July 24, 2015

The Kumbh Experience

The Kumbh Mela is the largest religious gathering on earth, held every three years on the banks of the Sangam, the confluence of sacred rivers Ganga, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati. Every 12 years, the Maha Kumbh […]

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July 17, 2015

Dialogue: Riyaaz Amlani

Any conversation with Riyaaz Amlani, whether on the subject of business or food, inevitably leads to music. As CEO and managing director of Impresario Hospitality, he’s responsible for wildly successful restaurant concepts such as Mocha, Salt […]

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July 10, 2015

The Designer: Bring in the Rain, Bring in the Shine

At Reay Road, on Mumbai’s bleak Harbour Railway Line, groups of labourers laze and chat in the shade of trees and garages. Ask any of them for the chhatri (umbrella) factory, and many of the […]

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July 3, 2015

A sum greater than its parts: A personal view of the studio practice

The description of a design studio as a physical expanse of space or a number quantifying the composition of a team, seems rather limited. From my ‘insider’s’ view of a studio practice, it is a […]

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June 26, 2015

The Nation Wants to Ban

India has been on a high lately. And like most inebriated folk, the powers that be have been acting on instinct, with little thought for the consequences. I refer to the multitude of bans that […]

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June 22, 2015

Kyoorius Salary Survey: The Results III

The decision to go freelance and give up the safety net of working in a studio or agency, is not an easy one. For one graphic designer, with a postgraduate degree from NID, who’s now […]

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June 19, 2015

I am not a control freak

Attempting to define what I do has proved to be a difficult task. Because it’s always assumed that if you work at a design firm – you’re a designer who wears chucks, jeans, a black […]

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June 16, 2015

Kyoorius Salary Survey: The Results II

And now, some sticky truths. While some of the responses we got from those who took our survey led to figures that we’d already been somewhat aware of, we were able to break down some […]

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June 12, 2015

The Advertising Hangover…

The biggest advantage of the digital industry is the lack of legacy. It provides all players an opportunity to define the rules for themselves and draft their own charter. However, I do notice that by […]

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June 9, 2015

Kyoorius Salary Survey: The Results

Not too long ago, we asked our readers to participate in our first ever Salary Survey for designers and creative types. The response was overwhelming – We received over 750 responses! As we sifted through […]

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