Can our culture contribute to the design of our homes? Can it reveal the story of who we are, how we live and why we are drawn to certain type of forms? Continue reading “Home Design & Culture: an alliance”
What makes ‘home sweet home’? It’s a reflection of our persona, passion and panache. A home is an echo of what we believe in, aspire for and live by. “A beautiful home is about a home that’s alive. A home that breathes, that talks, where you hear laughter.” – Shabnam Gupta; Interior designer, Shabnam Gupta Designs. Continue reading “Her Home, Her Way”
I had an opportunity to interact with 3rd year architecture students from Mumbai on the topic of Architectural Journalism. It was an epilogue to their elective for the semester. With two hours in hand I had to deliver a format and a framework of architectural writing that was lucid and could add value to their current frame of reference.
It all started with a flat sheet of paper!
A few folds and whoosh…, a square piece of paper turns into a 3D object. We expound the journey of origami through design, detail and dexterity. Continue reading “ORIGAMI: Fluid, fertile & functional”