The Designer: Ahmed Kazi

“Kites give these young children a reason to look up in the sky and to play in it. And that is not any ordinary action; it will give them the ability to dream,” a 70 something Mansood Khan […]

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Sketchnotes: Vishnu M Nair

Dark, outlandish and extensively monochromatic, Vishnu M Nair’s creations defy interpretation. Here is a body of work you can’t just scroll through. Bold and continuous strokes plunge the page into abstract, often intricate compositions and […]

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St+art Mumbai enters its final week

St+art Mumbai is entering its final week, and you can still spot artists hard at work, finishing up their murals all around the city, especially Bandra, as well as admire some of their finished work. […]

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Tumbleweed? Disconnection

Some companies are lucky. Every single project they do is astounding and brilliant. Everyone is happy and their employees’ satisfaction levels are off the scale. They never work late and take decent holidays. The rest of us are left […]

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KDY Conversations: Todd Rovak

Todd Rovak is Managing Partner at Fahrenheit 212 and the mind behind the unique theory, capabilities and talent that drive the company’s innovation process. He oversees F212’s ability to predictably unlock growth on behalf of […]

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Sketchnotes: Mrunal Save

28 year old creative freelancer Mrunal Save’s visual musings are a treat. Pleasant, sinuous shapes and scalloped patterns frolic along her pages, lending an easy rhythm to her drawings. Her lines are graceful, and her […]

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Vinayak Varma

Kyoorius Knocks: Vinayak Varma

Under the guise of a talented graphic designer and illustrator, Vinayak Varma is a storyteller, who dreams of authoring a book one day. An alumnus of Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology in Bangalore, he has an […]

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Snapshots from Pushkar by Ankita Hazra

Every November, at the time of the full moon, around 50,000 camels and livestock and over 400,000 people from all over India and the world descend on to Pushkar, a small desert town in Rajasthan. […]

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Unbox Festival returns to Delhi this December

UnBox Festival 2014 will take place from 12-14th December at Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts in Delhi. The festival celebrates collaborations across disciplines and will host dynamic practitioners from India and abroad from the fields […]

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Dialogue: Ayappa KM, Ad film director & Co-founder, Early Man Film

While Woody Allen has a very distinctive similarity in almost all of his movies, any two Stanley Kubrick films are like chalk and cheese. It’s interesting that Indian ad film director Ayappa KM mentions Stanley […]

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Sketchnotes: Nafisa Crishna

Nafisa Crishna is a professional graphic designer and an illustrator based out of Bangalore, India. After five years of working independently, she is now Senior Illustrator at Brainwave, a science magazine for children. Today, she […]

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26,000 Bells of Light

In September 2014, Shri Hanuman Chalisa 3D, was released in a sensory display of lights and bells, in a larger-than-life installation in Saket, New Delhi. The film is based on the verses of the Hanuman […]

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2014 Kyoorius Awards box set is now available

Here at Kyoorius, we’ve been hard at work putting together the 2014 Kyoorius Awards Annuals, and we’re happy to announce they are now available for purchase online through the Tadpole Store. The special box set includes […]

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Binding books and baking in a new identity for Atta Galatta

Atta Galatta began as a regional language bookstore and cultural space in Bangalore, but the seeds of its culinary side seem to have been there all along in its unique name. ‘Atta’ means play in […]

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From the land of Tara Books

Rathna Ramanathan’s webpage of her design studio minus9 looks like words spilt out of a jar that fell in gay abandon to find spaces, running apart, coming closer or nudging each other. Type has character and attitude. This quality of […]

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St+art Mumbai kicks off this weekend

Life begins the second you hit the streets of any city in India. Many artists have found inspiration in Indian street culture, in this constant hustle that you chance upon when you turn a corner […]

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    Kyoorius: In Kyoorius19, we met Ahmed Kazi, an expert kite-maker from Mumbai, who told us what it takes to master his craft.

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    Kyoorius: Take a peek inside Vishnu M Nair's dark, monochromatic world in today's Sketchnote: #illustration #sketches

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    Kyoorius: Here's a round up of the colourful @StartMumbai festival, as it enters its final leg.