Samir Karnik Feature

Kyoorius Knocks: Enzo Guitars & Samir Karnik

“I was alive in the forest, I was cut by the cruel axe, in life I was silent but in death I sweetly sing.”  — Inscription on an Elizabethan lute.   Samir Karnik is a luthier. […]

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INK2015 all set to go live this week

INK2015 marks the 6th edition of the conference that celebrates creative and innovative thinkers and doers from diverse walks of life. INK, a community dedicated to spreading disruptive ideas and inspiring people by telling the […]

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Quantum Physics, Personality Tests and Potato Chips

The Pelican Shakespeare Series Design by Manuja Waldia The Casual Optimist NIFT Alumnus Manuja Waldia has been commissioned to design the book covers for the entire Pelican Shakespeare series. She uses intelligent imagery culled from the […]

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The Designer: Mechanical Gods and Goddesses

It looks like the gods have descended upon Lalbaug in central Mumbai. Near the now defunct Ganesh Talkies, in a shed crammed with half-done deities, 33-year-old Santosh Kambli establishes the reach of his business with […]

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Sketchnotes: Sayan Mukherjee

As an art director working strenuous hours in the advertising industry, Sayan Mukherjee was hard-pressed to find fulfillment doing what he loved: illustration. He says “I always wanted to do something with illustration. With a demanding […]

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It’s not Just Another Photo Festival

There’s a new photo festival in town that claims to be the anti-festival. Its mission is to democratize photography and bring it to everyone; to the masses who might not go to the gallery. On […]

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An unflinching emphasis on colour: Raghubir Singh at Jhaveri Contemporary

On a visit to Jhaveri Contemporary in Walkeshwar over the weekend, this photograph stopped me in my tracks: What could have been a fairly monochromatic image of browns, is bursting at the seams with colour […]

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The first ever Bengaluru Mini Maker Faire

Workbench Projects, a coworking and makerspace in Bangalore, is all set to organise the Bengaluru Maker Faire, a celebration of local maker culture and community in 2016. Maker Faire as a phenomenon is more well known in the […]

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Sketchnotes: Anand Radhakrishnan

Before joining Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Art, Anand Radhakrishnan spent a year at St. Xavier’s studying anatomy and completing other people’s biology lab journals in exchange for beer. After graduating with a BFA in 2011, […]

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Spaces: Times Internet office by Guerrilla

This time in Spaces, we take a look at the Times Internet office space designed by Guerrilla, a Delhi-based design studio co-founded by Hanif Kureshi and Rutva Trivedi. Times Internet is the largest Indian Internet […]

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Wolves Visuals: From Shoeboxes to 40-foot Buildings

If you’re anything like me, “projection mapping”, “live visuals”, “motion graphics”, and “augmented reality” sound like the antagonizing words you’ve only heard from your geeky teenaged brother. The words become less frightening and more impressive […]

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Crossword’s Yello by Hyphen Brands

Since its launch in the 90s, Crossword has become one of the go-to bookstores that most of us retreat to, knowing that we will find something to take home. Over the years, Crossword has expanded beyond […]

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Designing Design Quotes and Rebranding Quikr: The Week Around the Web

Round me up, when September ends. (Sorry.) This week around the web: The Award Winning Game Kickstarter (by way of Quipsologies) This one is a bit like Game of Life, except it’s about advertising. The […]

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Sketchnotes: Kruttika Susarla

Kruttika Susarla’s work speaks loud and clear about what she stands for, and it is easy to see this when she says that what inspires her most about her favourite artists (among whom she names Jillian […]

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Digital Stories: Bacardi Batcam by Quidich

October’s fast nearing and so is that helluva huge music event called the NH7 Weekender. While everyone preps their wardrobes, and keeps Shazam handy, here’s a look at something that Bacardi India, the title sponsor for […]

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What I Know Now: Vageesh Bhan

This is part of a series where we publish stories contributed by those who have taken their first steps in the unique, challenging and colourful world of advertising and design. During my time with Jack In […]

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