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Being dark skinned is beautiful: Mr Jovita George

Mr Jovita George-yes you read that right- is one of the most loved Indian YouTubers today. A Malayalee residing in Kuwait, Jovita makes videos on fashion, makeup, relationships, and travel. This former Engineer has had an interesting trajectory; she was a software professional who quit her job to do what she loved; Fashion.  And, from […]

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In conversation with Ar. Lumina Phylis Cleetus

Ar. Lumina Phylis Cleetus, the chief architect of one of the most well-known studios in Bengaluru, Fulcrum Studio is as practical as spontaneous. She’s a beautiful culmination of the best of both worlds of architecture and literature; a trait that is abundantly displayed in hers works. In an interview with Cindrebay, this Kerala-born architect speaks about […]

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Expert corner: Spatial features of inhabitation

How does one define ‘place’? In architectural language, it is undoubtedly one of the most ambiguous terms. A place is not simply a space, or a location; it is but an amalgamation of numerous factors. Gautam Shah explains the definition of space and how to perceive it through the eyes of an architect. Shah is a consultant […]

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He is a M.A.L.L.U: Rinosh George and his fashion adventures

His rap video I am a M.A.L.L.U has crossed more than one million views on YouTube, and his previous video This is Bengaluru garnered him rave reviews. Rinosh George has been creating waves in Bengaluru’s music space for quite some time now, but his recent video where he articulates the various idiosyncrasies of Malayalees has […]

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Paaduks: Creating footwear out of tyre scraps

Designers are a funny lot. They are the innovators of the highest order. Give them a piece of tyre, and they will give you an eco-friendly, trendy footwear. That is exactly what Paaduks, an enterprise based out of Mumbai is doing. The company collects upcycled tyres, and with the help of cobblers transforms those pieces […]

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Architecture: Finding the right job? Remember these points

The first job in a good architectural studio is extremely important for up and coming aspiring architects. It sets the basis for the future. But before the all-important interview, a thorough research of the firms, and their philosophy is extremely important.Khushboo Agarwal, Asst. Prof. in Jhulelal Institute of Architecture, Nagpur has some pointers to help you […]

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Takbir Fatima gets NDTV’s Emerging Architect of the Year award

Takbir Fatima, the 32-year-old London-educated founder of DesignAware, a company that creates awareness through liveable, wearable, usable, accessible and responsible design, has been awarded the Emerging Architect of the Year 2016 by the NDTV Design & Architecture Awards. Takbir is the only woman to have received this award. The ceremony took place on Friday, 20 January, […]

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Join Cindrebay ‘SketchUp Marathon’ – 3 Day Workshop on SketchUp

Technological innovations are the very backbone of the dynamic world of architecture. Those unwilling to learn the latest tech releases or are ignorant of the same will find themselves lagging far behind in the race towards creating the perfect structure. After AutoCAD 2D-3D, 3DsMax, Revit, ArchiCad and other similar tech inventions, the simplest to enter […]

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New Year Series: This year, let’s turn classy

It is that time of the year when the old goes out, and the new is welcomed.  The year 2017 has begun, and we are all hoping it won’t be half as bad as 2016 was for the world. Since we can’t control external factors, let us focus on the inside. It is time to […]

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