Best Foot forward
‘Cuero – Handcrafted Luxury’ was born out of Naman Shah’s desire to change the way Indian men look at a pair of shoes
True To Type
Young Bangalore-based graphic artist/ designer, Prateek Vatash has eclectic interests, ranging from typography and geometry to the occult and retro-nostalgia, that find expression in his work
The Power One
Rina Singh brings together the efforts of many to create a brand that stands out for its commitment to sustainability and traditional textile techniques
Going with the Flow
Freelance illustrator Sreenihal Pouka goes where his work takes him, enjoying an easy fluidity that reflects in his work
Born to Adorn
‘Aaraa by Avantika’ is jewelry and accessory designer Avantika Kumar Agrawal’s way of making a mark in a field dominated by traditional family-run businesses
A different canvas
‘Painter and clothes-maker’ is how Payal Khandwala describes herself, and she has been much lauded for being both. Her eponymous fashion label features a dramatic recreation of her art through fabric.
Conversations With A Designer
While Ram Sinam, founder of Wari Watai, a multi-disciplinary design studio based in Bangalore, prefers to work in an informal set-up, he is very focused when it comes to creating design that transcends mere function
Taking The Time To Design
Watch designing is all about the minute detailing, says Mahendra Chauhan, who heads a talented team of designers at one of the world’s largest watch companies
A Career In Satire
Shekhar Gurera has spent years observing the common man in an effort to add wit and character to his work as an editorial cartoonist for several leading Indian publications
Ticket To Transformation
Founder- Director of Pune-based Ticket Design, Nishma Pandit uses her years of hands-on design realization and project management experience to guide her team to come up with truly creative solutions.
More Than Child's Play
The search for eco-friendly and non-toxic toys for her own children resulted in Meeta Sharma Gupta’s transformation from computer scientist to toy designer.
Interior architect Ishrat Sahgal is using sari silk to raise the status of the carpet from afterthought to centerpiece of a room!
Arch Cult 2017
A three-day festival in March promises to highlight the potential of architecture to students from across South India.
Manifesting in Metal
Manreet Deol creates striking contemporary sculptural jewelry using traditional Indian metalsmithing techniques.
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!
Crafting Worthwhile Experiences
Industrial designer and strategist, Devina Kothari believes in changing the world through her work.
Passion for Fire
After 25 years as a ceramicist, time still stands still every time Kavita Pandya Ganguly & Titas Ganguly open the door of a kiln to see the results of their work.
A Fine Line
Calligraphy is more than a passionate hobby for advertising professional Shreyas Belsare.
Restoring a Lost Art
Textile designer Vinay Narkar left a career as corporate lawyer in Mumbai to revive traditional textile traditions in his hometown, Solapur.
Little Somethings From Nothing
Rishita Chingangbam of P-Thadoi gives new life to discarded scrap through her attractive and eminently wearable jewelry.
Bringing Design Into The Fold
Ankon Mitra believes that folding isthe cornerstone of existence, whether innature, architecture, the paper craft oforigami, or life itself. The Co-Founder/Director (Landscape) of New Delhi-basedHexagramm is as much an architect andlandscape designer as an origami artist,and he blends these multiple roles into ahugely satisfying professional journey.
Collaboration Is The Key
China collaborates with India at the World Industrial Design Conference recently held in China, to come together to benefit from collective experience of Global Design Leaders.
Well-known photographer, artist and educator, Shailan Parker has spent over three decades perfecting his craft.
Dipping Into The Creative Cauldron
The multi-faceted Digvijay Singh refuses to be pigeonholed as a fashion designer, preferring instead to ‘live on the edge of uncertainty’!
A Slice Of Life
Vinay (Vin) Ganapathy draws inspiration from his friends and the dynamic city he lives in for his distinctive illustrations.
Divya Lahoria of Kopé London is hoping to blend traditional craft with global trends in a sustainable and ethical fashion.
Out Of The Box Design
Out of the Box Design What used to be a warehouse in Gurgaon has been transformed into a strikingly functional workspace for Studio DCA.
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.
The World Through Sketches
The world through sketches Allen Shaw is a traveling artist, illustrator, designer and storyteller. Through his ‘sketchbook travelogues’ he engages in conversation with the spaces, places and people he meets on his journeys.
Yogesh Chaudhary launched his fashion label Surendri to create designs to suit women with vastly different body types and lifestyles.