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The Fuzzy Logic Project: The Future of Traffic is Music

“What if we considered the urban soundscape, not as a random collection of unintended sounds, but as a composed musical experience? Where you could compose not the sound of cars, but the sound of traffic?” The […]

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The Kumbh Experience

The Kumbh Mela is the largest religious gathering on earth, held every three years on the banks of the Sangam, the confluence of sacred rivers Ganga, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati. Every 12 years, the Maha Kumbh […]

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Sketchnotes: Lavanya Naidu

“I could spend hours gawking at some of the brilliance that’s out there. Joanna Quinn, Alex Hirsch, Cyril Pedrosa, Quentin Blake, Oliver Jeffers, Bill Watterson are only a few of my absolute favourites. I love their madness and determination to […]

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Three Predictions For Book Design in 2015

In 2008 Kobi Benezri founded Kobi Benezri Studio, a multidisciplinary art direction office focusing on books, editorial, type, identities, and web design. In 2015 he sat on the D&AD Book Design Jury.  Below he gives his […]

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Amplifying absence with the Missing Pavilion

India’s continued absence at the Venice Biennale since 1947, except for sporadic appearances, has been a source of major concern and disillusionment in the Indian art world. The Missing Pavilion, an exhibition sponsored by the […]

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Re-discover Indian royals with this intricate deck of cards

Apartment 4, a Montreal-based studio helmed by Reena and Bhavesh Mistry want to remind us of India’s very own Game of Thrones; played out over a few centuries with equally ‘colourful’ dynasties – The Mughals, […]

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Dialogue: Riyaaz Amlani

Any conversation with Riyaaz Amlani, whether on the subject of business or food, inevitably leads to music. As CEO and managing director of Impresario Hospitality, he’s responsible for wildly successful restaurant concepts such as Mocha, Salt […]

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Sketchnotes: Shigil Narayanan

Shigil Narayanan’s vibrant, muralistic work bounces off the pages or should we say, off our screens, with every scroll. With heavy influences from Kerala’s traditional mural paintings, his interpretations are cheeky, mesmerizing and heavily detailed. […]

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Design that takes you places by Taxi Fabric

Taxis have a knack for becoming icons of the cities they ply in. Whether it’s the bright yellow New York City cabs or the authoritative black cabs of London, to Mumbai’s own ‘kaali peelis’ (black […]

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Four Contemporary Furniture Designers to Know

In the website of one of the furniture design firms we chose to feature here, a prominently placed quote by Charles Eames reads “The details are not the details. They make the design.” And those […]

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What’s inside Kyoorius 26

This year marks the 10th Anniversary Edition of Kyoorius Designyatra, and we went RED this time, in keeping with the theme – What pumps your heart. Inside, you’ll find a feature on Anugraha’s latest labour […]

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Micro Architecture by Material Immaterial Studio

Tucked away in a by-lane behind Old Prabhadevi Road, Nitin Barccha and Disney Davis work on interiors and product explorations through The White Room and Material Immaterial Studio. The designers have recently created SPACES – […]

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The Designer: Bring in the Rain, Bring in the Shine

At Reay Road, on Mumbai’s bleak Harbour Railway Line, groups of labourers laze and chat in the shade of trees and garages. Ask any of them for the chhatri (umbrella) factory, and many of the […]

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Putting Craft at the Heart of Design

Leigh Chandler directs the creative output for design and illustration studio Vault49 in New York. In 2015 she will be Foreman of the D&AD Awards Crafts for Design Jury. Below she advocates an approach to craft […]

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Sketchnotes: Sreenihal Pouka

We chose to feature Sreenihal Pouka for this week’s Sketchnotes because we liked his work; but after conversing with him, we decided we like him as well. Born to artist parents who encouraged him from […]

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The Uncommon Man of Chennai

Shrikkanth Govindarajan is a documentarian from Chennai, India. Although a graduate of engineering, his passion for photography led him to establish his venture, Take 13 Studios in 2012. He is currently involved with the team of photographers from India […]

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    Kyoorius: A jam you want to get stuck in: The Fuzzy Logic Project by Marta Santambrogio reinvents the experience of traffic. http://t.co/Rg7CzrhdxN

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    Kyoorius: Live the @kumbhexperience with @deshnamehta Anugraha's 'Being in it and being of it', a set of 8 books on the Mela – http://t.co/vSZR2yQsBr.

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    Kyoorius: Have a look at Lavanya Naidu's bright and lovely sketchbook. http://t.co/yaQUEzRFoy