Superheroes in India by Rajkamal Aich

He is an artist, but he doesn’t use the pencil anymore. Rajkamal is a data visualizer and graphic designer based in New Delhi. He is also a covert photographer. “It’s very difficult to say what the exact […]

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Melt-in. The Art of Gelato.

This is the first in our series on the 2014 Kyoorius Design Awards in-book winners. To see the complete list click here Gelato and Ahmedabad are quite hard to imagine together in one sentence. When […]

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What’s inside Kyoorius 21

The 21st issue of Kyoorius Magazine is out! The pages of this issue are filled with stories of people who have taken “a leap of faith” at some point in their careers. Self-starters, game changers, […]

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The 2014 Rolex Awards for Enterprise, Neeti Kailas, 2014 Young Laureate

Sohum Innovation Lab awarded Rolex Award for Enterprise 2014

A device for detecting hearing impairment in newborn children designed by Neeti Kailas and engineer Nitin Sisodia, has won the Rolex Award for Enterprise 2014. Kailas, together with her husband Nitin, launched Sohum Innovative Lab […]

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The Search for a Voice

On my first ever trip to India, I managed to embarrass myself before I’d even landed. As the plane banked and approached the runway, I noticed multiple blue rectangles on the ground and thought ‘wow, […]

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Sketchnotes: Kaveri Gopalakrishnan

Travelling like a gypsy and threading stories all along, Kaveri Gopalakrishnan – a graduate in Animation Film Design from NID, Ahmedabad – has lived in her world of imagination as a state of normalcy, since […]

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Unlike Design Studio

 Unlike Design Co. is a Delhi-based partnership between Lavanya Asthana, a graphic designer from NID (Ahmedabad), and Harpreet Padam, a lifestyle and fashion accesory designer from NIFT (New Delhi), which offers specialized design solutions for graphics, […]

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Is Freelancing Right For Me?

For her concluding post from the ‘freelancer’ series, Anya Rangaswami has created an infographic tracing the dilemmas, challenges and experiences that help you figure out whether to freelance or not.  

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Collaborative workspaces at Social

One of the many joys of working as a freelancer is that you can work from anywhere, from a cafe or even in your pajamas. No more cubicles and fluorescent lighting. The only thing is, […]

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A Little Older, A Little Wiser: Lessons I learnt from my first year freelancing

A lot of designers have had moments where they wished they were working independently. For a while, I did too. When I finally decided I would make the move, those moments were replaced with moments […]

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Sketchnotes: Sukanto Debnath

Keeping it simple, Sukanto Debnath tries to be clearheaded while sketching. “I try not to intellectualize the process, think as less as possible and try to unlearn ‘the ways’ to render things I learned over […]

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A Letter from Michael Wolff: Creating vs. Reacting

Dear Reader, I hope you’re well and happy. In my last letter I wrote to you about the four gateways for handling the rejection of your work, this time, a much simpler letter about pleasure, […]

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Titan’s TITANIUM EDGE wins the Red Dot 2014

The TITANIUM EDGE by the Indian watch company Titan brought home the prestigious Red Dot 2014 Award for Product Design, making it the only Indian product to have won in the ‘Watches and Jewellery’ category […]

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The Designer: Sheikh Sameer

We had passed this small furniture shop ‘Safiya Handicraft’ at the traffic infested junction between Mahim and Bandra a number of times. The intricately carved furniture and the relentless work force engrossed in their work, […]

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Sketchnotes: Jit Chowdhury

The mind of an artist is a box of puzzles and their voice, their hands, or their words often are the tools to solve those puzzles, putting the pieces together. Some prefer music, some write, […]

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Kit Bike: A bike in a bag by Lucid Design

The Kit Bike, a concept created by Bangalore-based Lucid Design is a bike composed of 21 parts including tires, belt (drive belt), seat, pedals and locking joints, that can be dismantled to fit inside a […]

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    Kyoorius: From the latest issue of Kyoorius Magazine - Michael Johnson @johnsonbanks writes about his recent visit to India.

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    Kyoorius: Here's a look at Unlike Design Co, one of the few Indian studios to display their work at the Salone Satellite 2014.

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    Kyoorius: @kaveriGeewhiz walks us through her 'thoughtbooks' in this week's Sketchnotes.