers to the authenticity and originality of an art work which is often lost in the modern world where there are technological reproductions of almost everything. So Aura is the unique aesthetic quality of an art work. Aura 2017, an Art and Design Exhibition organised […]

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Expert corner: Spatial Nature of windows

Windows are surface elements with great presence on both exterior and interior sides. It is fairly a complex entity against the comparatively simplistic wall, but a surface that is penetrable. Its surface is very dynamic, due to the continuous variations in views through it and the vivid reflections on the glass surface. The contextual conditions […]

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Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016: From Kochi with love

Fort Kochi exudes a certain romanticism, maybe it is the beauty of the Arabian sea neighbouring it, or the old narrow lanes that are constantly jostling for a place with the new. It is the amalgamation of many elements that lends Fort Kochi its distinctiveness. No wonder then that one of the biggest art festivals […]

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