February 5, 2016

Smriti: Art from the Piramal Collection by Kahani Designworks

Photograph © Aditya Palsule/Kahani Designworks, 2015 In Indian philosophy, “smriti” refers to a body of knowledge that is remembered and passed on from generation to generation, kept alive in memory and practice by teachers and […]

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January 22, 2016

Final Cut: A Grinning Tree, Kolkata

This article is the second in a series of articles featuring movie posters from across India, released and unreleased works too, for their merit. Keep watching this series for more.  Elsewhere in Bengal… All images […]

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January 8, 2016

Final Cut: Swapnil Rane, Brain on Rent

All images are copyrights of the designer (Swapnil Rane) We’ve come a long way from the hand-painted posters of yore. It’s no big revelation (at least shouldn’t be) that movie posters today are ‘designed’. Publicity Design is an industry which […]

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November 24, 2015

What’s inside Kyoorius 28

The rainbow-foiled Kyoorius 28, the last issue for year 2015, is out! And it makes the year end all happy and shiny! When that newspaper that you gorge on every morning, reaches your doorstep, it […]

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October 9, 2015

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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September 18, 2015

Dialogue: RocketScienceLab

We caught up with Rajesh and Vidya Thomas of RocketscienceLab at Melt, right after they delivered a talk about what they do. What do they do? “That’s a tough question to answer…” they say amid […]

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September 9, 2015

What’s inside Kyoorius 27

We continue with the theme of the 10th Anniversary Edition of Designyatra, in the blood Red Kyoorius Magazine 27. What pumps your heart? We explore the individual journeys of varied people from the world of […]

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September 4, 2015

Predicting Trends is a Mission-Critical Business Exercise

The ‘sharing economy’, transparency, ‘curiosity trumps knowledge’ and the ‘rise of digital currencies’ – these are all trends transforming society today and within the next three years. That is, if you talk to the industry […]

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August 28, 2015

Origins: Bharat Tiles

In 1922, Pherozesha Sidhwa, a would-be lawyer, was pushed on a different path. Propelled by the Swadeshi movement, he was encouraged to take up industry, which in turn led him to tile making, a field […]

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August 14, 2015

Becoming One

Often, as designers, we are prone to lamenting how a certain concept that was brilliant was not accepted by the client or an idea you proposed was squashed by the team. Somewhere, there is this […]

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