India's Best Design Studio Awards 2017
ANAGRAM ARCHITECTS was established in 2001 by founding partners Vaibhav Dimri and Madhav Raman. The firm offers services in Architecture, Interior Design, Urban Design, Public Infrastructure Planning and Environmental Design. ANAGRAM ARCHITECTS is recognized globally for its commitment towards design and innovation. It practices conceptually bold and fresh architecture amidst the presence of a series of design drivers that include optimum resource management, financial market forces, globalization, traditional practices, cultural identities, fast evolving technology and climate.
1. Outré House
2. ARTROVERT: Conversations in Grey
3. Teachers’ housing – The Doon School Dehradun
4. The Digit
5. Perch Wine and Coffee Bar
CRACKER & RUSH
Cracker & Rush is a brand strategy and identity design firm based out of Bangalore. We help clients achieve sustainable differentiation through a bold perspective and definitive design. We are an extremely close knit firm that focuses on doing better, not more. We celebrate individuality with the freedom to devise solutions. At Cracker & Rush, we are all perpetual learners of our craft and look at each project with the urgency and enthusiasm of our first. We believe in having fun while pursuing excellence. We call this Joyful Brilliance.
1. Ramaiah Group Brand Identity
2. Rohini Nilekani Philanthropies Identity Design
3. Janalakshmi Financial Services Branch Operating Manual
4. I–Cue India Brand Identity
5. Entrust Family Office Brand identity
Desmania is a pioneering design company in India, with over two decades of rich and versatile experience. Design Practices include Product Design, Packaging Design, Automotive Design and Brand Activation. Desmania’s multi-location offices offer a full plethora of design services, across the country and to overseas clients. Desmania’s in-house modeling workshop comprises Clay Studio, 3D Printer and a hi-end Paint Shop. We make immaculate and accurate appearance models and prototypes, maintaining complete confidentiality.
1. Water ATM for public space
2. Cassette AC Grill
3. I-Taste RO Water Purifier
4. DND Turblo Liquid Vaporiser Mosquito Repellent
5. Duplex Bucket
6. Ceiling fans design for Bajaj Electricals
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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
The Richness Of Handmade
Amit Vijaya and Richard Pandav are committed to bringing together many hands and hearts through their clothing label ‘amrich’
Bringing Ideas To Life
Creative Director at her eponymous design studio, Sharon Nayak picked up the camera to bridge the gap between her creative vision and its photographic execution
The Striking Right Note
Johnny Ganta might have made a career in music if he hadn’t chosen to work at being a master visual storyteller instead
Women & Spirituality
MIRABAI BUSH is the author of Working With Mindfulness, co-creator of Google’s “Search Inside Yourself” program, cofounder of the Center for Contemplative Mind and Society and a founding board member of the Seva Foundation. She teaches contemplative practices, and has facilitated retreats, workshops and courses on spirit and action for over 20 years. To commemorate International Women’s Day, Mirabai spoke with PURNIMA RAMAKRISHNAN on March 6, 2021.
Reincarnation And Realpolitik
China, India, and the U.S. are vying to influence the selection of the next Dalai Lama
An Exclusive Interview With Nandakumar Narasimhan
The Little Red Train
A Room for Dad
Before Mom passed, I made a promise to her
THE DANGAL IN THE JUNGLE, PART 1
YOU KNOW YOU’RE SOMEBODY WHEN YOU’VE APPEARED ON AN INDIAN DANGAL POSTER — IN OTHER WORDS, IN A WRESTLING ADVERTISEMENT.
WOUNDS AND THE WOMB
JULIE PETERS explores how to heal a relationship with the sacred womb, a place of death, life, and possibilities.
AMERICA'S CRUELEST MOTHER!
Murder bust after tossing boy in river
Giant squirrels, giant lessons? Animal chaplain SARAH BOWEN explores what squirrels can show us about mindfulness.
RUSH'S $600M WILL WHAMMY!
Wife No. 4 gets it all Leaves other Limbaugh kin in limbo
E8 Caste and the Indian Tech Ivies
IIT grads are highly sought after in Silicon Valley. Are they bringing deep-rooted prejudices with them?