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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August 7, 2015

The Designer: Brenda D’Cunha

Weddings are the biggest festival in India. From the humble neighbourhood ceremony where the couple marries in a ‘pandal’, to destination extravaganzas hosted by the rich and famous, Indian weddings are a community circus. It […]

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July 31, 2015

Defining Greatness

India’s greatest architect, Charles Correa left us on June 16, 2015. He left behind a legacy. Charles helped define contemporary architecture in India, and his astounding body of work will continue to inspire generations of […]

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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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