A Legacy Continues
Leveraging the success of his family's export business, Naman Jain is focusing on creating a retail presence in India
Long fascinated by Indian fabric, Nikita Gupta has launched an attractive line of contemporary apparel in traditional block prints
Stories faces tell
Aditya Narula dabbled in various vocations before he realized portraiture was the best way to express the fascinating complexities of the people he encountered along the way
time tested DESIGN
Surrounded by art and architecture as a child, Sarah Sham went on to take the family antiques business in a new direction through her interior design venture
Kavya Potluri's attention to minute detail is what sets her intricate and unconventional jewelry apart
music as muse
A multidisplinary visual artist, Aaron Pinto, also known as Kidsquidy, has had an interesting journey that started with MTV and has him now working on everything from music videos to stage design
DEVELOPING A DISCOURSE
Documentary photographer Taha Ahmad believes his work has a greater purpose than merely being admired by a select audience for its esthetic value. It's when people are able to see the underside of society and understand the prevailing social injustice that the work tries to reveal that it is truly worthwhile.
Tiny little Stories
Creating miniature worlds allows Ruchika Nambiar to continue to play childlike games of make-believe
The Richness Of Handmade
Amit Vijaya and Richard Pandav are committed to bringing together many hands and hearts through their clothing label ‘amrich’
The perfect balance
Aniruddh Mehta is as much graphic designer as visual artist, and he tries to do justice to both through his work at Studio Bigfat
The Nature of Light
Prateek Jain and Gautam Seth of Klove Studio combine the delicacy of hand blown glass with the sturdiness of metals to create a breathtaking range of lighting options.
The Creative curve
As partners at GCD Studios, graphic designers Shahana Jain and Devshree Sahai contribute enthusiastically to the ‘creation of ideas without boundaries’.
All ABOUT SCALE
A well known industrialist, Dr. Naushad Forbes is Co-Chairman, Forbes Marshall, India's leading steam engineering and control instrumentation company. He is on the Board of several educational institutions and public companies and was recently listed in the Indian Express list of the 100 most influential Indians. His is also a familiar name in Indian design circles. As former Chairman Governing Council National Institute of Design (NID), and Chairman India Design Council (IDC), Dr. Forbes has been able to work at bridging the still large gap between industry and design in the country.
NO NEED TO HIDE
By encouraging traditional leather artisans to explore recycled rubber and other material, Sudheer Rajbhar is giving them the opportunity to keep their skills alive
A NATURAL INSTINCT
Nibha Sikander’s 3D figures of birds and insects are intended to draw attention to the wonders of nature. She tells Sonalee Tomar of ‘The Indian Curator’ how she was drawn to the art of paper-cutting.
A moving experience
Amrish Patel and Darshan Soni came together to share a common vision that has since come alive through striking explorations of kinetic art
A Rare Talent
A rare talent Artist, designer and maker is how Revati Jayakrishnan describes herself, and her work is a stunning testimony to all three.
Drawing On Life
Visual artist Taarika John gave up a career in advertising to chart a freelance path where she’s inspired by all that’s happening around her!
No Sleeping On The Job!
As Lead Interior Designer at Bentley Motors Limited, Rajesh Kutty seems to have found his niche, even while he sometimes sacrifices sleep to work on other design projects
Seeking Movement In Clay
Seeking Movement In Clay
The Drive To Design
As Head of Design for Tata Motors, Pratap Bose leads a large team across three global design studios. His attempts to bring synergy between the three have enabled the Indian automotive giant to introduce a range of passenger and commercial vehicles that aspire to compete in the global arena.
Staying A Head Of The Game
Siblings Atishe Chordia and Nishyta Chordia have brought together their engineering and design backgrounds to create a cuttingedge digital solutions company
Piecing Stories Together
Jewelry and accessory designer Kritha Makwana finds inspiration in discarded bits and bobs that tell their own forgotten tales
When Change is The Buzzword
Design entrepreneur Niladri Mukherjee believes that successful product design happens when the design team sits at the strategy table as a partner and is able to question and provide insight and inputs on the direction that a company takes. As Founder and Managing Director of New Delhi-based Glue Design Pvt. Ltd., he has been able to ensure that his team is engaged in some path breaking product design indeed!
Play Of Light
Installation artist and designer Vibhor Sogani illuminates spaces with his striking creations.
Beyond The Lines
Anand Radhakrishnan has a knack for storytelling that comes to life through his illustrations.
Whether it’s automobiles or animals in the frame, the eye behind Gaurav Thombre’s camera is trained to capture the most stunning images.
Balkrishna Doshi receives the 2018 Pritzker Architecture Prize, the first ever Indian to be honored with architecture’s equivalent of the Nobel Prize.
A Legend Lives on
POOL connects with Mira Nakashima, who has nurtured her famous father’s legacy with love and dedication.
Rohan Sharad Dahotre’s illustrations are inspired by his wish to give something back to nature.