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Sketchnotes: Hemant Bhutani

Hemant Bhutani is a Delhite who graduated with a BA in English Honours and a master’s degree in Advertising and Public Relations from Shri Aurobindo Centre for Arts and Communications, Delhi. A copywriter by day and […]

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What graphic design taught me about content strategy

Back in September, I had the honour of attending Designyatra, the design (and increasingly, tech) conference that Kyoorius hosts each year. It was my first time in Goa, my first time in India, and one […]

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What’s inside Kyoorius 22

The latest issue highlights “the push and pull between old and new”, starting with two young creative stars at the peak of their careers, guiding the creative output of their respective agencies. We spoke to […]

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From Bansberia to NYC. Abin Design Studio’s Temple Pavilion at MoMa

This November, in an exhibition titled Uneven Growth: Tactical Urbanisms for Expanding Megacities, a Temple Pavilion Installation by Abin Design Studio makes its way to the Museum of Modern Art in New York all the […]

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Mythopolis – Exploring the stories of mythological India

Most of us belong to nuclear families, where grandparents didn’t put us to sleep at night, while reciting stories of Krishna and his many antics or the story of Ganesh and Karthika. We hear of […]

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Of books, music and deep inspiration

I remember a time when weekends meant sleeping in, reading the papers over a cup of coffee re-heated three times and beginning my day with a late lunch. Ever since the Mumbai chapter of Creative […]

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Paper Perfect Indian Characters by Nasheet Shadani

In advertising, the work you produce is as successful or good as the time that it lasts for and the impact it leaves. While “Pakde rehna, chhodna nahi” epitomises Fevicol or “The Taste of India” […]

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The Designer: Manish Sharma

As we percolate from the metros to non-metros (smaller cities/local designers), the definition of design keeps changing and getting more interesting. And to bring forth these interesting insights and stories is one of the reasons why we started […]

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Sketchnotes: Garima Shukla

Meet Garima Shukla, a Varanasi-born graphic designer currently based out of Hyderabad, who loves to get out of the daily grind and doodle away her pent up energy. Deriving inspiration from childhood memories is quite […]

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Nichebusting. The emerging mindset that matters most

Just who are the youth of the urban middle class? According to many reputable youth reports, they are optimistic, confident, impatient, fun-loving, socially active, etcetera, etcetera. Not that there’s anything wrong with what the reports […]

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Kyoorius Knocks: Avinash Bhalerao

This week on Knocks, we dropped in on Avinash Bhalerao, Art Director at KA Advertising in Mumbai. Below are excerpts from the conversation. Q: What kind of work do you enjoy the most? Do you […]

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Kyoorius Knocks: Aziza Iqbal

Aziza Iqbal is an artist and a self-taught pattern designer who currently resides in Doha. Below is the conversation we began with her to understand ourselves, the play of patterns, a love affair that turned […]

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A Letter from Michael Wolff: The Four Gateways

Dear Reader, During the last few weeks, I’ve been asked several times for advice on two particular issues. The first, how do you manage to persuade clients to trust you and to accept surprising and individual answers to their briefs, […]

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Someone to Tag Along

This is part of our series on the 2014 Kyoorius Design Awards in-book winners. To see the complete list click here. Safety is a matter of serious concern for every woman in India, be it in the villages […]

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Building Brands with Systems

The first couple of weeks after Designyatra always feel a little manic. I’m usually restless, itching to do more, inspired by all that I’ve seen and heard. This year though, I’m more restless than ever […]

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Sketchnotes: Rahul Dutta

Gurgaon-based artist and tech-entrepreneur, NID alumnus Rahul Dutta, creates three-dimensional virtual worlds and augmented reality experiences. His art is a unique blend of attention to detail, fantastical imagination, technology and science fiction. Rahul is compelled […]

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    Kyoorius: Hemant Bhutani shares with us his doodles and how they helped him enjoy the little joys in life more, in Sketchotes.

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    Kyoorius: @emcguane writes of her experience at #kdy14, debating whether guidelines work in design or not.

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    Kyoorius: From Bansberia to NYC. Abin Design Studio's Temple Pavilion Installation at @Moma